H. PSYCHOSOCIAL CONSIDERATIONS

48. The answer is a.

Choice b is an affective response; other affective responses include worthlessness, hopelessness, and sadness. Choices c and d are cognitive responses; another cognitive response is a decreased ability to concentrate. Other behavioral responses include change in appetite, sleep disturbances, withdrawal, and dependency. CNPP, Page 768; CSM, Page 656.

49. The answer is c.

Disorientation, impaired memory, rapid heartbeat, and elevated blood pressure are not a part of the diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder. Choice b and d are symptoms of an adjustment disorder. CNPP, Page 768; CSM, Page 656.

50. The answer is b.

Distress related to the cancer experience comprises a combination of ...

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