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Chapter 10: Developmental Processes MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Developmental tasks may be defined as: 1. all the activities performed throughout life. 2. activities learned primarily in the middle years of life. 3. things to be learned and accomplished in each stage of life. 4. all actions taken when confronted with specific problems. ANS: 3 Developmental processes are changes that present challenges that must be undertaken and mastered for a person to go on to the next stage successfully. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 122 OBJ: 1 TOP: Developmental Tasks KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 2. The 21-year-old patient, admitted to the hospital yesterday has had constant visitors, who come and go continually. The nurse assesses this display from friends as part of the develop- mental process of young adults who: 1. require many superficial relationships. 2. do not require much rest for recovery. 3. are socially oriented. 4. need to combat loneliness. ANS: 3 Developmental tasks for young adults center on acceptance of self, independence, intimacy, and social interactions. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: 123, Table 10-1 OBJ: 3 TOP: Developmental Tasks: Young Adulthood KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 3. The nurse explains that intimacy means that a relationship has developed that: 1. allows for sexual expression. 2. gives priority to the well-being of another over one’s own. 3. guarantees a suitable setting for the selection of a mate. 4. requires exclusion of all others. ANS: 2 Intimacy refers to a situation in which the well-being of another takes priority. Intimacy does not guarantee a suitable spouse nor require that other interpersonal relations be aban- doned. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 123, Table 10-1 OBJ: 1 TOP: Developmental Tasks: Young Adulthood KEY: Nursing Process Step: N/A
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MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 4. The nurse observes all of the following behaviors in a 30-year-old man. The behavior that is not characteristic of a young adult’s developmental task is: 1. living in his or her own apartment. 2. accepting a place on the board of a community agency. 3. interacting with a large group of friends. 4. dating many different young women. ANS: 4 As young adults enter their 30s and 40s, their focus is directed mainly toward raising a fam- ily and furthering their career. No evidence of a heterosexual intimate relationship is not in keeping with developmental tasks. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: 122-123 OBJ: 1 TOP: Developmental Tasks: Young Adulthood KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 5. By the age of 35, young adults should think about: 1. leaving home and establishing their own life.
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