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Diazepam (Valium)Benzodiazepine anti anxietyPhenelzine sulfate (Nardil)MAOI antidepressantdelusionfalse beliefhallucinationsfalse sensory experiences, such as seeing something in the absence of an external visual stimulusdementia ptoffer finger foodstherapeutic communicationVerbal and nonverbal communication techniques that encourage patients to express their feelings and to achieve a positive relationshipnontherapeutic communicationcommunication techniques, both verbal and nonverbal, that hinder the nurse-patient relationshipinvoluntarycourt orderedAlcohol abuse signs and symptomsDepression, hostility, suspiciousness, irritability, isolation, decreased inhibitions, decrease self esteem, denial that a problem existsparkinsonismHaving tremor, muscle rigidity, stooped posture, and a shuffling gaittardive dyskinesiainvoluntary movements of the facial muscles, tongue, and limbs; a possible neurotoxic side effect of long-term use of antipsychotic drugs that target certain dopamine receptorsneuroleptic malignant syndromeLife-threatening muscle rigidity, feverdesensitizationreducing fear or anxiety by repeatedly exposing a person to emotional stimuli while the person is deeply relaxedflooding therapyA behavioral treatment for phobias that involves prolonged exposure to a feared stimulus, thereby providing maximal opportunity for the conditioned fear response to be extinguishedconversion disordera disorder in which a person experiences very specific genuine physical symptoms for which no physiological basis can be founddissociative disorderdisorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated from previous memories, thoughts, and feelingspyschosisa psychological disorder in which a person loses contact with reality, experiencing irrational ideas and distorted perceptionscatatonic stuporan immobile, expressionless, comalike stateantisocial personality disordera personality disorder in which a person exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family members; may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artistsomatizationthe expression of psychological distress through physical symptomsechopraxiamimicking the movements of anotherdepersonalizationfeelings of detachment from one's mental processes or bodydisplacement (defense mechanism)- The transfer of feelings from one target to another that is considered less threatening or that is neutral. EX: A client is angry at his doctor, does not express it, but becomes verbally abusive with the nurse.Rationalization (defense mechanism)- Attempting to make excuses or formulate logical reasons to justifying unacceptable feelings or behaviors. EX: John tells the rehab nurse, "I drink because its the only way I can deal with my bad marriage and awful job."compensation- Covering up a real or perceived weakness by emphasizing a trait one considers more desirable. EX: A handicapped boy is unable to participate in football, so he compensates by becoming a great scholar.Isolation- Separate a thought or memory from the feeling tone or emotion associated with it. EX: Without showing any emotion, a young women describes being attacked and raped.signs of child abuseunexplained injuries, neglected appearance, child may be withdrawn or act out, child may flinch when sudden movements are made