5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Schizophreniform Disorder
- Substance-Induced Disorders
- Bipolar I Disorder
- a Symptoms for a min of 1 month and max or 6 months. May not experience impairment in social functioning.
- b Minimum of 1 Manic or Mixed Episode and will usually have Major Depressive Episodes.
- c Reversible, substance-specific mental disorders caused by substance intoxication and those cause by substance withdrawal.
- d psychotic disorder characterized by a combination of specific positive and negative symptoms. Must show signs for at least 6 moths. Includes three phases - prodromal phase, active phase, and residual phase. Also several subtypes.
- e Disturbance that consists of impairment in a number of cognitive abilites, including memory, and often becomes progressively worse. Cannot be cured but medications may improve mental function, mood and behavior. Meds include Aricept, Reminyl, Exelon and Namenda. Goal of treatment is to keep the individual safe.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Has a major depressive, manic or mixed episode in combination with symptoms of Schizophrenia. Must have had delusions or hallucinations during a 2 week period when mood symptoms were not present. Mood symptoms need to be prominent part of the illness. Antipsychotic meds are the treatment of choice and individual therapy is most common.
- Distinguished by full blown symptoms of Schizophrenia.
- Mood that is abnormally elevated, expansive, or irritable that persists for a minimum of 1 week. Along with at least 3 of the the following: grandiosity or self-esteem that is inflated, less need for sleep, pressured speech, racing thoughts, easily distracted, psychomotor agitation or increased goal behavior, involvement in activities that are likely to have negative consequences.
- Individual repeatedly uses at least three substance groups over a 12 month period and no one class clearly predominates.
- Characterized by a minimum of one non-bizarre delusion and must be evident for a minimum of 1 month. Psychosocial functioning, apart from the delusions is normal. Antipsychotic medication my relieve delusional beliefs but only temporarily. Individual therapy is most effective.
5 True/False Questions
Dysthymic Disorder → Rapid shifts btwn hypomanic Episodes and depressive episodes that do not meet criteria for Major Depressive Episode. Symptoms must persist for a minimum of 2 years.
Treatment for Bipolar Disorder. → Mood stabilizers (Lithium, Tegretol, Depakote) are first line treatment in the past and still used. Today Atypical Antipsychotics (Geodon, Risperdal, Zyprexa, Abilify, Seroquel are more frequently prescribed. Antidepressants can be added for depressive episodes. Strong education, planning for relapse, illness acceptance, regular sleep and activity patterns, and direct involvement with family are key to treatment as well.
Treatment for Panic Attacks → Indivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.
Brief Psychotic disorder → Schizophrenic symptoms that have been evident for at least 1 day but no more than one month
Treatment for PTSD and ASD → Indivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.