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5 Matching questions

  1. Cluster B Borderline-Cognitive
  2. Cluster B Histrionic-Affect
  3. Cluster A Schizotypal-Behavior
  4. Cluster C Obsessive-Affect
  5. Cluster B (dramatic, erratic, the "flavor"on the unit)
  1. a overly dramatic, roller coaster of emotions
  2. b odd speech (coherent but tangential), eccentric or peculiar
  3. c "black or white" thinking, identity disturbances, body image issues, dichotomous thinking
  4. d Antisocial & borderline (most common on unit), histrionic (more women), narcissistic (tend to be more men)
  5. e anable to express emotions, anxious, need to feel in control

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Do not try to resocialize, do not need to push toward groups, avoid being too nice, tell pt clearly what to expect and what is expected of them.
  2. Axis II, develope over time
  3. perfectionist, detail oriented, need for certainty, procrastination, indecision, belief in "correct" solution
  4. poverty of thought, vague expression
  5. guard against power struggles, teach relaxation and problem solving, may use insight therapy, pts tend to intellectualize & rationalize

5 True/False questions

  1. Cluster B Histrionic-Behavioralseek stimulation and excitement, may resort to assaulting behavior, seductive


  2. Cluster C Avoidant-Affectfearful and shy, easily hurt by criticism


  3. Impulse Control TrainingNo specific meds for personality disorders, meds are used to modify temperament and treat comorbid Axis I diseases. Antipsychotics help with fixed thoughts, SSRI's for depression and anxienty(Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft)


  4. Use of Psychotropicswant constant companionship, resist decision making


  5. Cluster A Paranoid- cognitivelyguarded, look for hidden meaning, expect to be used