Write 2-3 paragraphs addressing the questions below using APA format of this scenario. The entire paper should be no more than 2-3 pages in length not including the title page and reference page. Include 3 peer reviewed scholarly nursing journals as references. Support your rationales with the literature.
Scenario I: Mr. J. has just received a diagnosis of schizophrenia. During a recent outpatient visit, he confides to a nurse that he just has stress and does not think that he really has any psychiatric problems. Identify assessment areas that should be pursued before the patient leaves his appointment. How would you confront the denial (Townsend, 2015, p. 370) ?