5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Bipolar II Disorder
- Panic Attack
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- a 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.
- b Minimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.
- c 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.
- 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 Anxiety-producing obsessions or compulsions. Antidepressants are tried first - Clomipramine, Fluvoxamine, Fluoxetine, Paroxetine, and Sertraline. CBT most effective - exposure and response prevention.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.
- 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.
- Minimum of 1 Manic or Mixed Episode and will usually have Major Depressive Episodes.
- Indivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.
- At least 2 weeks of depressed mood or a loss of pleasure in most activities. At least 4 of the following: Change in appetite or a significant loss of weight, sleep disturbance, restlessness, fatigue, feelings of worthlessness, difficulty thinking, or suicidal ideation.
5 True/False questions
Substance Abuse → 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.
Active Phase → Follows the active phase, in which the psychotic symptoms have improved but impairment continues.
Polysubstance Dependence → Continued 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.
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).
Treatment for Schizophrenia → Indivdual psychotherapy is the preferred type of treatment - education and teaching relaxation and coping strategies. Benzodiazepines and SSRI antidepressants are the medications of choice.