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  1. neuroid
  2. panic attack
  3. evoked potential studies (EP studies)
  4. pica
  5. CVA
  1. a an episode of sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring unpredictably, with feelings of acute apprehension, dyspnea, dizziness, sweating, and/or chest pain, depersonalization, paresthesia and fear of dying, loss of mind or control
  2. b a group of diagnostic tests that measure changes and responses in brain waves elicited by visual, auditory, or somatosensory stimuli. Visual evoked response (VER) is a response to visual stimuli. Auditory evoked response (AER) is a response to auditory stimuli.
  3. c compulsive eating of nonnutritive substances such as clay or ice. This condition is often a result of an iron deficiency. When iron deficiency is the cause of pica the condition will disappear in 1 or 2 weeks when treated with iron therapy.
  4. d cerebrovascular accident
  5. e resembling a nerve

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (occurring) before a seizure or attack
  2. located under the posterior portion of the cerebrum. Its function is to assist in the coordination of skeletal muscles and to maintain balance (also called hindbrain)
  3. disorders characterized by physical symptoms for which no known physical cause exists
  4. a state of mental confusion as to time, place, or identity
  5. passes through the vertebral canal extending from the medulla oblongata to the level of the second lumbar vertebra. The spinal cord conducts nerve impulses to and from the brain and initiates reflex action to sensory information without input from the brain.

5 True/False questions

  1. monoparesisslight paralysis of one (limb)


  2. lumbar puncture (LP)insertion of a needle into the subarachnoid space usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae. It is performed for many reasons, including the removal of cerebrospinal fluid for diagnostic purposes (also called spinal tap)


  3. syncopefainting or sudden loss of consciousness caused by lack of blood supply to the cerebrum


  4. major depressionslight paralysis of one (limb)


  5. unconsciousnessinjury to the brain caused by major or minor head trauma; symptoms include vertigo, headache, and possible loss of consciousness.