5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Schizoaffective Disorder
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Major Depressive Episode
- Bipolar II Disorder
- a Minimum of one Major Depressive Episode and at least one Hypomanic episode.
- b 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.
- c Disturbance that consists of impairment in a number of cognitive abilites, including memory, and often becomes progressively worse. Cannot be cured but medications may improve mental function, mood and behavior. Meds include Aricept, Reminyl, Exelon and Namenda. Goal of treatment is to keep the individual safe.
- d 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.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Involves symptoms similar to those associated with a Manic Episode but are less extreme.
- 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.
- Hallucinations (ex seeing/hearing someone who is not there), delusions (false belief), disorganized speech, inappropriate affect, and disorganized behavior.
- Rapid 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.
- Involves inpairment in memory solely. No treatments, generally individuals slowly reovery over time.
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.
Schizophreniform Disorder → 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.
Brief Psychotic disorder → Schizophrenic symptoms that have been evident for at least 1 day but no more than one month
Active Phase → Distinguished by full blown symptoms of Schizophrenia.
Manic Episode → 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.