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326 Exam 1 Psych
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series of words that seem totally unrelated
Somatic over concern with and morbid attention to details of body functioning
An idea, emotion, or impulse that repetitively and insistently forces itself into consciousness, although it is unwelcome.
Auditory hallucinations that tell the person to do something, such as to kill oneself, harm another, or join someone in
The patient's apparent emotional tone (including range, duration, intensity, and appropriateness).
New words or words created by the patient often a blend of other words.
Belief that thoughts are being placed into one's mind by outside people or influences.
Represents a cross section of the patient's psychological life and the nurse's observations and impressions at one
point in time.
Thoughts of nonexistence and hopelessness
The patient's self-report of one's emotional state and reflects the patient's life situation.
Belief that thinking equates with doing, characterized by lack of realistic relationship between cause and effect.
Involves making decisions that are constructive and adaptive. It involves the ability to understand facts and draw conclusions from relationships.
Sudden halt in the train of thought or in the middle of a sentence.
False perceptions or false responses to a sensory stimulus.
Over productive speech characterized by rapid shifting from one topic to another and fragmenting ideas.
flight of ideas
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