The nurse is attempting to interview a newly admitted an involuntary patient with

schizophrenia. The patient seems evasive and uncomfortable and gives one-word responses that

are minimally informative. Which response would be most useful for facilitating the interview?

A. “Why did you come to the hospital today?”

B. “It must be difficult to be admitted to a hospital against your will.”

C. “If you could cooperate for just few minutes, we could get this done.”

D. “Did your symptoms get worse because you stopped taking your medication?”