Chapter 6 The Nursing Process in Mental Health Nursing

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Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ 1. It has been determined that the client outcomes for an acutely depressed client have been partially met. Which question should the nurse ask to maximize the overall success of the client's treatment plan? (Select all that apply.) A) Is the outcome one that the client can realistically achieve? B) Should the timetable for goal achievement be extended? C) Is the client motivated sufficiently to achieve the goal? D) Which interventions, if any, have proven to be ineffective? E) Is the client capable of achieving any therapeutic goal? 2. The nurse is reviewing the nursing diagnoses identified for a client diagnosed with major depression. Which information should be consistent with the parts of the nursing diagnosis? (Select all that apply.) A) Actual or potential problem related to the client's problem B) Causative or contributing factors C) Nursing interventions specific to the client D) Behavior or symptoms that support the problem E) Methods to evaluate client progress 3. Which would be considered a long-term outcome for a client diagnosed with schizophrenia who is actively hallucinating? 4. The nurse is completing a psychosocial assessment. Which exemplifies objective data gathered during a client's psychosocial assessment? Page 1
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