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[LG 1024]                                                                                                                                  Sub. Code: 4723
B.Sc (Nursing) DEGREE EXAMINATION
(New Regulations for the candidates admitted from 2006-07 onwards)
THIRD YEAR

February 2015
Paper III – Mental Health Nursing

Q.P. Code: 664723
Time : Three hours                                                                                                                                 Maximum : 75 marks

I. Essays:         (2 x 15 = 30)
1. a) Define Schizophrenia.
    b) Discuss the causes, clinical features and types of Schizophrenia.
    c) Explain in detail on Nursing care of patient with Schizophrenia.
2. a) Define Communication.
    b) Discuss the Techniques of Communication.
    c) Explain the Barriers of Communication.

II. Write notes on:         (5 x 5 = 25)
1. Prevention of suicide
2. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
3. Electro Convulsive Therapy
4. Cognitive development theory
5. Mental Status Examination

III. Short answers on:         (10 x 2 = 20)
1. Define depression
2. What is Reaction Formation?
3. Define Transvertism
4. What is Nihilistic delusion?
5. Mention four types of admission in a Mental Hospital
6. What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
7. Define Hallucination
8. Concept of abnormal behavior
9. What is insight?
10.Mention any four causes of organic mental disorders



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