Eating disorders depression psychologic physiologic illness and anxiety

Eating disorders depression psychologic physiologic

This preview shows page 67 - 70 out of 548 pages.

distress recollection and dreams. Eating disorders, depression, psychologic-physiologic illness, and anxiety reactions are all mental health problems associated with repeated abuse. DIF: Cognitive Level: Analyze REF: pp. 99-100 TOP: Nursing Process: Diagnosis MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity MULTIPLE RESPONSE 1. The nurse who is evaluating the client for potential abuse should be aware that IPV includes a number of different forms of abuse, including which of the following? (Select all that apply.) a. Physical b. Sexual c. Emotional d. Psychologic e. Financial ANS: A, B, D, E Physical, sexual, financial, and psychologic abuse can all be components in a relationship with IPV. Emotional abuse is a form of psychologic abuse. DIF: Cognitive Level: Understand REF: p. 98 TOP: Nursing Process: Assessment MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial and Physiologic Integrity 2. What are some common characteristics of a potential male batterer? (Select all that apply.) a. High level of self-esteem b. High frustration tolerance c. Substance abuse problems d. Excellent verbal skills e. Personality disorders ANS: C, E
Image of page 67
Substance abuse and personality disorders are often observed in batterers. Typically, the batterer has low self-esteem. Batterers usually have a low frustration level (i.e., they easily lose their temper). Batterers characteristically have poor verbal skills and can especially have difficulty expressing their feelings. DIF: Cognitive Level: Understand REF: p. 100 TOP: Nursing Process: Diagnosis MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity 3. Which nursing diagnoses would be most applicable for battered women? (Select all that apply.) a. Loss of trust b. Ineffective family coping c. Situational low self-esteem d. Risk for self-directed violence e. Enhanced communication ANS: A, B, C, D Loss of trust, ineffective family coping, situational low self-esteem, and risk for self-directed violence are potential nursing diagnoses associated with battered women. A more appropriate nursing diagnosis for a battered woman would be impaired communication. DIF: Cognitive Level: Analyze REF: p. 108 TOP: Nursing Process: Diagnosis MSC: Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity 4. A thorough abuse assessment screen should be completed on all female clients. This screen should include which components? (Select all that apply.) a. Asking the client if she has ever been slapped, kicked, punched, or physically hurt by her partner b. Asking the client if she is afraid of her partner c. Asking the client if she has been forced to perform sexual acts d. Diagramming the client’s current injuries on a body map e. Asking the client what she did wrong to elicit the abuse ANS: A, B, C, D
Image of page 68