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Test Bank For Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing A Biopsychosocial Foundation for Practice -1st Edition by Eris F. Perese

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0803622473
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0803622470
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ F.A. Davis Company; Illustrated edition
  • Author: Eris F Perese

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Test Bank For Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing A Biopsychosocial Foundation for Practice -1st Edition by Eris F. Perese

Chapter 9: Response to Stressors: Bridging Normal Responses and Psychiatric Disorders

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____ 1. The key feature of adjustment disorder is
A. An anxiety response to a social event such as speaking in public
B. The response to a known stressor that occurs within 3 months of the stressor
C. A response to an event that is catastrophic, such as witnessing a murder
D. Pervasive anxiety related to a fear of being trapped in an enclosed place

____ 2. Adjustment disorder is often associated with
A. Symptoms of dissociation
B. Time lost from work
C. Flashbacks and nightmares
D. Delusions of persecution

____ 3. In general, the treatment of choice for adjustment disorder is
A. Pharmacotherapy
B. Light therapy
C. Psychotherapy
D. Electroconvulsive therapy

____ 4. Patients who use direct methods of coping strategies when confronted with a stressful event would likely engage in
A. Seeking to understand the value to be extracted from negative experiences
B. Following the steps of problem-solving
C. Increasing their sense of control over the situation
D. Asking other people to manage the situation

____ 5. It can be said of exposure to traumatic events that
A. The majority of people develop some form of psychopathology.
B. The development of adjustment disorder is likely to follow exposure to life-threatening traumatic events.
C. The normal reaction includes grief, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide.
D. Cognitive appraisal and style of coping have greater influence on outcome than the physical aspects of the traumatic event.

____ 6. The response of exposure to stressors
A. Is the same response in all humans
B. Is the same for males and females
C. Is followed by homeostasis
D. Is buffered by the presence of three or more social contacts

____ 7. The process of allostasis includes
A. Mobilization of energy, activation of cognition, and behavioral changes
B. Reduction of production of cortisol
C. Decreased levels of norepinephrine
D. Development of a state of exhaustion

____ 8. The fear/anxiety circuit of the brain includes which of the following brain structures?
A. Reticular activating system
B. Amygdala and hippocampus
C. Parietal lobe and cerebellum
D. Corpus callosum

____ 9. Complicated grief differs from normal grief by the presence of
A. Emotions of anger and regret
B. Persistent longing and yearning for the deceased
C. Physical symptoms of headaches and indigestion
D. Problems with concentration and planning

____ 10. An important evidence-based finding about adjustment disorder among adolescents and young adults is that
A. Pharmacotherapy is the frontline for treatment.
B. The course of adjustment disorder is brief, with good outcomes.
C. There is a short time between thoughts of suicide and carrying out suicide.
D. Academic functioning is well preserved.


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