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  1. Residual Phase
  2. Polysubstance Dependence
  3. Delirium
  4. Amnestic Disorder
  5. Schizoaffective Disorder
  1. a Individual repeatedly uses at least three substance groups over a 12 month period and no one class clearly predominates.
  2. b 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.
  3. c Follows the active phase, in which the psychotic symptoms have improved but impairment continues.
  4. d disturbance in the level of consciousness with concomitant changes in cognition. Onset is over a brief time period and often clears when the condition relents. Treatment includes treating the underlying cause.
  5. e Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Excessive anxiety and worry about a number of things that persists for a min of 6 months. Most commonly prescribed anti anxiety meds are benzodiazepines (Ativan, Xanax, Valium, Librium, and Klonipin). Antidepressants and Busiprone are alternatives. Individual therapy recommended.
  2. Minimum of one Major Depressive Episode. Antidepressants are commonly prescribed. CBT is the most popular and the most effective treatment. Interpersonal therapy is another approach.
  3. Not meds to prevent re-experiencing, SSRIs and other antidepressants provide relief of symptoms. CBT may speed recovery and prevent PTSD. EMDR also effective.
  4. Minimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.
  5. Symptomology that persists for a min of 1 week and meets the criteria for Manic Episode and a Major Depressive Episode.

5 True/False questions

  1. Treatment for SchizophreniaIndivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.


  2. 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.


  3. Social PhobiaAnxiety in situations where it would be difficult or embarrassing for the person to escape or in which he might not me able to secure help. Individual avoids these situations.


  4. Schizophreniapsychotic 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.


  5. Dysthymic DisorderRapid shifts btwn hypomanic Episodes and depressive episodes that do not meet criteria for Major Depressive Episode. Symptoms must persist for a minimum of 2 years.