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Psychiatric Nursing Quiz - 1
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1. The nature of interpersonal space that is less personal and less dependent means, it is -----

A. Public space

B. Personal space

C. Social consultative space

D. Intimate space 

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2. Technique of communication ‘soler’ means ----

A. Restating

B. Active listening

C. Humor

D. Clarification

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3. While assessing the motor activity AIMs means-----

A. Annual Income Maintenance

B. Abnormal Intentional Movements

C. Abnormal Inventory of Mind

D. Abnormal Involuntary Movements

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4. Informants of patient’s should be assessed for---

A. Intellectual and observational ability

B. Religion of patient

C. Occupation of informants

D. Marital status of informants

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5. Which term refers to perceptual abnormality------

A. Delusion

B. Attention

C. Hallucination

D. Orientation

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6. Absent of speech and activities termed as -----

A. Autism

B. Mutism

C. Aphasia


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7. One of the child psychiatric patient sign is ----

A. Dancing

B. Happyness

C. Body Rocking

D. Smiling

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8. In standard form of modified ECT, short acting muscle relaxant used is ------

A. Pancronium Bromide

B. Succinyl choline

C. Thiopentone

D. Atropine

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9. Systematic desensitization is introduced by -------

A. John Hickley

B. Albert Ellis

C. Wolpe

D. Aaron Beck 

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10. Professional Negligence also known as ------

A. Malpractice

B. Euthanasia

C. Maloccurrence

D. Torticollis

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11. Painful or difficulty in sexual intercourse  is known as ------

A. Hypersexuality

B. Vaginismus

C. Frigidity 

D. Promiscuity

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12. A technique in which producing unpleasant sensation in the patient in association with stimulus is called as -----

A. Aversion

B. Modelling

C. Flooding

D. Abreaction

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13.  The process of rehabilitation is NOT minimizing --------

A. Psychiatric impairment

B. Social disadvantages

C. Adverse personal reactions

D. Acquisition of confidence

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14. Multiple referrals between psychiatrists and other professionals is known as ---

A. Steering 

B. Ping Ponging

C. Ganging  

D. Touting

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15. Voluntary agreement, compliance or permission is called ------

A. Competence

B. Preamble

C. Confidentiality

D. Consent

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16. According to Hildegard Peplau, one of the sub role of a nurse is -----

 A. Priest

B. Academician

C. Builder

D. Mother surrogate

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17. Limbic system consists of  hippocampus and --------

A. Medulla oblongata

B. Cerebellum

C. Cingulate gyrus

D. Corpus collasum

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18. Common side effect of ECT is impairement of ----

A. Judgement 

B. speech

C. Thought

D. Memory

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19. Klinefeler’s syndrome is an chromosomal abnormaliy affecting -----

A. Boys

B. Girls

C. Old age

D. Women

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20. Repeated passing faeces  in inappropriate places after the age of bowel control is called as -----

A. Enuresis

B. Encopresis

C.Hirschsprung’s disease

D. Physical abuse

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1. C 2. B 3. D 4. A 5. C
6. B 7. C 8. B 9. C 10. A
11. B 12. A 13. D 14. B 15. D
16. D 17.C 18. D 19. A 20. B
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