“Do you think your anxiety medication has been helping?”
“Does anyone in your family have anxiety or depression?”
“How is your anxiety on the weekends when you are off work?”
“So you are saying that your trouble sleeping started right around the time you started a new job?”
Number 3 is correct.
An open- ended question requires the client to respond in a descriptive method; it necessitates more than a one-word answer. The nurse wants to foster a therapeutic relationship by asking the client to describe his anxiety levels on the weekend. Close-ended questions can usually be answered with a one-word response such as yes or no .