Test bank for porths pathophysiology 10th edition by Norris chapter 18-disorders of thought emotion and memory
HAPTER 18 : Disorders of Thought, Emotion, and Memory
1. Which of the following statements best captures the current understanding of the
etiology of mental illness?
A) The role of “nurture,” experiences, and relationships has been largely disproven.
B) Mental illness can be attributed to organic brain changes and pathophysiological
C) Mental illness exists from the interplay of biologic factors and psychosocial
D) Current understanding of mental illness has shown that both biologic psychiatry
and psychosocial psychiatry are incorrect.
2. As part of a diagnostic workup of a 22-year-old male with recently diagnosed
schizophrenia, a neurologist wants to examine the levels of metabolic activity in
particular areas of the client's brain. Which of the following diagnostic procedures is the
physician most likely to order?
A) Computed tomography (CT)
B) Electroencephalography (EEG)
C) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
D) Positron emission tomography (PET)
3. An adult, who was sexually abused as a child, has been displaying some stress. She
seems to complain of increasing medical problems when she is under more stress. The
nurse would classify this as an example of
A) vitamin deficiency.
B) the stress–diathesis theory.
C) mendelian research.
D) parental disassociation.