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Exercises for Lesson 4

1. List the emotional reactions that a pregnant patient experiences throughout her pregnancy.

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2. What factors may influence a pregnant patient's emotional reactions?

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3. All of the following statements/phrases are new behaviors that a prospective mother may engage in during her first trimester of pregnancy EXCEPT:

a. Displays a sense of ambivalence to the pregnancy.
b. Fantasize about the pregnancy.
c. Increase concern for money.
d. All of the above.
e. Only a and b.

4. At what point in the pregnancy would a patient have "wide" mood swings?

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5. List the psychological characteristics of a pregnant patient during her third trimester of pregnancy.

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6. Men always undergo more social preparation for parenthood than women.

a. True.
b. False

7. Fatigue and obsession are psychological characteristics of the pregnant patient during the third trimester.

a. True.
b. False

8. Role playing is usually done during the first trimester of pregnancy.

a. True.
b. False

9. The baby's first heartbeat is heard during the first trimester of pregnancy.

a. True.
b. False

10. A teenager stops growing once she becomes pregnant.

a. True.
b. False

11. Counseling is only done for unwedded teenagers.

a. True.
b. False

12. A surrogate mother is one reason for a woman being a single mother.

a. True.
b. False

13. Social implications is one factor which may influence the role of the unwed father.

a. True.
b. False

14. The parents of the unwed mother and father may feel guilty for what happened.

a. True.
b. False

15. Never include siblings when making changes and adjustments in the home for a newborn.

a. True.
b. False
 

Solutions to Exercises for Lesson 4

  1. ambivalence
    fear and anxiety
    introversion or narcissism
    uncertainty
  2. Was the pregnancy planned or wanted?
    Was it the first pregnancy?
    What experiences and memories does the patient have about previous pregnancies. (para 4-3)
  3. d
  4. Second trimester of pregnancy
  5. altered self-image
    Fear
    Aggravation
    Fatigue
    Obsession
    wondering
  6. b
  7. a
  8. a
  9. b
  10. b
  11. b
  12. a
  13. a
  14. a
  15. b


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