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QUESTION 11. A PMHNP is caring for a 21-year-old woman who is suffering from anxiety and is havingdifficulty managing stress. Which of the following would be an appropriate step by thePMHNP?A.Asking the patient what she does to relieve anxietyB.Giving the patient basic stress management activitiesC.Developing a plan together that is not overwhelmingD.All of the above
D1 pointsQUESTION 21. The PMHNP is working with a 56-year-old man who is being seen because of hisanxiety and depression. During the therapy sessions, the PMHNP assists the patient indiscussing his experiences and expanding on his thoughts and feelings. He tells thePMHNP stories about how he used to be teased by his coworkers at the office forbecoming too anxious in large conference rooms. The PMHNP listens to the patient andhelps focus on his strengths to promote self-understanding. Which principle bestaccounts for the PMHNP‟s interactions with the patient?
A1 pointsQUESTION 31. The PMHNP is working with an adult patient who has somatic complaints caused by ahistory of childhood abuse. As part of the therapeutic process, what does the PMHNPdo to assess and organize a trauma history?
1 pointsQUESTION 41. One of the strategies the PMHNP wants to try includes sleep restriction. What will thePMHNP suggest to follow sleep restriction therapy?
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B.“Restrict the amount of time you spend in bed.”C.“Restrict the amount of exercise you do prior to going to bed.”D.“Restrict the amount of food you eat before bedtime.”B1 pointsQUESTION 51. True or false: A PMHNP may ask his patient to describe her relationship with her father,both as a child and now, in order to assess interpersonal style.TrueFalseTrue
1 pointsQUESTION 61. An initial evaluation reveals that an 11-year-old patient has moved to a new school afterher parents‟ recent divorce, and is having trouble making friends. The patient hasnormal mental status and exhibits appropriate behavior. What is the most appropriatescale for the PMHNP to use to get more information?
2www.OnlineNursingPapers.com1 pointsQUESTION 71. The PMHNP is caring for a patient who seems to seek affection and attention from thePMHNP and others in the clinic, as well as displays heightened emotional responses tofeelings of being excluded. What therapeutic approach does the PMHNP use todecrease autonomic arousal in the patient?

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