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1. The PMHNP is assessing a patient who has been receiving months of outpatient psychotherapy. According to the PMHNP‟s assessment, the patient is nearing the termination phase of their therapeutic relationship because the patient‟s symptoms have improved, and the patient shows progress managing behaviors and decision-making abilities according to the diagnosis. How does the PMHNP approach termination with this patient?
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1 points Question 43 1. A 38-year-old patient has been having trouble communicating with his teenage daughter. Using a solution- focused therapy approach, the PMHNP responds by saying, “When was a time that a communication problem could have occurred, but did not?” In this case, what type of question is the PMHNP asking?
1 points Question 44 1. A 12-year-old girl was referred for treatment after witnessing the physical abuse of her sibling by their mother. The patient has been anxious and irritable since the experience. What evidence-based treatment would be most appropriate for the PMHNP to use?
C. Psychodynamic therapy D. Behavioral parent training 1 points Question 45 1. Linda is a 65-year-old patient who has completed initial treatment for alcohol addiction and anxiety problems. She is motivated to continue her treatment gains and have a healthy lifestyle. How would the PMHNP apply a mindfulness approach to this case? A A. Help Linda develop an awareness of triggers in order to have greater control over physical and emotional responses B. Encourage Linda to have her husband and children participate in family therapy to facilitate her integration into the community C. Ask Linda to do homework to elicit any other feelings related to her addictive behavior and evaluate her progress D. All of the above
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1 points Question 46 1. The PMHNP is caring for a geriatric patient who expresses symptoms of gastrointestinal problems, aches and pains, and loss of appetite. The patient reports feeling lonely, as more of his friends have been passing away over the recent months and years. The PMHNP focuses on which therapeutic approach for this patient? A
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