Test Answers on depression

Case 25: Major Depressive Disorder

What are some important considerations when making the diagnosis of major depressive disorder? You must rule out other medical conditions with similar presentations such as hypothyroidism, anemia, and infectious processes. You should also rule out bipolar disorder, and ask about a family history of psychiatric disorders. In order to diagnose major depressive disorder, how long […]

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new deal/depression

Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1) 1933 1st New Deal law that sought to reduce farm production & increase crop prices by offering subsidies to farmers who planted less than a set quota; Black Thursday October 24, 1929, the day the stock market crashed an astounding 9 percent Civil Works Administration (CWA) 1st New Deal agency […]

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PART 5 EXAM 2 (TREATMENTS DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR)

question Statistics depression treatment answer -Around half of persons with unipolar depression (Major depressive or dysthymic disorder) receive treatment from a mental health professional each year -In addition, many people in therapy experience depressed feelings due to another disorder, so much of therapy being done today is for unipolar depression question Treatments unipolar depression answer […]

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Chapter 8 – Treatments for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

question psychodynamic approach to depressive disorders answer believing that unipolar depression results from unconscious grief over real or imagined losses, they suggest interpretations of free association to gain awareness of their losses and deal with them more effectively. Only occasionally helpful in unipolar depression since not a quick fix. question behavioral approach to depressive disorders […]

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Elsevier Qs: Antidepressants and Anxiety

question Which patient is a poor candidate for therapy with diazepam (Valium) to treat generalized anxiety disorder? answer Alcohol Abuse *the potential for substance abuse and the adverse effects of therapy question A patient is taking tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) therapy for the treatment of insomnia. On reviewing the prescription, the nurse finds that the patient […]

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Treatments for Unipolar Depression Chapter 8

question Psychodynamic Therapy answer -free association -therapist interpretation -review of past events and feelings -long-term therapy is only occasionally helpful question Psychodynamic Therapy Limitations answer -Depressed clients may be too passive or weary to fully participate in therapy discussions -Depressed clients may become discouraged and end treatment too early when treatment is unable to provide […]

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COMBINED NCLEX depressive disorders (some mood disorders)

question Chapter 14: Depressive Disorders MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. A patient became severely depressed when the last of the family’s six children moved out of the home 4 months ago. The patient repeatedly says, “No one cares about me. I’m not worth anything.” Which response by the nurse would be the most helpful? a. “Things will […]

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Depression and Mood Disorders

question Depression and elation are normal human emotions. When do they become a ‘disorder’? answer when they become too long term or too extreme question Mood disorders are characterized by what? answer a primary disturbance in the internal emotional state, causing distress and problems in functioning question What are some primary mood disorder that we […]

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Antidepressants: MAOIs, SSRIs, Trycyclics, Heterocyclics

question examples of MAOIs answer phenelzine sulfate (nor Dale), isocarboxazid (Marplan), tranycypromine (Parnate) question side effects of MAOIs answer hypertensive crisis when taken with foods containing tyramine. Photosensitivity, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, orthostatic hypotension. question Nursing considerations for MAOIs answer not the first line of drug for depression. Should not be taken with SSRIs. Administer […]

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Combo with "Ch 14 Depressive Disorders" and 1 other

question The nurse caring for a patient who exhibits disorganized thinking and delusions. The patient repeatedly states, “I hear voices of aliens trying to contact me.” The nurse should recognize this presentation as which types of major depressive disorder (major depression)? answer Psychotic question A nurse is educating a patient about the causes of depression. […]

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DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS

question 1. An individual experienced the death of a parent 2 years ago. This individual has not been able to work since the death, cannot look at any of the parent’s belongings, and cries daily for hours at a time. Which nursing diagnosis most accurately describes this individual’s problem? a) Post-trauma syndrome R/T parent’s death […]

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Ch. 25 Depression and Suicide

question 1. Which nursing diagnosis supports the psychoanalytic theory of development of major depressive disorder? 1. Social isolation R/T self-directed anger. 2. Low self-esteem R/T learned helplessness. 3. Risk for suicide R/T neurochemical imbalances. 4. Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirements R/T weakness. answer 1. Social isolation R/T self-directed anger supports the psychoanalytic theory in […]

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Chapter 22 Section 2: Hardship and Suffering During the Depression (pg.678-683)–QUIZ ANSWERS–

question Shantytown answer Little towns consisting of shacks. Most were makeshift shacks made out of scrap materials, built by the unemployed. question Soup Kitchens answer Offered free or low-cost food to the poor, due to most people being unable to provide food for themselves. question Bread Lines answer Lines of people waiting to receive food, […]

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Crash and Depression

question Throughout most of the 1920s, Americans were generally answer confident that business would bring continued prosperity question Black Tuesday answer October 19, 1929 question Reasons for the crash answer artificial nature of the stocks, many purchased with borrowed money question Affects of the collapse of the American economic system answer world wide depression. Not […]

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Adrian Knight An 18-year-old Depressed Person Treated As

question After about 15 minutes of being with Ad, he stops responding and stares into space with no affect. What is the best way to proceed? Hint Sit with Ad for 20 minutes more and then leave Tell Ad that you will stay with him for a few more minutes and then return in another […]

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Major Depressive Disorder

question Symptoms of anxiety, Sullivan’s interpersonal model focuses on anxiety as the point of intervention. answer Using the Sullivan model during the initial assessment, the nurse should focus on which area? question Tell me more about your anxiety, this statement encourages the client to talk openly about her anxiety. answer what should the nurse say […]

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ecstasy and depression

question laissez-faire answer in economics, a government’s lack of involvement in private industry question morph answer to change appearance question normalcy answer the state of being normal question rhetoric answer verbal or written words that strongly support a point of view question Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were two _____ immigrants accused of robbery and […]

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Depression Case Study

question The nurse completes a physical assessment. When asked what brought her to the hospital, Anna replies, “Things just aren’t right” and begins to cry. After further conversation, Anna describes her mood as “very sad now.” She rarely goes out or invites friends to visit. She admits that she feels like strangers are saying bad […]

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Major Depression Case Study

question Meet the client: answer Joan Miller, a 52-year-old sales representative, presents to the community mental health clinic. Joan is divorced with no children. Her position responsibilities include significant traveling. She was working in Manhattan on 9/11 and witnessed the collapse of the World Trade Center. Joan’s medical history includes hypothyroidism and depression. At this […]

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