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Chapter 1 Mental Health and Mental IllnessQuestions1. When providing respectful, appropriate nursing care, how should the nurse identify the patient and his or her observable characteristics?d. The patient in room 234 is displaying manic behavior2. Recognizing the frequency of depression among the American population, the nurse should advocate for which mental health promotion intervention?b. Providing regular depression screening for adolescent and teenage students3. Which statement made by a patient demonstrates a healthy degree of resilience? Select all that apply.a. “I try to remember not to take other people’s bad moods personally.”d. “I’ve learned to calm down before trying to defend my opinions.”e. “I know that discussing issues with my boss would help me get my point across.”4. Which statement demonstrates the nurse’s understanding of the effect of environmental factorson a patient’s mental health?c. “I’m not familiar with the patient’s Japanese’s cultural view on suicide.”5. When considering stigmatization, which statement made by the nurse demonstrates a need for immediate intervention by the nurse manager?b. “My experience has been that the Irish have a problem with alcohol use.”6. A nursing student new to psychiatric-mental health nursing asks a peer what resources he can use to figure out which symptoms are present in a specific psychiatric disorder. The best answer would be:d.DSM-57. Epidemiological studies contribute to improvements in care for individuals with mental disorders by:b. Identifying risk factors that contribute to the development of a disorder.d. Identifying which individuals will respond favorably to a specific treatment.8. Which of the following activities would be considered nursing care and appropriate to be performed by a basic level nurse for a patient suffering from mental illness?
b. Teaching coping skills for a specific family dynamic9. Which statement about mental illness is true?c. Mental illness changes with culture, time in history, political systems, and the groups defining it.10. The World Health Organization describes health as “a state of complete physical, mental, andsocial wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Which statement is true in regards to overall health? Select all that apply.b. Poor physical health can lead to mental distress and disorders.d. There is a strong relationship between physical health and mental health.Chapter 4 Treatment SettingsQuestions1. A patient needs supportive care for the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder. The new nurse demonstrates an understanding of the services provided by the various members of the patient’s mental healthcare team when he makes which statement:b. “Your counselor asked me to remind you of the group session on critical thinking at 2:00 today.”2. A patient has been voluntarily admitted to a mental health facility after an unsuccessful attempt to harm himself. Which statement demonstrates a need to better educate the patient on