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NURS 6630N-7-Week 6 Midterm Exam-Approaches To Treatment.(Questions And Answers)COMPLETE

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 Question 1 0 out of 1 points A noncompliant patient states, “Why do you want me to put this poison in my body?” Identify the best response made by the psychiatric-mental health nurse practi... tioner (PMHNP). Selected Answer: D. “Why do you believe that your medication is poison?”  Question 2 0 out of 1 points Ms. Hill is currently being treated for schizophrenia but has stopped taking her medications due to some side effects she claims she was experiencing. She presents to the clinic today with worsening symptoms. She is experiencing anhedonia, agitation, attentional impairment, and affective blunting. Which one of the symptoms mentioned is considered a positive symptom of schizophrenia? Selected Answer: C. Attentional Impairment  Question 3 1 out of 1 points Which statement about neurotransmitters and medications is true? Selected Answer: B. Several psychiatric medications have been developed after discoveries of endogenous neurotransmitters and defining their function in the brain.  Question 4 1 out of 1 points When an unstable patient asks why it is necessary to add medications to his current regimen, the PMHNP’s best response would be: Selected Answer: C. “Many psychiatric illnesses involve several dys-functioning neurotransmitter systems in the brain. Often, a single medication may only effect one or two of the dys-functioning systems. The addition of another medication can work with the current medication in stabilizing multiple neurotransmitter systems and help to alleviate your symptoms.”  Question 5 1 out of 1 points During gene expression, what must occur prior to a gene being expressed? Selected Answers: A. Transcription factor must bind to the regulatory region within the cell’s nucleus.  Question 6 1 out of 1 points While genes have potential to modify behavior, behavior can also modify genes. How do genes impact this process? Selected Answer: B. Changes made to proteins lead to changes in behavior.  Question 7 1 out of 1 points Though medications have the ability to target neurotransmitter release into the synapse by the presynaptic neuron it is not always necessary. The PMHNP understands that this is because: Selected Answer: C. Neurotransmitters can spread by diffusion.  Question 8 1 out of 1 points Why is the cytochrome P450 enzyme system of significance to the PMHNP? Selected Answer: B. The bioavailability of the medication after it passes through the stomach and liver can be altered.  Question 9 1 out of 1 points It is important for the PMHNP to recognize differences in pharmacokinetics to safely prescribe and monitor medications. Which of the following statements does the competent PMHNP identify as true? Selected Answer: A. About 1 out of 5 Asians requires lower-than-normal doses of some antidepressants and antipsychotics.  Question 10 1 out of 1 points As it relates to G-protein linked receptors, what does the PMHNP understand about medications that are used in practice? Selected Answer: A. Most medications that act on G-protein linked receptors have antagonistic traits. [Show More]

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