Psychiatric Nursing: Lecture II Fall 2007 Review Chapter 13 Directions: Understanding anxiety is the foundation for developing knowledge

of the new content. Answer the following questions from chapter 13. I. Define the following terms: A. stress B. anxiety C. dysfunctional behavior D. fear E. normal anxiety F. acute (state) anxiety G. chronic (trait) anxiety II. III. IV. V. Describe the four levels of anxiety. Describe interventions for mild to moderate levels of anxiety. Describe interventions for severe to panic levels of anxiety. Analyze the scenario in the critical thinking activity on pages 223-224.

Chapter 14 – Anxiety Disorders Directions: Answer the following questions. I. II. III. IV. When does anxiety become a problem? What is the common element of anxiety disorders? Describe the types of anxiety disorders. What is a panic attack?

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Define each of the following terms: A. agoraphobia B. phobia C. specific phobia D. obsessions E. compulsions

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What defense mechanisms are used in anxiety disorder? What are some of the possible nursing diagnoses associated with anxiety disorders?

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What nursing interventions may be used to help a client with anxiety disorders?

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What medications are used for the treatment of anxiety disorders?

Chapter 15: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders Directions: Answer the following questions. I. Define the following terms: A. somatoform disorders B. somatization C. malingering D. factitious disorders E. psychosomatic illness II. III. Describe the somatoform disorders. What defense mechanisms are associated with somatoform disorders?

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Describe the dissociative disorders. What are some of the possible nursing diagnoses associated with somatoform and dissociative disorders?

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What nursing interventions may be used to help a person with anxiety disorders?

Chapter 16: Personality Disorders Directions: Answer the following questions. I. II. Define the following terms: What are the four characteristics that all the personality disorders have in common? III. IV. Describe the types of personality disorders. What are some of the possible nursing diagnoses associated with personality disorders? V. What nursing interventions may be used to help a client with personality disorders? VI. What types of medications may be ordered for clients with personality disorders?

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