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  1. Bipolar II Disorder
  2. Treatment for Schizophrenia
  3. Shared Psychotic Disorder (Folie a Deux)
  4. Substance Abuse
  5. Hypomanic Episode
  1. a 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.
  2. b Combination of antipsychotic, antidepressant, and anti-anxiety medication depending on the types of symptoms. Wrap around services including social skills training, education, living assistance, case management, and medical compliance. Psychotherapy or group therapy can be beneficial. Family therapy can decrease relapse rates.
  3. c Involves symptoms similar to those associated with a Manic Episode but are less extreme.
  4. d Minimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.
  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. Not meds to prevent re-experiencing, SSRIs and other antidepressants provide relief of symptoms. CBT may speed recovery and prevent PTSD. EMDR also effective.
  3. Reversible, substance-specific mental disorders caused by substance intoxication and those cause by substance withdrawal.
  4. 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.
  5. Minimum of 2 year depressed mood in combination with other depressive symptoms. Antidepressants helpful and SSRI's most common. Best treatment approach is combination of psychotherapy and antidepressant medication.

5 True/False questions

  1. Positive symptoms of schizophreniaHallucinations (ex seeing/hearing someone who is not there), delusions (false belief), disorganized speech, inappropriate affect, and disorganized behavior.


  2. Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderHas 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.


  3. Treatment for Panic AttacksIndivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.


  4. Acute Stress DisorderInvolves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.


  5. Mixed EpisodeMood 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.


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