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A client is pacing and complains of racing thoughts. The nurse asks the client if something upsetting happened, and the clients response is vague and not focused on nurses question. The nurse assesses the clients level of anxiety as:



A. Mild
B. Moderate
C. Severe
D. Panic

This question is part of mental health quiz three

Asked by Logan, Last updated: Sep 08, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

Severe-when the client has difficulty focusing and exhibits excessive motor activity, the level of anxiety is severe. mild anxiety is characterized by increased alertness and problem-solving ability; the client described is unable to do this.moderate anxiety is characterized by the ability to focus on central concerns, but the inability to problem solve without assistance; the client described is unable to do this.panic level of anxiety is characterized by complete inability to focus and reduced perceptions;the client described is not at this point
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