mental health exam 1

anxiety disorder
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Black box warning for antidepressantsincrease risk for suicideatypical antipsychoticsAntipsychotics that do not have significant side effects common to older antipsychoticsLithium CarbonateA simple chemical compound that is highly effective in dampening the extreme mood swings of bipolar disorder. sodium levels stay hydrated narrow therapeutic rangeAnticonvulsantsprevent or control seizures do not stop abruptly!extrapyramidal symptomsside effects of antipsychotic medications that affect a person's gait, movement, or posture pseudoparkinsonism actue dystonia akathisia tardive dyskinesiaPseudoparkinsonismA medication-induced temporary side effect of symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease, including tremor, reduced accessory movements, impaired gait, and stiffening of muscles.acute dystoniaA medication-induced temporary side effect, effecting the facial muscles including grimacing, involuntary upward eye movement, muscle spasmsAkathisiaA medication-induced temporary side effect cause restless leg syndrome, trouble standing, and pacingtardive dyskinesiaA medication-induced side effect presenting with protrusion and rolling of the tongue, sucking and smacking movements of lips, chewing motion, involuntary movements of the body/extremitiesneurodevelopmental disordersneurologically based disorders that are revealed in a clinically significant way during a child's developing yearsIntellectual Developmental Disorder (IDD)A disorder marked by intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior that are well below average. Previously called mental retardation.Autism Spectrum Disordera disorder that appears in childhood and is marked by significant deficiencies in communication and social interaction, and by rigidly fixated interests and repetitive behaviorsNeuroleptic Malignant Syndromea potentially fatal hyperpyrexia with temp of over 104, looks like EPS except for tempattention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)a psychological disorder marked by extreme inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivedrug holidayWhen a drug or all drugs are stopped for a period of time to evaluate for side effects or toxic reactions.Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)A pattern of negativistic, hostile, and defiant behavior, during which a child often loses her or his temper, often argues with adults, and often actively defies or refuses to comply with adults' requests or rules.Benzodiazepinesdrugs that lower anxiety and reduce stress cns depressantmood stabilizersdrugs used to control mood swings in patients with bipolar mood disordersAntipsychoticsdrugs used in the treatment of psychotic disorders that help alleviate hallucinations and delusional thinkingAntidepressantsa class of psychotropic medications used for the treatment of depression