The PMHNP recognizes that hostility is unavoidable in a group and acknowledges that a
frequent source of hostility can be parataxic distortions. Which situation is likely to present a
parataxic distortion within the group?
A. Peggy, a 54-year-old woman, acting as a surrogate to Susan, who is a younger and newer
member of the group
B. Jerry, a Mexican medical doctor who denies his heritage and Carlos, a proud Mexican
C. Spencer, a Caucasian politician with a history of substance abuse, and a Caucasian
D. A successful entrepreneur and an aspiring spoken-word poet