Aug 16, 2019

Mental Health Nursing Sample Question Papers Download Free Pdf

Mental Health Nursing Sample Question
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Mental Health Nursing Question Set


1. Among the following psychiatric illness, the client is most likely to have insight in ________
(a) Paranoid Schizophrenia
(b) Delusional disorder
(c) Paranoid personality disorder
(d) Involutional melancholia

2. Among the following, which one considered as positive symptom of schizophrenia?
(a) Inappropriate affect
(b) Delusion
(c) Withdrawl
(d) Loosening of associations

3. ‘Dramatic self mutilation” occur during acute phase of schizophrenia is known as ______
(a) Capgras syndrome
(b) Metabolic syndrome
(c) Schizotypical syndrome
(d) Van Gough syndrome

4. Mutism,stupor and posturing suggestive of ________
(a) Retarded catatonia
(b) Catatonic excitement
(c) Hebephrenic schizophrenia
(d) Simple schizopherenia

5. A client is diagnosed with alcoholic dementia. What nursing intervention is appropriate for this client’s nursing diagnosis of altered sensory perception?
(a) Assess vital signs
(b) Decrease environmental stimuli
(c) Maintain a nonjudgmental approach
(d) Empathetically confront denial

6. A client diagnosed with schizophrenia is experiencing emotional ambivalence. When the nurse educates the client’s family, which would best describe this symptom?
(a) An inward focus on a fantasy world
(b) The simultaneous need for and fear of intimacy
(c) Impairment in social functioning, including social isolation
(d) The lack of emotional expression

7. Which intervention is a nurse’s priority when working with a client suspected of having a conversion disorder?
(a) Avoid situations in which secondary gains may occur
(b) Confront the client with the fact that anxiety is the cause of physical symptoms
(c) Teach the client alternative coping skills to use during times of stress
(d) Monitor assessments, lab reports to rule out organic pathology

8. A nurse is assessing a client in the mental health clinic. For 3 weeks, the client has been exhibiting eccentric behaviors with blunted affect. There is impairment in the client’s role functioning. These symptoms are reflective of which phase in the development of schizophrenia?
(a) Phase I—schizoid personality
(b) Phase II—prodromal phase
(c) Phase III—schizophrenia
(d) Phase IV—residual phase

9. Schneider’s first rank symptoms of schizophrenia (FRS or SFRS) do NOT describe _______
(a) Made impulse
(b) Thought insertion
(c) Made act
(d) Illogical thinking

10. Pin point pupils suggestive of ______
(a) Opioid overdose
(b) Cannabis overdose
(c) Cocaine overdose
(d) LSD overdose

11. The drug which used to prevent withdrawal symptoms of client who is suffering from acute intoxication of opioid (Morphine) is ______
(a) Clonidine
(b) Naltrexone
(c) Diazepam
(d) Disulfiron

12. Wernicke’s encephalopathy is a deficiency of ______,which occur in chronic alcoholic patient.
(a) Riboflavin
(b) Niacin
(c) Thiamine
(d) Pyridoxine

13. Dipsomania refers to _______
(a) Obsession to drink alcohol
(b) Compulsion to drink alcohol
(c) Ecstasy of hallucinogens
(d) Hypomania

14. Organic amnestic syndrome is characterised by the following clinical features all, EXCEPT____:
(a) Impairment of memory
(b) No disturbance of consciousness
(c) Disturbance in intelligence
(d) Disturbance in personality

15. Among the following, which one drug acts as “Cholinesterase inhibitor” used for cognitive impairement?
(a) Mirtazapine
(b) Temazepam
(c) Paroxetine
(d) Tacrine

16. The major difference between dementia and pseudodementia is _____
(a) Judgment
(b) Disorientation
(c) Intelligence
(d) Abstract thinking

17. A client diagnosed with bipolar disorder states, “My mom has a history of depression”. While teaching about predisposing factors, using a biological theory, which client statement indicates that teaching has been successful?
(a) “I am going to weigh the pros and cons before having children.”
(b) “My negative thoughts about myself are making me worse.”
(c) “It is entirely my mother’s fault that I have this disorder.”
(d) “I learned how to cope by watching my family interactions.”

18. A client diagnosed with schizophrenia is experiencing emotional ambivalence. When the nurse educates the client’s family, which would best describe this symptom?
(a) An inward focus on a fantasy world
(b) The simultaneous need for and fear of intimacy
(c) Impairment in social functioning, including social isolation
(d) The lack of emotional expression

19. The nurse is planning care for a client with a long history of cocaine abuse who has recently been admitted to the substance abuse unit. The nurse intentionally keeps the treatment plan simple. What is the underlying rationale for this decision?
(a) The client would be unable to focus because of the use of denial
(b) The client is at high risk for mild to moderate cognitive problems
(c) Physical complications would impede learning
(d) The client has arrested in developmental progression

20. Which of the following ego defense mechanisms describe the underlying dynamics of somatization disorder?
(a) Repression of anger
(b) Suppression of grief
(c) Denial of depression
(d) Preoccupation with pain

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