Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 7th Edition Videbeck Test Bank
Table of Contents
Unit I: CURRENT THEORIES AND PRACTICE
1: Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
2: Neurobiologic Theories and Psychopharmacology
3: Psychosocial Theories and Therapy
4: Treatment Settings and Rehabilitation Programs
Unit I I: BUILDING THE NURSE-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
5: Therapeutic Relationships
6: Therapeutic Communication
7: Client’s Response to Illness
Unit I II: CURRENT SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL CONCERNS
9: Legal and Ethical Issues
10: Anger, Hostility, and Aggression
11: Abuse and Violence
12: Grief and Loss
Unit I V: NURSING PRACTICE FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
13: Anxiety and Stress-Related Illness
15: Mood Disorders
16: Personality Disorders
17: Substance Abuse
18: Eating Disorders
19: Somatoform Disorders
20: Child and Adolescent Disorders
21: Cognitive Disorders
Glossary of Key Terms, Disorders, Other Terms
Appendix A: DSM-IV-TR Classification
Appendix B: NANDA Approved Nursing Diagnoses
Appendix C: Drug Classification Under the Controlled Substances Act
Appendix D: Sexual/Gender Disorders (NEW)
Appendix E: Sleep Disorders (NEW)
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 7th Edition, Sheila l,. Videbeck Test Bank
1. The nurse is assessing the factors contributing to the well-being of a newly admitted
client. Which of the following would the nurse identify as having a positive impact
on the individual’s mental health?
A) Not needing others for companionship
B) The ability to effectively manage stress
C) A family history of mental illness
D) Striving for total self-reliance
Individual factors influencing mental health include biologic makeup, autonomy,
independence, self-esteem, capacity for growth, vitality, ability to find meaning in life,
emotional resilience or hardiness, sense of belonging, reality orientation, and coping or
stress management abilities. Interpersonal factors such as intimacy and a balance of
separateness and connectedness are both needed for good mental health, and therefore a
healthy person would need others for companionship. A family history of mental
illness could relate to the biologic makeup of an individual, which may have a negative
impact on an individual’s mental health, as well as a negative impact on an individual’s
interpersonal and socialñcultural factors of health. Total self-reliance is not possible,
and a positive social/cultural factor is access to adequate resources.
2. Which of the following statements about mental illness are true? Select all that apply.
A) Mental illness can cause significant distress, impaired functioning, or both.
B) Mental illness is only due to social/cultural factors.
C) Social/cultural factors that relate to mental illness include excessive dependency
on or withdrawal from relationships.
D) Individuals suffering from mental illness are usually able to cope effectively with
E) Individuals suffering from mental illness may experience dissatisfaction with
relationships and self.
Ans: A, D, E
Mental illness can cause significant distress, impaired functioning, or both. Mental
illness may be related to individual, interpersonal, or social/cultural factors. Excessive
dependency on or withdrawal from relationships are interpersonal factors that relate to
mental illness. Individuals suffering from mental illness can feel overwhelmed with
daily life. Individuals suffering from mental illness may experience dissatisfaction with
relationships and self.