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49 terms
Medical Terminology-Mental Health
amnes/o
anxi/o
chondr/o
compuls/o
forgetfulness
fear, worry
cartilage
drive, compel
amnes/o
forgetfulness
anxi/o
fear, worry
56 terms
Medical Terminology - Mental Health
an-
hypo-
para-
pyro-
lack of, without
deficient, below
beside, abnormal
fire
an-
lack of, without
hypo-
deficient, below
13 terms
Medical Terminology [mental health]
aut/o
cata-
hypn/o
-mania
self
down, under, against, lower
sleep
a mental disorder; a "madness"
aut/o
self
cata-
down, under, against, lower
14 terms
medical terminology mental health
phob(ia)
psych(o)
tox(i)
Anxiety Disorders
fear
mind
poison
A state of distressing chronic but fluctuating nervousness th…
phob(ia)
fear
psych(o)
mind
49 terms
Medical Terminology-Mental Health
amnes/o
anxi/o
chondr/o
compuls/o
forgetfulness
fear, worry
cartilage
drive, compel
amnes/o
forgetfulness
anxi/o
fear, worry
40 terms
Medical Terminology- Mental Health
A condition which is a real, physical…
A disorder of perception, thought, emo…
A mood disorder characterized by hyper…
A mood disorder with alternating episo…
Psychosomatic disorder
schizophrenic condition
mania
bipolar disorder
A condition which is a real, physical…
Psychosomatic disorder
A disorder of perception, thought, emo…
schizophrenic condition
19 terms
medication terminology (mental health)
allergic reaction
agonist
antagonist
anticholinergic effects
response to meds. important to keep in mind
mimic effect of neurotransmitter
blocks effects of neurotransmitter(dopamines)
block parasympathetic symptoms
allergic reaction
response to meds. important to keep in mind
agonist
mimic effect of neurotransmitter
68 terms
Medical Terminology Mental and Behavioral Health
phil/o
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
iatr/o
-ia
attraction
mind
treatment
condition
phil/o
attraction
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
mind
84 terms
Medical Terminology Mental Health Vocab
affect
amnesia
amphetamines
anorexia nervosa
Observable evidence of a person's feelings or emotions.
Loss of memory caused by severe emotional trauma, brain injur…
A group of nervous system stimulants that produce alertness a…
A disorder (seen primarily in adolescent girls) characterized…
affect
Observable evidence of a person's feelings or emotions.
amnesia
Loss of memory caused by severe emotional trauma, brain injur…
Medical Terminology 21 Mental Health
phob(ia)
psych(o)
tox(i)
anxiety disorders
fear
mind
poison
a state of distressing chronic but fluctuating nervousness th…
phob(ia)
fear
psych(o)
mind
68 terms
Medical Terminology Mental and Behavioral Health
phil/o
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
iatr/o
-ia
attraction
mind
treatment
condition
phil/o
attraction
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
mind
68 terms
Medical Terminology Mental and Behavioral Health
phil/o
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
iatr/o
-ia
attraction
mind
treatment
condition
phil/o
attraction
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
mind
Medical Terminology 102- MENTAL HEALTH
SENILE
DISORIENTATION
PARANOID
DEPRESSION
Difficulty functioning in daily life due to losses in thinkin…
Loss of recognition of time,place or person
Delusions of persecution
Deep sadness
SENILE
Difficulty functioning in daily life due to losses in thinkin…
DISORIENTATION
Loss of recognition of time,place or person
68 terms
Medical Terminology Mental and Behavioral Health
phil/o
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
iatr/o
-ia
attraction
mind
treatment
condition
phil/o
attraction
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
mind
68 terms
Medical Terminology Mental and Behavioral Health
phil/o
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
iatr/o
-ia
attraction
mind
treatment
condition
phil/o
attraction
psych/o, thym/o, phren/o
mind
89 terms
Medical Terminology Nervous System and Mental Health
caus/o
cerebr/o
concuss/o
contus/o
burning, burn
cerebrum, brain
shaken together, violently agitated
bruise
caus/o
burning, burn
cerebr/o
cerebrum, brain
52 terms
Medical Terminology CHP 14 Mental Health
amnes/o
anxi/o
compuls/o
deluss/o
forgetfulness
fear, worry
drive, compel
false belief
amnes/o
forgetfulness
anxi/o
fear, worry
100 terms
Ch 23 - Mental Health - Medical Terminology
affect
amnesia
amphetamines
anorexia nervosa
Observable evidence of a person's feelings or emotions.
