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  1. Acute Stress Disorder
  2. Negative symptoms of schizophrenia
  3. Treatment for Bipolar Disorder.
  4. Positive symptoms of schizophrenia
  5. Amnestic Disorder
  1. a Hallucinations (ex seeing/hearing someone who is not there), delusions (false belief), disorganized speech, inappropriate affect, and disorganized behavior.
  2. 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).
  3. c Consists of PTSD like symptoms that immediately follow exposure to a traumatic event and last btwn 2 days and 4 weeks.
  4. d Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.
  5. e Mood stabilizers (Lithium, Tegretol, Depakote) are first line treatment in the past and still used. Today Atypical Antipsychotics (Geodon, Risperdal, Zyprexa, Abilify, Seroquel are more frequently prescribed. Antidepressants can be added for depressive episodes. Strong education, planning for relapse, illness acceptance, regular sleep and activity patterns, and direct involvement with family are key to treatment as well.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. Reversible, substance-specific mental disorders caused by substance intoxication and those cause by substance withdrawal.
  3. Involves symptoms similar to those associated with a Manic Episode but are less extreme.
  4. 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. Minimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cyclothymic DisorderMinimum 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.


  2. Bipolar I DisorderMinimum of 1 Manic or Mixed Episode and will usually have Major Depressive Episodes.


  3. Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderHas 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.


  4. Prodromal phaseFollows the active phase, in which the psychotic symptoms have improved but impairment continues.


  5. Active PhaseFollows the active phase, in which the psychotic symptoms have improved but impairment continues.