Psychiatric Nursing Quiz (51-55)

---> Psychiatric Nursing Quiz (56-60)

51. When assessing a client's level of stress caused by significant life events, which of the following would the nurse use?

a. Holmes and Rahe's Theory
b. The general adaptation syndrome theory
c. The general systems theory
d. Lazarus's Theory

52. A women seeking help at a community mental health center complains of fatigue, sensitivity to criticism, decreased libido, and feeling self conscious. She also has aches and pains. A nursing diagnosis for this client might include:

a. Delayed growth and development.
b. Ineffective role performance.
c. Posttrauma syndrome.
d. Situational low self-esteem .

53. Which psychological or personality factor is most likely to predispose an individual to medication abuse?

a. Low self-esteem and unresolved rage
b. Desire to inflict pain upon one's self
c. Dependent personality disorder
d. Antisocial personality disorder

54. Your client is taking clozapine (Clozaril) and complains of a sore throat. This symptom may be an indication of which of the following adverse reactions?

a. Extrapyramidal reaction
b. Tardive dyskinesia
c. Reye's syndrome
d. Agranulocytosis

55. Which commonly administered psychiatric medication is prescribed in individualized dosages according to the blood levels of the drug?

a. chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
b. alprazolam (Xanax)]
c. lithium carbonate (Lithane)
d. thioridazine (Mellaril)

---> Answers and Rationale

---> Psychiatric Nursing Quiz (46-50)

No comments:

Post a Comment