NURS 6635 Final Exam – Questioin and Answers


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NURS 6635 Final Exam

  1. Select the diagnostic criterion for catatonia resulting from a medical condition.
  2. Select the negative symptom of schizophrenia.
  3. Select the most defining characteristic of inevitable suicide.
  4. Select the type of neurochemical receptor that is blocked by caffeine.
  5. Select the main cause female orgasmic disorder.
  6. Select the age before which a majority of paraphilic disorders occurs.
  7. Select the age range of the highest rate of substance dependence or abuse.
  8. Select the characteristic that is greater in childhood than adult onset schizophrenia.
  9. Select the personality disorder in which patients are most likely to tolerate spousalabuse to avoid losing sense of attachment.
  10. Select the drug of choice to treat psychosis in delirious patients.
  11. Select the substance of abuse with the strongest evidence for genetic association.
  12. Select the type of hallucinations most common in schizophrenia.
  13. Select the preferred drug used to treat alcohol withdrawal.
  14. Select the neurotransmitter that is most associated with the occurrence of ADHD.
  15. Select the most frequently abused illicit drug.
  16. Select the percentage of substance-addicted persons with a concurrent psychiatricdisorder.
  17. Select the usual time delay to the onset of tardive dyskinesia symptoms afterinitiating antipsychotic drug therapy.
  18. Select the two characteristics that describe normal sexual behavior.
  19. Select the brain region devoid of cannabinoid receptors.
  20. Select the most common error by the provider in the practice of family-orientedtherapy for persons with schizophrenia.
  21. Select the theorist who first studied social and cultural influences on suicide.
  22. Select the two behaviors of schizophrenic patients that occur more frequently than inthe general population.
  23. Select the neurotransmitter that increases sexual desire.
  24. Select the two Freudian stages of psychosexual development.
  25. Select the most frequent cause of intellectual disability in U.S. children.
  26. Select the percent blood alcohol level at which voluntary motor activity becomesimpaired.
  27. Select the disorder in which the highest percentage of patients commit suicide.
  28. Select the psychiatric disorder in which patients refuse mental health care and denytheir problems.
  29. Select the two patient populations in which delirium occurs most frequently.
  30. Select the procedure most applicable to confirming a diagnosis of delirium.
  31. Select the subtype of schizophrenia in which auditory hallucinations are frequent.
  32. Select the two defense mechanisms used commonly by patients with personalitydisorders.
  33. Select two criteria to diagnose gender dysphoria in children.
  34. Select the youngest age by which early-onset schizophrenia occurs.
  35. Select the category of symptoms that is most commonly comorbid with cognitivedisorders.
  36. Select the most reliable method to make a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
  37. Select two terms preferred to describe sexual orientation.
  38. Select the characteristic of masturbation.
  39. Select the medical condition that occurs less frequently in schizophrenic patientsthan in the general population.
  40. Select the factor that best correlates with attempted and completed suicide.
  41. Select the personality disorder in which patients are continually in crisis and exhibitunpredictable behavior.
  42. Select the main goal of psychosocial therapies for persons with schizophrenia.
  43. Select the development time of symptoms in neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
  44. Select the brain region that shows the greatest anatomical abnormalities inschizophrenic patients.
  45. Select the mental function that is most affected in mild cognitive impairment.
  46. Select the time frame for symptoms of schizophreniform disorder.
  47. Select the personality disorder in which patients are preoccupied with perfectionismand interpersonal control.
  48. Select the factor associated with a four- to five-fold greater occurrence of gender dysphoria in male than in female children.
  49. Select the drug used to treat age-related sexual dysfunction.
  50. Select the characteristic of sexually abused children.
  51. Select the rare adverse effect of SSRI antidepressants.
  52. Select the drug that is least life-threatening when consumed in an overdose.
  53. Select the distinguishing characteristic of paraphilic disorders.
  54. Select the neurotransmitter that is most implicated in schizophrenia based on theeffectiveness of antipsychotic drug therapy.
  55. Select the two patient populations most likely suffer neuroleptic-inducedparkinsonian symptoms.
  56. Select the psychoactive substance that is most frequently consumed worldwide.
  57. Select the comorbid disorder that is more frequent in children with gender dysphoria.
  58. Select two of the “Four A’s” symptoms of schizophrenia described by Bleuler.
  59. Select the neurotransmitter for which the metabolite 5-HIAA in CSF is evident andpredictive of suicide.
  60. Select the primary defense mechanism that is common in delusional disorder.
  61. Select the two normal functions in Asperger’s Disorder that are absent in AutismSpectrum Disorder.
  62. Select the neurotransmitter that inhibits sexual orgasm.
  63. Select two psychiatric disorders that are often misdiagnosed as childhood-onset orearly-onset schizophrenia.
  64. Select the pair of terms that represents the greatest conflict regarding sexualbehavior.
  65. Select the most effective form of questioning when taking a sex history.
  66. Select the two main conditions to initially identify in adult psychiatric emergencies.
  67. Select the primary method to assess cognition.
  68. Select the neurotransmitter that has least involvement in drug-induced movementdisorders.
  69. Select the personality disorder that presents the greatest challenge to diagnose byexperienced providers.
  70. Select the two factors that are not applicable to diagnosing schizoaffective disorder.
  71. Select the infectious disease that when untreated may lead to an incorrect diagnosisof depression.