Treatment of Mental Illness
Dynamics of Anger, Violence, and Crisis
Communication in Mental Health Nursing
The Nursing Process in Mental Health Nursing
Anxiety Disorders
100

The safe and secure structured environment that facilitates the therapeutic interaction between clients and members of the professional team

What is therapeutic milieu

100

An emotion triggered in response to threats, insulting situations, or anything that seriously hampers the intended actions of an individual

What is anger

100

A process of exchanging information involving the person sending a message, the person receiving the message and the message itself

What is communication

100

A scientific and systematic method for providing effective individualized nursing care and serves as an aid in resolving client problems

What is the nursing process

100

A vague, uneasy emotional feeling experienced by a person in response to a perceived threat or danger

What is anxiety

200

Name of a licensed physician who specializes in psychiatric or mental disorders

Who is a psychiatrist

200

Used repeatedly to intentionally bring harm or humiliation to another who is seen as weak or different

What is bullying

200

Speech patterns often reflect distorted thought and processing flaws that occur as the person is attempting to transmit a message. Name four of the seven common speech patterns

What are:

Blocking 

Circumstantiality

Echolalia

Loose association

Flight of ideas

Neologism

Verbigeration

200

Data provided by the client and typically include the client's history and perception of the present situation or problem, in addition to feelings, thoughts, symptoms, or emotions that he or she may be experiencing

What is subjective data

200

A avoidance of certain places or situations that tend to trigger the panic attacks

What is agoraphobia

300

A dialog between a mental health practioner and the client with a goal of reducing the symptoms of the emotional disturbance or disorder and improving the individual's personal and social well-being is called

What is psychotherapy

300

A pattern of behavior that is used by the perpetrator or batterer to gain power and control over another person through fear and intimidtion that often includes threats or use of physical violence

What is domestic violence

300

Therapeutic communication includes both ----------- and --------- techniques in the exchange of information between the nurse and the client

What is both verbal and non-verbal

300

It is intended to encourage, maintain, and re-establish a level of mental and physical functioning that promotes the clients well-being

What is nursing interventions

300

Recurrent persistent and unwanted thoughts or images that cause intense anxiety for the person experiencing them

What is obessions

400

Name the five major categories of drugs used to traet mental disorders

What are:

Antianxiety agents

Antidepressants

Mood stabilizers

Antipsychotic agents

Antiparkinson (antocholinergic) agents

400

This crisis differs from stredd and anxiety in that a state of disorganization and disarray occurs in the individual as usual coping strategies fail or are not available

What is a psychological crisis

400

It allows the client to regain composure or collect thoughts and is a way of showing respect and concern for what the client has to say

What is silence

400

The pahse which is a form of validation for the entire nursing process in the delivery of care to the client

What is the evaluation phase

400

Occurs in situations when embarrassment may result from the exposure and the individual is unable to control the symptoms

What is social phobia or social anxiety disorder

500

The process of working towards a common care goal that is mutually  shared by the client is referred to as

What is the therapeutic process

500

Three factors that can cause an individual to attempt or actually be successful at ending his or her own life

What are:

Anger

Depression

Guilt

500

Name five effective verbal communication techniques

What are: 

Clarification

Validation

Reflection or Parroting

Focusing

Giving information

Using silence

Offering of oneself

Reinforcing reality

Using a general lead

500

It includes the clients history and mental and emotional status including both subjective and objective data


What is a basic psychosocial nursing assessment

500

Used in the treatment of anxiety disorders, anxiety symptoms, acute alcohol withdrawal, and convulsive or seizure disorders

What are antianxiety agents or anxiolytics

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