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  1. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  2. Substance Abuse
  3. Schizophreniform Disorder
  4. Major Depressive Disorder
  5. Treatment for Schizophrenia
  1. a Symptoms for a min of 1 month and max or 6 months. May not experience impairment in social functioning.
  2. b Development of a pattern of substance use that is maladaptive. Treatment needs to be assessed and modified for the individual and to meet the changing needs.
  3. c 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.
  4. d Combination of antipsychotic, antidepressant, and anti-anxiety medication depending on the types of symptoms. Wrap around services including social skills training, education, living assistance, case management, and medical compliance. Psychotherapy or group therapy can be beneficial. Family therapy can decrease relapse rates.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Indivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.
  2. Symptomology that persists for a min of 1 week and meets the criteria for Manic Episode and a Major Depressive Episode.
  3. Reversible, substance-specific mental disorders caused by substance intoxication and those cause by substance withdrawal.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. Cyclothymic 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.


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


  3. Social PhobiaPerformance 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.


  4. Posttraumatic Stress DisorderConsists of PTSD like symptoms that immediately follow exposure to a traumatic event and last btwn 2 days and 4 weeks.


  5. Polysubstance 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.