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test 1 mental health

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How would you explain the etiology of schizophrenia to a family of a patient? Explain to them that many biological, environmental, and psychological factors contribute to mental illness.
What information would a nurse provide for a family dealing with schizophrenia? Providing them with literature or websites to help them better understand the illness, and answering any and all questions to the best of your ability. Also, helping them with any concerns they have, and actively listening if they need to talk.
Using the Global assessment of functioning, how would you assess a patient who is catatonic and has not eaten nor bathed in a week? I would rate this pt at a 15 based on their lack of communication and inability to function in almost all areas (staying in bed, not eating)
What are the symptoms of a mental illness? Inability to: -think rationally -communicate appropriately -learn -grow emotionally -be resilient -have a healthy self esteem
What behaviors would demonstrate a mentally healthy person? Ability to laugh and play, Maintain a healthy self-concept and self-value,Ability to work and be productive,Think clearly: problem solve, use good judgment, reason logically, reach insightful conclusions, be creative, Relate to others,Ability to control o
How you assess lives at home, socializes little, has everyone make decisions for him, and yet feels he is as happy as anyone else? Assess the situation, build a therapeutic relationship with him, but establishing boundaries. Assess his cognitive and psychological states He may feel happy, but there may be underlying issues preventing him from becoming independent.
What statements by a patient would indicate to you that he may be experiencing a mental illness? I wish/want to be dead. I am worthless. I hear voices. Talking to self.
How would you explain a 2 year olds behavior to a parent in terms of Freud’s stages of development? The Anal Stage-During this stage the child is first confronted with the issue of toilet training and expulsion habits. This is a child’s first experience with the concept of control. "anal-expulsive personality" , "anal-retentive personality"
How would you explain a 2 year olds behavior to a parent in terms of stages of development Erickson’s? Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt;Toilet Training, Clothing Themselves
Erickson’s stages of development; how would a person look if that person had not completed a particular stage?) Infancy-decreased bonding Early Childhood-not toilet training, withdrawn behavior Late Childhood -Aggressive, not sharing School Age- Limited Friends, no activities Adolescence - not social, not learning to take care of self
Erickson’s stages of development; how would a person look if that person had not completed a particular stage?) Early Adulthood - no personal relationships Middle Adulthood - not trying to reach goals Later Years - depression
How would you respond to a patient who thinks he has too much stress in his life? What is the stress in your life? How does that make you feel?
What is the purpose of cognitive therapy? It is a treatment method that emphasizes the revision of a person’s maladaptive thought processes, perceptions, and attitudes.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) ) helps people recognize thought are not accurate, sensible or useful.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) How people feel and behave is largely determined by the way they think about the world and their places in it. CBT is used to treat depression, anxiety, phobias, and pain problems
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