​P.C.BSC NURSING FIRST YEAR PSYCHOLOGY IMPORTANT QUESTIONS – INC SYLLABUS 

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LONG ESSAYS

  1. Define psychology. Explain the scope and methods of psychology
  2. What is a motive? Explain biological and social motives in detail
  3. Define learning? Explain theory of operant conditioning in detail
  4. Define learning. Discuss the theory of classical conditioning
  5. Define perception. Explain errors of perception in detail
  6. Define psychology. Discuss relevance of psychology in detail
  7. Define psychology. Explain the scope and methods of psychology
  8. Define emotions and explain the theories of emotions
  9. Define memory. Explain the types of memory with examples
  10. Define psychology and explain its nature and scope with special reference to nursing
  11. What is frustration? Distinguish between task-oriented and defense-oriented reactions
  12. Define personality. Discuss the various methods of assessing personality
  13. Define psychology? Explain its nature and scope with reference to nursing
  14. Discuss endocrine system and its influence on development of behavior
  15. Define memory. Explain the types of memory with examples
  16. Define psychology. Explain the various methods in psychology
  17. What is motivation? Explain the theories of motivation
  18. Explain the theories of intelligence is measured
  19. Define personality. Explain the theories of personality
  20. What is defense mechanism? Explain any five defense mechanism
  21. Discuss the role of heredity and environment in the development of human behavior
  22. Define psychology. Explain the scope of psychology in relation to nursing
  23. Discuss the behavioral changes and psychological needs of different age groups and chronically ill individuals
  24. How does frustration and conflict cause stress? briefly discuss the types of conflict
  25. Our behavior is controlled by our nervous system. Discuss
  26. Discuss the meaning of perception and explain prescribe perceptual organization
  27. What is intelligence? How it is measured? Name few tests of intelligence
  28. Explain the concept of mental health. discuss the characteristics of a mentally healthy person
  29. How frustration and conflict causes stress? briefly discuss the types of  conflict and role of  a nurse in stress management
  30. Define learning. Bring out the laws of learning. And their implication in nursing
  31. Define Psychology. How does psychology differ from sociology, biology and psychiatry?
  32. Explain the concept of intelligence quotient. How intelligence is measured?
  33. What are the nature and causes of Individual differences?
  34. Critically examine the definitions of  psychology. Discuss the scope of psychology in relation to nursing
  35. Define emotion. Discuss the expression of emotion and the effect of emotion on the health of the individual
  36. Discuss the psychological needs of different age group and chronically ill individual
  37. What is ego defense mechanism? Illustrate any four with its purposes
  38. Define personality. Explain the nature and factors influencing the growth and development of personality of an individual
  39. Describe attention. Discuss the factors affect attention. What should be done to improve the accuracy of observation by a nurse?
  40. Explain the role of heredity and environment in causing individual differences
  41. What is forgetting? Explain forgetting during health and sickness
  42. Explain the characteristics of a mentally healthy person

 

SHORT ESSAYS

  1. Introspection method
  2. Factors influencing attention
  3. Conflicts
  4. Emotions in sickness
  5. Constituents of personality
  6. Psychological needs of aged people
  7. Significance of individual differences
  8. Measurement of intelligence
  9. Characteristics of perception
  10. Characteristics of mentally healthy person
  11. Explain the steps of problem solving
  12. Explain varieties of attention
  13. Discuss individual differences
  14. Laws of learning
  15. Explain methods of improving memory
  16. Explain the factors affecting mental health
  17. What are the types of thinking
  18. Types of intelligence tests
  19. Define personality. Discuss the personality development
  20. Distinguish sensation and perception
  21. Explain learning by conditioning
  22. Concept of mental hygiene
  23. Define attitudes? Discuss the characteristics of attitude
  24. Explain types of reasoning
  25. Discuss the principles of perception
  26. Explain factors influencing attention
  27. Discuss tools of evaluation
  28. Types of memory
  29. Heredity and environment
  30. Trial and error learning
  31. Types of intelligence tests
  32. Stages of development in thinking
  33. Modification of attitudes
  34. Physiological changes during emotions
  35. Laws of learning
  36. Discuss measurement of emotions
  37. Describe types of conflicts
  38. Write about tools of evaluations
  39. What is extra sensory perception
  40. Explain trial and error learning
  41. What is forgetting? Explain the organic causes of forgetting
  42. Discuss the steps of problem solving
  43. Deductive reasoning processes
  44. What are habits? How are they formed
  45. Discuss the theories of forgetting
  46. Projective techniques
  47. Factors influencing perception
  48. Conditioning learning
  49. Explain the factors affecting mental health
  50. Uses of  psychology
  51. Principles of heredity
  52. Explain any two theories of emotion
  53. Discuss how thinking is developed
  54. Describe factors of perception
  55. Theories of intelligence
  56. Discuss the factors influencing creativity
  57. Scope of psychology
  58. Classify motives
  59. Measurement of attitudes
  60. Theories of emotions
  61. Define forgetting. Discuss biological causes of forgetting
  62. Define conflicts. Explain the types of  conflicts
  63. Observation method
  64. Explain the  physiological changes during emotions
  65. Concept of mental health
  66. Write a short note on ‘types of intelligence tests”
  67. Organization of perception
  68. Different ways to improve memory
  69. Briefly discuss various types of learning
  70. Heredity and environment
  71. Factors influencing attention and concentration
  72. Describe merits and demerits of experimental method
  73. Discuss twin and family studies in relation to development of behavior
  74. Enumerate theories of emotions
  75. Elaborate perceptual illusions
  76. What are the determinants of attention?
  77. Discuss Freud’s theory of psycho-sexual development
  78. Define creative thinking? Discuss stages of creative thinking
  79. Define attitudes? Name some characteristics of attitude
  80. What is problem solving? What role mental set plays in problem solving
  81. Experimental method
  82. Why psychology is regarded as sciences?
  83. What method would you use in studying the behavior of your patients.
  84. Distinguish between biological and social motives
  85. Analyse emotional experience and bring out its chief characteristics
  86. Write short notes of different types of intelligence tests
  87. Forgetting during sickness
  88. Errors in perception
  89. Social motives
  90. Self actualization
  91. Behavior
  92. Uses of personality assessment
  93. Hypersthesia
  94. Attitude in health and science
  95. Distribution of intelligence in the population
  96. Define memory
  97. Rationalization
  98. Hallucination
  99. Twins
  100. Discuss the causes of forgetting
  101. How attitudes are formed?
  102. Physiological drives that determine our daily behavior
  103. Methods of improving memory
  104. Nature of learning
  105. Principles of perception
  106. How does visual and auditory disorder effect learning?
  107. Explain the personality traits and nurse should develop
  108. Role of endocrine gland in determining behavior
  109. Factors influencing perception
  110. Describe abnormal sensations
  111. Uses of intelligence tests
  112. Forgetting during health and sickness
  113. Methods of assessing personality
  114. Discuss various conditions of learning
  115. Mention the  types of learning. What should be done to improve the accuracy of observation?
  116. Discuss the principles of heredity
  117. Observations method
  118. How knowledge of psychology helps nurse to adjust in profession?
  119. Possible hazards to the mental health of a growing individual
  120. Discuss the role of environment in causing individual difference
  121. Internal and external changes during emotion
  122. Role of a nurse in change in attitude of her patients
  123. Effect of acute illness on personality
  124. Factors influencing memory
  125. Laws of learning
  126. Abnormalities in sensory perception
  127. Observational method
  128. Self actualization
  129. Factors influencing personality
  130. Behavior and sickness
  131. Types of memory
  132. Modification of attitudes
  133. Distribution of intelligence
  134. Laws of learning


