The nurse is observing a client with an obsessive compulsive disorder in an in

The nurse is observing a client with an obsessive

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Question 129 The nurse is observing a client with an obsessive-compulsive disorder in an in-patient setting. Which of thefollowing behaviors is consistent with this diagnosis? A) Repeatedly checking that the door is locked
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B) Verbalized suspicions about thefts C) Preference for consistent care givers D) Repetitive, involuntary movements Review Information: The correct answer is:A) Repeatedly checking that the door is locked.   Question 130 A young adult seeks treatment in an out-patient mental health center. The client tells the nurse he is a government official being followed by spies. On further questioning, he reveals that his warnings must be heeded to prevent nuclear war. What is the MOST therapeutic approach by the nurse?   Question 131 The client's self-esteem is MOST damaged by the nurse's   Question 132
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An 8 year-old client is admitted to the child mental health unit for evaluation. Following his mother's departure, the client cries and refuses his dinner. The BEST approach by the nurse is to A) Offer to play with him B) Remind him that he is expected to eat his meals C) Tell him that he will be denied privileges for uncooperative behavior D) Tell him that his mother will be upset with him if he does not cooperate Review Information: The correct answer is:A) Offer to play with him. Play is both distracting and an avenue for a child's communication. Play facilitates mastery of feelings.   Question 133 A client is admitted to a psychiatric unit with delusions. The nurse can expect which of the following signs and symptoms?  
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