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[LC1024]                                                                                                                                                  Sub. Code: 4723
B.Sc (Nursing) DEGREE EXAMINATION
(New Regulations for the candidates admitted from 2006-07 onwards)
Third Year

February 2013
Paper III – Mental Health Nursing

Q.P. Code : 664723
Time : Three hours                                                                                                                         Maximum : 100 marks

I. Essays:         (2X20=40)
1. Explain the different psychological therapies used in the treatment of mental disorders
2. Discuss the nursing management of a child with Autism.

II. Write Short Notes on :         (8X 5 = 40)
1. Mental status exam
2. Behavioural model
3. Phases of nurse patient relationship
4. Major tranquilizers
5. Psychopathology of mood disorders
6. Phobias
7. Theories of grieving process
8. Objectives of national mental health programme.

III. Short Answers Questions:         (10X 2 = 20)
1. Mental health team
2. Positive symptoms of Schizophrenia
3. Post –traumatic stress disorder
4. Withdrawal syndrome
5. Alzheimer’s disease
6. Types of crisis
7. Right of the mentally ill clients
8. Concept of abnormal behavior
9. Borderline personality disorder
10.Déjà vu.



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