Psychosocial Integrity NCLEX-PN Practice Questions
The category, Psychosocial Integrity, focuses on mental issues like psychiatric health diseases and their cure along with human behavior in stressful situations. Around 12% questions in the NCLEX-PN examination are based on this subject. The topics covered under the category also include substance abuse, coping mechanisms and related stuff which leads to problems like different types of mental disorders and depression.
In this field, the main tasks of an LPN include keeping a regular check on the health of customers and coping mechanism along with offering a helping hand in giving mental support to them. Obtaining the reason of the issue plays a vital role in getting to the depth of it and working towards the goal of bringing the client back to normal life. Being in the field of work of nursing, one must be aware of helping the patients suffering from such diseases by making them efficiently undergo required therapies.
Topics included in NCLEX-PN Psychosocial Integrity category are:
- Behavioral Management
- Neglect or Abuse
- Coping Mechanisms
- Dependencies (Chemical or other)
- Crisis Intervention
- End-of-life Concepts
- Cultural Awareness
- Stress Management
- Mental Health Concepts
- Grief and Loss
- Support Systems
- Spiritual or Religious Influence
- Sensory/Perceptual Alterations
- Therapeutic Environment and Communication
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Psychosocial Integrity NCLEX-PN SET 1
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A 72-year-old dementia patient is agitated and angry in a care home. The care home nurse is trying to manage the anger and distress feelings of the patient by using Reminiscence therapy. Which of the following example is not Reminiscence therapy:
A woman repeatedly checks if the door of her house is closed. The action of the woman shows anxiety disorder symptoms. Which of the following is the correct anxiety symptom of the woman:
A 70-year-old woman with a life-threatening illness is at palliative care. She is feeling lonely and wishes to express her feelings to the nurse. Which of the following statement by the nurse is correct:
A 60-year-old woman with dementia is admitted in a nursing home. The woman informs the nurse that she is fond of grooming, and wants to feel and look best. The response of the nurse should be:
A 62-year-old woman informs the nurse that she has set a specific time in the evening for her prayers, and she should not be disturbed. The correct response of the nurse will be:
A 32-year-old man is in the habit of taking drugs. He is trying to quit, but experiencing withdrawal symptoms. He is agitated and violent and needs emergency services for treatment. The nurse should:
A 52-year-old critically ill woman from another culture comes to the hospital for checkups. The physician recommends admitting the patient immediately for treatment. The woman declines any care. The responsibility of the caregiver should be:
A 73-old-man with Alzheimer’ disease is getting care in a long-term care unit. The man repeatedly tells the nurse that he wants to go back to his home. The response of the nurse will be:
A 53-year-old woman has agoraphobia. Which of following is not a symptom of agoraphobia:
A 30-year-old woman is getting married, but suddenly she loses her mother. The woman went into a major depression, and her friends advised her against marrying. The woman should:
A 30-year-old man is in the habit of drinking more than 5 drinks a day. He arrives in the Alcohol Detox Clinic for treatments. Which of the following medication is generally advised for alcohol detoxification during rehab program:
The nurse comes to know that one of her neighbors has taken an overdose of drugs, and having severe health complications. The nurse calls the ambulance and immediately provides him First Aid. Which of the following is effective in the First Aid care for drug overdose:
A 10-year-old child is diagnosed with a condition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Which of the following is the cause of ADHD:
A patient is restless in his room. The nurse is trying Therapeutic communication technique to gain the trust of the patient, and help him relax. Which of the following relates to Therapeutic communication:
A 40-year-old woman is admitted to the hospital. She received the message that her mother has died. The woman is experiencing intense sorrow and pain over the loss. Which of the following statement from the nurse can help a woman in coping with her grief and loss:
A 69-year –old man retired from the army has dementia and admitted in a nursing home for long-term care. He says to the nurse that he has to report for duty today. The following statement is not a correct response by the nurse:
A 35-year-old violent patient is getting emergency treatment in a hospital. In the room, the patient is tensed and pacing the floor with a clenched fist and yelling at the nurse. Which of the following statement by the nurse is not appropriate in cooling down the patient:
A 60-year-old woman is recovering from her cancer treatment in the hospital. She got the call that her daughter has met an accident and died. Which of the following statement by the nurse is not termed as emotional support to the woman:
A senior man is getting care in a care home. Which of the following statement is not correct in improving the self-esteem of the elderly patient:
Which of the following statement is not a common sign of chemical dependency: