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Psychiatric nursing notes

Psychiatric nursing notes

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Situation - Rape is one of the most tragic things that could happen toanyone especially with young girls. Incidence such as these could developinto a crisis situation involving not only the rape victims but also theirfamilies.
1. This type of crisis could be an example of which of the following?a. Combination of developmental and situationalb. Situationalc. Emotionald. Developmental2. Noemi, a staff nurse in the emergency room, realizes that she has an importantrole to play as a patient advocate to rape victims. To demonstrate this role, shetakes note of one of the responsibilities?a. Since this is a legal case, call the press about the incidence of rapeb. Perform thorough physical assessment and documenting objectively all theevidences of rapec. Ask the patient to stay in one isolated room first to provide privacy whileattending to other patientsd. Provide emotional support first and postponed physical assessment when patientis already calm3. Which of the following is a form of active, focused, emotional environmental firstaid for patients in crisis?a. Attitude therapyb. Psychotherapyc. Crisis interventiond. Re-motivation technique4. Which of the following is true with regards to crisis?a. Crisis is self-limitingb. After crisis, the individual always return to a pre-crisis state or conditionc. Crisis always result in adaptive behaviord. The person in crisis is not susceptible for any help5. If help is not provided in a crisis situation, an individual may spontaneouslyresolve in negatively or positively by returning to pre-crisis state, usually withinwhich of the following duration?a. 2-3 weeksb. 3-4 weeksc. 1-2 weeksd. 4-6 weeks
Situation - Nurse Medie has been encountering schizophrenic and differentpsychotic disorders.
6. A male client who has delusions of persecution and auditory hallucination is admitted forpsychiatric evaluation after stabbing a friend. Later a nurse on the unit greets the client bysaying, "Good evening. How are you?" The client who has been referring to himself as"man," answers, "The man is bad." This is example of:a. Dissociationb. Transferencec. Displacementd. Reaction formation7. A disturb client starts to repeat phrase that others have just said. This type of speech isknown as:

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