Exercises Lesson

INSTRUCTIONS: The following exercises are to be answered by marking the lettered response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the answer in the space provided.

After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the end of the lesson and check your answers.

1. _is a feeling of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear with no identifiable cause.

2. All of the following situations could produce changes in the cerebral chemistry or tissue EXCEPT:

a. Cancer.

b. Depression.

c. Severe infection.

d. Personality disorders.

3. Alcohol is sometimes thought to act as a stimulant.

4. _is often a sign of some underlying or additional problem besides consumption of alcohol.

5. What type of behavior is potentially hazardous to the patient or others?

6. List the steps of crisis development.

7. What is the first method of control to be used to manage an unarmed violent patient?

a. Staring at the patient.

b. Restraining the patient.

c. Verbal (talking to the patient.)

d. Threatening to harm the patient.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXERCISES 8 THROUGH 15. Match the definitions in Column A with the correct term in Column B.



_ 8. Irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties with emotional disturbance and disorientation

. 9. A sensory impression that has no basis in external stimulation

.10. The affect of a drug or alcohol to the point where a person loses physical and mental control

.11. To be troubled emotionally or mentally

.12. A form of psychosis characterized by delusions

.13. A state of mental confusion and excitement, disorientation for time and place

.14. A disturbed mental state characterized by confusion regarding one's relationship to either physical surroundings, time, or person

.15. A serious manifestation of the alcohol withdrawal syndrome with restlessness, fever, confusion, agitation, disorientation, and hallucinations a. Delirium b. Hallucinations c. Delirium tremens d. Intoxication e. Disturbed f. Disorientation g. Dementia h. Paranoia

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