MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING -GNM QUESTION PAPER

DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION & TRAINING, ODISHA, BHUBANESWAR
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MODEL QUESTIONS.
2 nd Year PAPER-III (GNM EXAM) (Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing)
Time – 3 Hrs Full marks – 75
Answer All Questions
Q.1 (3+5+7)
a. Define schizophrenia.
b. Write the common types of schizophrenia.
c. Write down the nursing management of a patient with paran oid
schizophrenia.
Or
a. Define psychiatric nursing. (3+5+7)
b. Write the principles of psychiatric nursing.
c. Describe the role of mental health nurse in the prevention of mental illness
in the community.
Q.2 (4+5+6)
a. What are the various types of relationship? .

b. Write the difference between professional and social relationship.
c. Briefly explain the various components of therapeutic relationship.
Or
a. What do you mean by mental illness? (3+5+7)
b. What is the difference between a mentally healthy person and mentally ill
person?
c. What is the importance of mental health assistant in providing nursing care
to mentally ill person?
Q.3 Write shorts on any 3. (3X5=15)
a. Delirium
b. Mental Health Act 1987
c. Interview Technique
d. Misconception of mentally ill
e. Stupor
Q.4 A. Mark ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each sentence (1X10=10)
a. Neurosis refers to organic variety of mental illness .
b. Unexplained and intentional fears about animate or inanimate objec t are
known as hallucination.
c. Mental retardation is an incomplete development of mind.
d. Alcohol abuse causes marked tremor and fever.
e. A psychopathic is a person who has conflict within the mind.
f. A psychopathic is a person who has a personality disorder.
g. A mentally healthy person is productive.
h. In depression there are thoughts of suicides.
i. Trance is an episode of anxiety.
j. Mutism is a sleep like state.
B. Fill in the blanks. (1X5=5)
a. Laws relating to psychiatry in India are __________and __________.
b. Causes of mental illness are _________and __________ .
c. Psychoactive substances are _________,_________,_________ and
__________.
d. Mood stabilisers are __________and __________.
e. Mania is a __________disorder.
Q.5 A. As a nursing personnel what are your roles and responsibilities in the
following situations. (2X5=10)
a. A patient with severe Neurosis.
b. A female having severe depression.
c. A violent individual.
d. A too talkative person.
e. A male having delirium tremors.
B. Write the full form of abbreviations.
(1X5=5)
I.P.R.
N.M.H.P.
P.P.T.
O.C.N.
E.P.S.