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  1. Dementia
  2. Amnestic Disorder
  3. Delusional Disorder
  4. Dysthymic Disorder
  5. Substance-Induced Disorders
  1. a Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.
  2. b Minimum of 2 year depressed mood in combination with other depressive symptoms. Antidepressants helpful and SSRI's most common. Best treatment approach is combination of psychotherapy and antidepressant medication.
  3. c Reversible, substance-specific mental disorders caused by substance intoxication and those cause by substance withdrawal.
  4. d Disturbance that consists of impairment in a number of cognitive abilites, including memory, and often becomes progressively worse. Cannot be cured but medications may improve mental function, mood and behavior. Meds include Aricept, Reminyl, Exelon and Namenda. Goal of treatment is to keep the individual safe.
  5. e Characterized by a minimum of one non-bizarre delusion and must be evident for a minimum of 1 month. Psychosocial functioning, apart from the delusions is normal. Antipsychotic medication my relieve delusional beliefs but only temporarily. Individual therapy is most effective.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. psychotic disorder characterized by a combination of specific positive and negative symptoms. Must show signs for at least 6 moths. Includes three phases - prodromal phase, active phase, and residual phase. Also several subtypes.
  2. Individual repeatedly uses at least three substance groups over a 12 month period and no one class clearly predominates.
  3. Development of a delusion in in individual who is closely involved with another individual who has prominent delusions.
  4. Intense fear or discomfort that peaks within 10 minutes. At least 4 of the following: papitations, pounding heart, sweating, trembling, shortness of breath, sense that one is choking, discomfort in the chest area, nausea or abdominal discomfort, dizziness, derealization, depersonalization, fearfulness of losing control, fear of dying, numbness or tingling sensations, chills or hot flushes.
  5. Has a major depressive, manic or mixed episode in combination with symptoms of Schizophrenia. Must have had delusions or hallucinations during a 2 week period when mood symptoms were not present. Mood symptoms need to be prominent part of the illness. Antipsychotic meds are the treatment of choice and individual therapy is most common.

5 True/False questions

  1. Posttraumatic Stress DisorderIndividual repeatedly re-experiences, over a minimum of 1 month, a traumatic event with increased arousal and avoids internal and external stimuli that are reminiscent of the trauma.


  2. Bipolar I DisorderMinimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.


  3. Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderAnxiety-producing obsessions or compulsions. Antidepressants are tried first - Clomipramine, Fluvoxamine, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, and Sertraline. CBT most effective - exposure and response prevention.


  4. Substance DependenceContinued use of a substance in spite of the onset of significantly distressful cognitive, behavioral, and physiological symptoms. Tolerance, withdrawal, and compulsive drug use often result.


  5. Manic EpisodeSymptomology that persists for a min of 1 week and meets the criteria for Manic Episode and a Major Depressive Episode.