Understanding Behavior Test

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1. Self-esteem, culture, and patterns of behavior are some reasons why people behave as they do.

6. Clients who have just begun home health care are usually happy and rarely angry or depressed.

2. In order to influence clients' behavior, you must first ignore the reasons for the behavior.

7. Stubbornness could really be a fear of doing things differently.

3. An experience that is common among older residents is:
Stubbornness and rageExtreme dependenceLossHappiness

8. How are expectations communicated?
By what we say and nothing elseBy the way we say things but not what we sayBy our facial expressions but not what we sayBy our whole manner and what we say

4. Anger and depression are common reactions to loss.

9. Mr. Howell's daughter and son-in-law are constantly doing things for him, so much so that he is dependent on them. What can the home health aide do to encourage Mr. Howell's independence?
Praise his dependent behavior in the family's presenceTell the family to stop helpingReinforce the importance of letting him be more independent in the family's presenceNever doing anything for Mr. Howell

5. Overly dependent behavior may be the result of the culture's expectation of older people.

10. Because they are coping with many losses, home health clients often focus most of their energy and interest on:
Their familiesThemselvesHome health aidesVisitors

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