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  1. Panic Attack
  2. Shared Psychotic Disorder (Folie a Deux)
  3. Positive symptoms of schizophrenia
  4. Schizophreniform Disorder
  5. Agoraphobia
  1. a Anxiety in situations where it would be difficult or embarrassing for the person to escape or in which he might not me able to secure help. Individual avoids these situations.
  2. b Intense fear or discomfort that peaks within 10 minutes. At least 4 of the following: papitations, pounding heart, sweating, trembling, shortness of breath, sense that one is choking, discomfort in the chest area, nausea or abdominal discomfort, dizziness, derealization, depersonalization, fearfulness of losing control, fear of dying, numbness or tingling sensations, chills or hot flushes.
  3. c Symptoms for a min of 1 month and max or 6 months. May not experience impairment in social functioning.
  4. d Hallucinations (ex seeing/hearing someone who is not there), delusions (false belief), disorganized speech, inappropriate affect, and disorganized behavior.
  5. e Development of a delusion in in individual who is closely involved with another individual who has prominent delusions.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Performance in some social situations results in anxiety. Avoidance is often evident. Imipramine has been effective in block some attacks. MAO inhibitors also helpful. Benzodiazepines (Librium, valium) are effective in a phobic situation if taken in sufficient doses. Psychotherapy and behavioral treatments are common interventions.
  2. Decline in role functioning and precedes the active phase.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Development of a pattern of substance use that is maladaptive. Treatment needs to be assessed and modified for the individual and to meet the changing needs.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Bipolar I DisorderMinimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.


  2. Active PhaseFollows the active phase, in which the psychotic symptoms have improved but impairment continues.


  3. Residual PhaseFollows the active phase, in which the psychotic symptoms have improved but impairment continues.


  4. Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderAnxiety-producing obsessions or compulsions. Antidepressants are tried first - Clomipramine, Fluvoxamine, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, and Sertraline. CBT most effective - exposure and response prevention.


  5. Substance DependenceContinued use of a substance in spite of the onset of significantly distressful cognitive, behavioral, and physiological symptoms. Tolerance, withdrawal, and compulsive drug use often result.


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