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Beginning Psych vocab terms for students of Nursing. Types of thinking, Defense Mechanisms, IQ tests, Speech issues. CA LVN NCLEX LPN. More cards on Quizlet in my 'EZ' series. Pls share w/friends.
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Magical Thinking
A Pt believes that thoughts, words, or actions can assume power, cause events, prevent events.
Autistic Thinking
A Psych condition in which a Pt. has a preoccupation w/one's inner and private world.
Somatic Delusion
A Psych. condition in which a Pt has a problem w/the bodily functions.
Denial
To deny the reality of the situation.
Displacement
To shift the emotions from one person to another or to an object.
Projection
To attribute one's own thoughts or impulses that are unacceptable to onesself to another.
Rationalization
Offering logical reasons to justify unacceptable feelings.
Primary Gain
Relief from emotional conflict.
Secondary Gain
Derived from personal attn of others. Fulfills certain psychological needs.
Neologism
Pt creates a new word by combining syllables of other words for an idiosyncratic reason.
Test: Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale
Tests IQ and intellectual functioning ability.
Test: Stanford-Binet
Tests IQ and intellectual functioning ability.
Test: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
Tests specific traits and attitudes regarding relationships. Effective to confirm or differentiate the personality diagnosis.
Rorshach
A projective test that ID's themes & attitudes.
Anhedonia
To withdraw from all regular & pleasurable activites (the opposite of 'hedonism').
Dysphonia
A speech disorder caused by dysfunction of the vocal cords.
Tardive Dyskinesia
Involuntary mvmt. of the tongue, a stiff neck, and difficulty swallowing.
Akathisia
Rocking foot to foot, pacing, and the inability to sit still.
Echolala
Parrot-like repetition of overheard words.
Neologism
A Pt creates a new word by combining syllables of other words for an idiosyncratic reason.
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