 

 

SHORT ANSWERS

  1. Survey method
  2. Illusion
  3. Frustration
  4. Introvert
  5. Heredity
  6. Law of use and disuse
  7. Amnesia
  8. Attitude
  9. Mental hygiene
  10. Rationalization
  11. Aptitude test
  12. Introspection
  13. Conflict
  14. Rationalization
  15. Attitudes
  16. Define emotion
  17. Personality
  18. Transfer of learning
  19. Ivan Pavlov
  20. Social motives
  21. Principle of closure
  22. Errors in thinking
  23. Hallucination
  24. Motivation
  25. Self-actualization
  26. Id
  27. Reward and punishment
  28. Conflict
  29. Trail and error learning
  30. Intelligence
  31. Variables
  32. Psycho sexual stages of development
  33. Genius
  34. Uses of psychological tests
  35. Organization of perception
  36. Forgetting
  37. Hypothesis
  38. Chromosomes
  39. Aptitude tests
  40. Definition of motivation
  41. Survey method
  42. Emotions and health
  43. Span of attention
  44. Psychoanalysis
  45. Factors influencing perception
  46. Insightful learning
  47. Nature of attitude
  48. Levels of thinking
  49. Psychosocial development
  50. Types of conflict
  51. Introvert and extrovert
  52. Concept of I Q
  53. Attitude
  54. Super EGO
  55. Transfer of learning
  56. Sensation
  57. Steps of creativity
  58. Introspection
  59. Identical and Fraternal twins
  60. Projective Techniques
  61. Types of Intelligence
  62. Rating scales
  63. Frustration
  64. Attention
  65. Clinical Psychology
  66. Promotion of mental health
  67. Psychological needs of children
  68. Hypothesis
  69. Case-study method
  70. Extrovert
  71. Mental hygiene
  72. Id
  73. Reward and punishment
  74. Forgetting
  75. Rationalization
  76. Span of attention
  77. Sensory disorders
  78. Pure Psychology
  79. Naturalistic observation
  80. Emotional imbalance
  81. Principles of grouping
  82. Ponzo illusions
  83. Reinforcement
  84. Evaluation
  85. Types of reasoning
  86. Laws of learning
  87. Conflicts
  88. Verbal Test
  89. Define conflict
  90. What is sensory memory?
  91. Nature of attention
  92. Extra sensory perception
  93. Recitation method in memorizing
  94. Amnesia
  95. Significance of Individual differences
  96. Introspection method
  97. Abnormal psychology
  98. Division of attention
  99. Define conflict
  100. Personality
  101. Sensory disorders
  102. Drive reduction
  103. Individual difference in health and sickness
  104. Define the concept of mental health
  105. Define mechanisms
  106. Effective nursing
  107. Psychoneurosis
  108. Conflict in motives
  109. Mental retardation
  110. Neuro transmitters
  111. Trial and error method
  112. Adjustment mechanism
  113. Chromosomes
  114. List the branches of  psychology
  115. Performance test
  116. Constituents of personality
  117. Sensation
  118. Para psychology
  119. Division of attention
  120. Needs
  121. Conflicts
  122. Emotions
  123. Genes
  124. Intelligence quotient
  125. Frustration
  126. Memory
  127. Mental health 
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