The nurse is caring for a client
diagnosed with catatonic stupor. The client is lying on the bed, with the body
pulled into a fetal position. Which is the appropriate nursing intervention?
1. Ask direct questions to
encourage talking. 2. Leave the client alone and intermittently check on them.
3. Sit beside the client in silence and verbalize occasional open-ended
questions. 4. Take the client into the dayroom with other clients so they can help