5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Schizoaffective Disorder
- Amnestic Disorder
- Hypomanic Episode
- Mixed Episode
- a Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.
- b Involves symptoms similar to those associated with a Manic Episode but are less extreme.
- c 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.
- d Symptomology that persists for a min of 1 week and meets the criteria for Manic Episode and a Major Depressive Episode.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Anxiety-producing obsessions or compulsions. Antidepressants are tried first - Clomipramine, Fluvoxamine, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, and Sertraline. CBT most effective - exposure and response prevention.
- 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.
- Decline in role functioning and precedes the active phase.
- Development of a delusion in in individual who is closely involved with another individual who has prominent delusions.
- Continued 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.
5 True/False questions
Dementia → disturbance in the level of consciousness with concomitant changes in cognition. Onset is over a brief time period and often clears when the condition relents. Treatment includes treating the underlying cause.
Delirium → 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.
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.
Schizophreniform Disorder → Symptoms for a min of 1 month and max or 6 months. May not experience impairment in social functioning.
Panic Attack → 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.