Schizophrenia & related disorders
Eating & Anxiety
Take Your Meds
Neurocognitive Disorders
Behaviors
Miscellaneous
100

Risk factors for schizophrenia include...

Male gender and genetics

100

Anorexics typically have this comorbidity....

What is OCD?

100

Jerking movements and twitching of the face and tongue are referred to as this side effect

What is tardive dyskinesia?

100

Inability to smell; can occur in dementia

What is anosmia?

100

This must occur prior to removing restraints

What is the client must demonstrate calm, appropriate behaviors?

100

Occurs when the nurse transfers or responds their personal feelings to a patient who reminds them of their own family member or friend.

What is countertransference?

200

Anhedonia, poor hygiene, lack of social skills, lack of emotion...

What are negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

200

Clients with anorexia continue to have this belief. 

What is the feeling that they are fat?

200

Important education for a client taking an SSRI includes...

What is reporting an increase in suicidal ideations?

200

Sudden onset mental status change usually brought on by substances, hospitalization, and infections

What is delirium?

200

Priorities in caring for a patient in the manic phase...name 3

Safety

Nutrition

Rest/Sleep

Medication adherence


200

A nurse arranges for an aid to sit with a client overnight to avoid the use of restraints, referring to this ethical principle.

What is nonmalificence?

300

Hallucinations, delusions, paranoia....

What are positive symptoms of schizophrenia?

300

The term for when a client who was in the military experiences the feeling that they are back in the war...

What is a flashback?

300
Symptoms including dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation or urinary retention, that can be side effects of many antipsychotic agents.
What is EPS (extrapyramidal symptoms)?
300

One of the best communication strategies to improve the orientation of a client.

What is call the person by name everytime you see them?

300

Providing an older client with dementia with a PRN benzo can have this effect.

What is the increased risk of falls?

300

Three reasons a person will be a 302.

What is danger to self, danger to others, and unable to care for self?

400

A disorder that includes disturbance of thought & mood

What is schizoaffective disorder?

400

When refeeding syndrome is suspected, it is vital to...

What is assessing lung sounds and peripheral edema?

400

These types of antipsychotics have the fewest side effects.

What are second-generation antipsychotics?


400

The recommended diet which promotes cognitive function in adults.

MIND diet

400

Assess these things when a client is in restraints. Name 2

What is...?

Circulation

Need to use the bathroom

Need to eat 

Comfort/basic needs


400

Confidentiality can be breached in this instance.

What is when the client threatens the life of another individual?

500

This phase of schizophrenia is where the client is withdrawn and has fewer delusions.

What is the prodromal phase?

500
A nurse provides calm, brief directive communication to an individual experiencing this

What is panic?

500

A shuffling, propulsive gait, masklike face, and drooling side effects caused by antipsychotics.

What is Pseudoparkinsonism?

500

Term refers to recognizing emotions, and being able to theorize what others are thinking.

What is social cognition?

500

This is a good technique to use when two clients are arguing in the therapeutic milieu

What is distraction?

500

A nonpharmacologic treatment utilized to treat a variety of mental health disorders. Focuses on changing a person's thinking patterns.

What is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)?

600

A diagnosis that typically only has a duration of symptoms from one to six months...

What is schizophreniform disorder?

600

It is imperative that a nurse working with a client in a panic ensures they...

What is the feeling that they are safe?

600

A life-threatening side effect that includes severe HTN, tachycardia, tachypnea, and pyrexia rarely induced by antipsychotics.

What is Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome?

600

One of the first things affected by a client with Alzheimer's consists of multitasking, planning, and organization

What is executive functioning?

600

Name which types of clients should have rooms assigned closer to the nurses' station. (name 3)

Who are clients that are...?

Suicidal

Aggressive

Demonstrating self-injurious behaviors

Delusional/Paranoid

600

Enacted in 2008, this act requires that insurances cover mental health conditions

What is The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act?

700

This complication during pregnancy can actually place a child at risk for developing schizophrenia.

What is a viral infection?

700

This model assists in identifying risk factors or vulnerabilities for stress.

What is the diathesis-stress model?

700

A potential adverse effect of atypical antipsychotics may include sore throats and muscle aches. This could lead to....

What is agranulocytosis?

700

Interventions for a client experiencing delirium (name 5)

Monitor neurological status

Monitor vital signs

Decrease Stimuli

Arrange for a 1:1

Assess for pain

Assess if the client needs fluids/food/elimination


700

Sign that a client is escalating in anger (includes physiological and psychological). Name 3

Who is a client that...

Has increased blood pressure

Has tachycardia 

Pacing back and forth

Has clenched fists

Is yelling at other clients

700

The historical nursing leader who helped focus practice to recognize the importance of science in psychiatric nursing...

Who is Hildegard Peplau?

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