Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Quiz Questions

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Quiz Questions

This is 20 Nursing Quiz Questions having 5 marks for each right
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  1. Flight of idea refers to?
  2. Pattern of rapid transition
    from topic to topic.
    Repetition of word
    heard.
    New words invented by
    patient.
    Use of rhyming words.

  3. A patient with an alcohol addiction says, “My drinking is all mywife’s fault. She makes me so crazy I just have to have a drink.” This is an example of?
  4. Projection.
    Denial.
    Intellectualization.
    Regression

  5. Which of the following nurse’s advice is most important for apatient who takes lithium for manic episodes, has been walking daily?
  6. She should stay in the
    shade when she walks.
    She should stop walking.
    She will need to maintain
    her hydration to avoid lithium toxicity.
    She can continue her
    exercise because lithium toxicity is very rare.

  7. A patient is passing urine every time when he coughs, this istermed as?
  8. Reflex incontinence.
    Overflow incontinence.
    Urge incontinence.
    Stress incontinence.

  9. The leading cause of death in adolescence is?
  10. Homicide.
    Hepatitis A.
    Accidents.
    Malnutrition.

  11. Most common cause of dementia?
  12. Stroke.
    Aging.
    Alzheimer’s disease.
    Parkinson’s disease.

  13. Contraindication for group therapy?
  14. Homogeneous group.
    Patient’s with personality
    disorders.
    Antisocial patients.
    Families and couples.

  15. The Four A’s of schizophrenia includes all except?
  16. Autistic thinking.
    Associative looseness.
    Ambivalence.
    Hopelessness.

  17. Common signs of depression are all except?
  18. Apathy.
    Sadness.
    Hopelessness.
    Increased psychomotor
    activity.



  19. The delusional belief that others, oneself or the world do notexist?
  20. Primary delusion.
    Nihilistic delusion.
    Delusion of reference.
    Delusion of
    persecution.

  21. A form of self evaluation that helps nurse to judge personal performance and make judgment about personal practice?
  22. Recollection.
    Regression.
    Repression.
    Reflection.

  23. The conflict carried out by individuals not for themselves but for an ideal?
  24. Positive conflict.
    Direct Conflict.
    Indirect conflict.
    Class conflict.

  25. A process of redirecting the energy produced by unacceptable desires or activities so that they can become socially acceptable?
  26. Reaction formation.
    Projection.
    Identification.
    Sublimation.

  27. The extra pyramidal side effects of an antipsychotic agents are managed with following group of drugs except?
  28. Dopamine drugs.
    Anticholinergic.
    Antihistamines.
    Barbiturates.

  29. Among the following which one is a delusional disorder?
  30. Trance.
    Capgras syndrome.
    Dissociative fugue.
    Ganser’s syndrome.

  31. Which of the following is used in drug dependence to prevent relapse?
  32. Naloxone.
    Naltrexone.
    Neuroleptic.
    Nomifensine.

  33. The most commonest psychiatric disorder after head injury?
  34. Mania.
    Schizophrenia.
    Depression.
    Phobia.

  35. Pre occupation with a fear of having serious physical illness, not based on organic pathology?
  36. Psychosomatic disorder.
    Hypochondriasis.
    Somatopsychic disorder.
    OCD.

  37. Hypnotherapy is least effective in people suffering from?
  38. Schizophrenia.
    Pain.
    Phobias.
    Anxiety disorder.

  39. Alfred Binet is associated with?
  40. Intelligence test.
    Personality test.
    Aptitude test.
    Attitude test.

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