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44.Question:During a group therapy session, a member shares that she often feels lonelyand depressed. She has been turning down invitations _to_ spend time with friends lately,because she does not want _to_ leave the house. What is an appropriate step for the PMHNP _to_take?45.Question:The social microcosm theory is a theory that relates _to_ group composition.In accordance with this theory, the PMHNP is aware that the group must consist of which of thefollowing?46.Question:A client is ... discussing many problems and complaints during group therapy.However, when other group members attempt _to_ offer advice, the client does not accept it.Based on this observation, what can the PMHNP determine about the client?
47.Question:The PMHNP is meeting with an adult woman and her father, who is 85 yearsold. The father stays quiet most of the session. The daughter explains he is mad at her for“bringing him _to_ a see a shrink.” The daughter reports that things have been tense in the housesince her father moved in. The father has a his_to_ry of depression, though he does not take anymedication for it. In addition, lately the father seems _to_ never sleep. “I hear him rummagingaround in the kitchen, the garage, the living room, at all hours of the night. Sometimes he’ll napduring the day, but not much. This is putting a strain on my marriage, because my husband can’tsleep with all of this going on.” Which therapeutic approach does the PMHNP identify as mostappropriate for the 85-year-old father?48.Question:A patient in group therapy named Ted shares personal information for the firsttime. He seems nervous but continues _to_ talk. How might the PMHNP use nonverbal positivereinforcement _to_ support Ted’s feeling more comfortable?49.Question:A 36-year-old client attends group therapy regularly but is consistently tardy.The client explains that job and family obligations interfere with attendance _to_ the group.What is the most appropriate intervention by the PMHNP?50.Question:A group member who suffers from depression and anxiety says during thesession, “I don’t see how any of this is going _to_ help. I am still _to_o anxious _to_ leave thehouse and do the things I want _to_ do.” What is an appropriate response by the PMHNP?51.Question:A PMHNP is putting _to_gether a heterogeneous, interactional therapy group.During an initial screening, a patient explains that he is ... because he keeps getting fired fromnew jobs after several months. The therapist asks, “Why do you think those companies let yougo?” The patient’s reply is, “Those companies are all terrible. They don’t know how _to_ treatemployees.” After asking the patient if he thought about his role in getting fired, the patient says,“Why should I? I am not part of the problem.” Based on this information, what is an appropriateobservation by the PMHNP?52.Question:One group member is ... by the PMHNP as the monopolist of the group.Which behavior does the PMHNP believe this member is most likely _to_ display?53.Question:

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