5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Treatment for PTSD and ASD
- Schizophreniform Disorder
- Negative symptoms of schizophrenia
- Dysthymic Disorder
- a Not meds to prevent re-experiencing, SSRIs and other antidepressants provide relief of symptoms. CBT may speed recovery and prevent PTSD. EMDR also effective.
- b Flat or blunted affect, avolition (loss of willpower), alogia (speech disturbance), decrease in amount of speech or povery of content of sppech and anhedonia (loss of ability to experience pleasure).
- c Symptoms for a min of 1 month and max or 6 months. May not experience impairment in social functioning.
- d 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.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Symptomology that persists for a min of 1 week and meets the criteria for Manic Episode and a Major Depressive Episode.
- Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.
- Mood that is abnormally elevated, expansive, or irritable that persists for a minimum of 1 week. Along with at least 3 of the the following: grandiosity or self-esteem that is inflated, less need for sleep, pressured speech, racing thoughts, easily distracted, psychomotor agitation or increased goal behavior, involvement in activities that are likely to have negative consequences.
- Performance in some social situations results in anxiety. Avoidance is often evident. Imipramine has been effective in block some attacks. MAO inhibitors also helpful. Benzodiazepines (Librium, valium) are effective in a phobic situation if taken in sufficient doses. Psychotherapy and behavioral treatments are common interventions.
- 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 True/False questions
Positive symptoms of schizophrenia → Flat or blunted affect, avolition (loss of willpower), alogia (speech disturbance), decrease in amount of speech or povery of content of sppech and anhedonia (loss of ability to experience pleasure).
Dementia → 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.
Bipolar II Disorder → Minimum of 1 Manic or Mixed Episode and will usually have Major Depressive Episodes.
Active Phase → Distinguished by full blown symptoms of Schizophrenia.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder → Consists of PTSD like symptoms that immediately follow exposure to a traumatic event and last btwn 2 days and 4 weeks.