Chapter 6 Post Test

Chapter 6 Post Test - Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy Submitted : 4/9/2011 9:13:19 PM Grade: 100.0% Attempt Number: 1 Questions Attempted: 21/21 1. An adolescent client is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. He has an identical twin brother who has not shown signs of the illness. His mother asks the nurse how likely it is that the unaffected twin will develop the disorder. Which statement should the nurse reply with? 1 Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy Submitted : 4/9/2011 9:13:19 PM Grade: 100.0% Attempt Number: 1 Questions Attempted: 21/21 a. “No great er chan ce than indivi dual s in the gene ral popu latio n.” b. “An 8 to10 % chan ce of deve lopin g the disor der.” c. “A 40 to 70% chan ce of deve lopin g the disor der.” d. “Clo se to 100 % chan ce of deve lopin g the disor der.” 2 Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy Submitted : 4/9/2011 9:13:19 PM Grade: 100.0% Attempt Number: 1 Questions Attempted: 21/21 Grade: 1 User Responses: c.“A 40 to 70% chance of developing the disorder.” Feedback: a. Rationale: A monozygotic twin has a 40 to 70% chance of developing bipolar disorder if the other twin is diagnosed with the disorder. Bipolar illness occurs more frequently in monozygotic twins than in dizygotic twins, so heredity is an important factor to consider in the development of this disorder. Cognitive Level: Application Nursing Process: Implementation Client Need: Psychosocial Integrity 3 Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy Submitted : 4/9/2011 9:13:19 PM Grade: 100.0% Attempt Number: 1 Questions Attempted: 21/21 2. A nurse is studying the genetic contributions to mental illness. What information would explain why some individuals with a family history of mental illness do not develop mental illness? 4 Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy Submitted : 4/9/2011 9:13:19 PM Grade: 100.0% Attempt Number: 1 Questions Attempted: 21/21 a. Envir onm ental influ ence s inter act with gene s to influ ence expr essi on. b. The gene tic linka ge was inco mple te. c. Herit abilit y is not a facto r in ment al illnes s. d. The gene tic codi ng was alter ed. 5 Chapter 06 Post Test Radford,Cindy Submitted : 4/9/2011 9:13:19 PM Grade: 100.0% Attempt Number: 1 Questions Attempted: 21/21 Grade: 1 User Responses: a.Environmental influences interact with genes to influence expression. Feedback: a. Rationale: Environmental influences interact with genes to influence expression of genotype. Heritability does seem to be a factor in mental illness, but the roles of environmental influences, perinatal events, trauma, infections, and stress are also factors. Alterations in genetic coding are currently being used with diseases such as cancer and cystic fibrosis to supply healthy genes or block a defective gene. Linkage studies are a type of genetic blood study used to locate genes that are thought to be involved in susceptibility to emotional illness....
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