Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
III Year B.Sc. Nursing Degree Examination- September 2014
Time : Three Hours                                                                                                        Max.Marks: 75
Mental Health Nursing
(RS - 2)
QP Code - 1770

Your answer shall be specific to the question asked
Draw neat and labelled diagrams wherever necessary.

Long Essay (Answer any two)                                                   2 x 10 = 20
1.  Define Mental Health and Mental Illness. Explain in detail the principles of mental health nursing.

2.    Define BPAD and classify the various mood disorders. Discuss management of a depressed patient.

3.    Define ECT.  Describe care of a patient before, during and after ECT.


Short Essay (Answer any Eight)                                                           8 x 5 = 40
  1. Alcohol dependence syndrome
  2. Explain signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and briefly explain the nursing management for a patient with PTSD.
  3. Describe etiological factors and signs and symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  4. Occupational therapy
  5. Mental Health issues among elderly
  6. Explain therapeutic impasses and interventions for overcoming them
  7. Explain the  current trends in mental health nursing.
  8. Differentiate institutionalization and de-institutionalization.
  9. Types of admission and discharge for the mentally ill

Shortr Answers:                                                                                         10 x  = 20
  1. Advantages of token economy
  2. Indications of light therapy
  3. Types of crisis
  4. Meaning of enuresis
  5. List thesexual disorders
  6. Antabuse drugs
  7. Meaning of agoraphobia
  8. Meaning of obsession
  9. List the types of phobia
  10. Leave of absence












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