EXERCISES, LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the statement or by writing your answer in
the space provided.
After you have completed these exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
When a patient believes that he looks like all the other patients and is thought of
as a number or a case rather than an individual, he may experience a loss of
A patient in a hospital is upset because he overheard a health care provider
discussing his case with a friend. He feels he has lost his right to _____________.
The three major stages of illness are transition from health to illness, acceptance
of illness, and _________________________.
In the transition stage, patients generally experience ______________________
because of all the "unknowns."
When a patient begins to lose interest in things that do not involve his health, he is
experiencing the ____________________________ stage of illness.
The time required for the patient to regain his normal behavior after an illness is
the ___________________________ stage.
When a health care provider puts all his emphasis on a patient's illness rather than
looking at the patient as a whole, that patient may have unmet