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 ...