Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing Quiz Questions

Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing Quiz Questions

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  1. Which among the following drug is not used to treat the side effects of antipsychotics?
  2. a). Anticholinergics.
    b). Antibiotics.
    c). Antihistamines.
    d). Amantidine

  3. Antipsychotics are contraindicated in the following conditions except?
  4. a). Children under 3 years.
    b). Comatose patients.
    c). Bone marrow depression.
    d). Maniac patients.

  5. Which of the following condition may develops due to abrupt termination or reduction of the antipsychotic drug after long term-high dose therapy?
  6. a). Parkinsonism.
    b). Obesity.
    c). Tardive dyskinesia.
    d). Kidney failure.

  7. Antipsychotics are usually administered through the following routes except?
  8. a). Oral.
    b). Subcutaneous.
    c). Intravenous.
    d). Intramuscular.

  9. Due to agranulocytosis, the side effect of antipsychotics the nurse should observe the following symptoms in patients?
  10. a). Obesity.
    b). Mood swings.
    c). Anemia.
    d). Fever and sore throat.

  11. Amantidine should be given with caution to patients with?
  12. a). Asthma.
    b). Liver disease.
    c). Renal Impairment.
    d). Prostatic hypertrophy.

  13. Livedo reticularis, a red-blue netlike discoloration of the skin is the side effect of?
  14. a). Anticholinergics.
    b). Antihistamines.
    c). Antiparkinsonian.
    d). Amantidine.

  15. Which of the following neurotransmitter level is found reduced in depression?
  16. a). Serotonin.
    b). Epinephrine.
    c). Acetylcholine.
    d). Glutamate.

  17. Which group of drugs also called as mood stabilizers?
  18. a). Antipsychotics.
    b). Antidepressants.
    c). Antimanics.
    d). Antianxiety or anxiolytics.

  19. The anxiolytics, non-barbiturate benzodiazepines are believed to increase or help which of the following inhibitory neurotransmitter?
  20. a). Dopamine.
    b). Nor epinephrine.
    c). Serotonin.
    d). GABA.

  21. Which of the following is not a individual psychotherapy?
  22. a). Hypnotherapy.
    b). Transactional therapy.
    c). Reality Therapy.
    d). Insight psychotherapy.

  23. The duration of electric current applied during E.C.T?
  24. a). 0.1 to 1 sec.
    b). 1 to 10 sec.
    c). 3 to 6 sec.
    d). 1 to 2 minutes.

  25. To reduce metallic taste of lithium, it should be given?
  26. a). In the morning.
    b). After sleeping.
    c). In powder form.
    d). During or after the meal.

  27. In following which drug may cause oculogyric crisis?
  28. a). Antimanics.
    b). Antipsychotic.
    c). Antidepressant.
    d). Antipyretic.

  29. Putting a bitter taste on nails for nail biting is an example of ?
  30. a). Flooding.
    b). Aversion therapy.
    c). Systemic desensitization.
    d). Hypnosis.

  31. Who is the founder of psychoanalysis?
  32. a). Bleuler.
    b). Freud.
    c). Erikson.
    d). Kanner.

  33. Stage of mania which characterized by intense sense of happiness is?
  34. a). Euphoria.
    b). Elation.
    c). Ecstasy.
    d). Exaltation.

  35. A form of behavior which is usually follows obsession is?
  36. a). Phobia.
    b). Compulsion.
    c). Delusion.
    d). Delirium.

  37. Reduced speech production is termed as?
  38. a). Poverty of ideation.
    b). Mutism.
    c). Poverty of speech.
    d). Echolalia.

  39. The schizophrenia that is characterized by marked disturbance of motor behavior is?
  40. a). Catatonic schizophrenia.
    b). Hebephrenic schizophrenia.
    c). Residual Schizophrenia.
    d). Paranoid schizophrenia.

  41. Excessive retention of memory is?
  42. a). Amnesia.
    b). Hyper amnesia.
    c). Paramnesia.
    d). Anemia.

  43. Exaggerated pathological fear of strangers is termed as?
  44. a). Agrophobia.
    b). Acrophobia.
    c). Algophobia.
    d). Xenophobia.

  45. An unpleasurable reaction to an unreal or imagined danger, is termed as?
  46. a). Fear.
    b). Anxiety.
    c). Apathy.
    d). Ambivalence.

  47. Which of the following is a disorder of attention?
  48. a). Amnesia.
    b). Paramnesia.
    c). Distractibility.
    d). Delusion.

  49. Type of delusion is commonly seen in manic patients?
  50. a). Delusion of persecution.
    b). Delusion of grandeur.
    c). Nihilistic delusion.
    d). Delusion of guilt.

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