Loss of memory caused by severe emotional trauma, brain injur…
A group of nervous system stimulants that produce alertness a…
A disorder characterized by an emotional disturbance concerni…
affect
Observable evidence of a person's feelings or emotions.
amnesia
Loss of memory caused by severe emotional trauma, brain injur…
76 terms
Medical Terminology Chap. 23-Mental Health Abbreviations
Psychiatrist
Psychology
anxi/o
ment/o
medical doctor can issue Rx
mind, behavior, cognition CANNOT issue Rx
anxiety
mind
Psychiatrist
medical doctor can issue Rx
Psychology
mind, behavior, cognition CANNOT issue Rx
26 terms
Medical Terminology: Mental Health - C14
Anxiety Disorders
Panic attacks ... (Anxiety disorder)
Phobias ... (Anxiety disorder)
OCD... (Anxiety disorder)
Persistent worry & apprehension
Intense apprehension, terror, or sense of danger
Irrational fear
Repetitive rituals to reduce anxiety
Anxiety Disorders
Persistent worry & apprehension
Panic attacks ... (Anxiety disorder)
Intense apprehension, terror, or sense of danger
118 terms
medical terminology: nervous system and mental health
central nervous system CNS
basal gangalia
brainstem
midbrain
the brain and the spinal cord
nerve cell bodies linked to the thalamus (coordinationa and m…
connects brain to spinal cord; assists in breathing, heart ry…
part of brainstem that contains reflex centers; eye and head…
central nervous system CNS
the brain and the spinal cord
basal gangalia
nerve cell bodies linked to the thalamus (coordinationa and m…
172 terms
Medical Terminology-The Nervous System and Mental Health
a-
de-
di-
dys-
without, absence of
not
double
bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
a-
without, absence of
de-
not
12 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 21 Mental health
Agor/a
Aut/o
Centr/o
Cycl/o
Marketplace
Self
Center
Circle, cycle
Agor/a
Marketplace
Aut/o
Self
53 terms
Medical Terminology Ch.21 Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Illness
Affect
Agoraphobia
a state of well being in which an individual realizes his or…
an abnormal condition of the brain or mind
in psychology, observable evidence of an individuals emotiona…
Abnormal fear of being in public places; fear of leaving the…
Mental Health
a state of well being in which an individual realizes his or…
Mental Illness
an abnormal condition of the brain or mind
120 terms
Chapter 18 Mental Health (Medical Terminology)
delusion; delusional (adj)
delus-
hallucination
hallucin-
fixed, unyielding, false belief or judgment held despite stro…
root; deceive
perception of an object or event when there is no such thing…
root; imagination
delusion; delusional (adj)
fixed, unyielding, false belief or judgment held despite stro…
delus-
root; deceive
26 terms
Medical Terminology ch. 14: Mental health
amneso
anxio
compulso
delusso
forgetfullness
fear, worry
drive, compel
false belief
amneso
forgetfullness
anxio
fear, worry
124 terms
Jones Medical Terminology - Chapter 23 Mental Health
Aut/o
Cata-
Hypn/o
-iatrist
Self
Down, under, against, lower
Sleep
One who treats; a physician
Aut/o
Self
Cata-
Down, under, against, lower
37 terms
Nervous System / Mental Health (medical terminology)
Cerebell/o
Cerebr/o
Cortic/o
Crani/o
Cerebellum (little brain)
Brain, cerebrum
Cortex (as in cerebral cortex)
Cranium, skull
Cerebell/o
Cerebellum (little brain)
Cerebr/o
Brain, cerebrum
47 terms
Mental Health at a glance-medical terminology
amnes/o
anxi/o
compuls/o
delus/o
forgetfulness
fear, worry
drive, compel
false belief
amnes/o
forgetfulness
anxi/o
fear, worry
135 terms
Medical Terminology 10: The Nervous System and Mental Health
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerve
tract
-Includes brain and spinal cord... -Receives and processes infor…
-12 pairs of cranial nerves... -31 pairs of spinal nerves... -Trans…
on or more bundles neurons connecting brain and spinal cord w…
bundle of nerve fibers located within the brain or spinal cord
central nervous system
-Includes brain and spinal cord... -Receives and processes infor…
peripheral nervous system
-12 pairs of cranial nerves... -31 pairs of spinal nerves... -Trans…
41 terms
Mental Health Medications
Neurotransmitter: Dopamine
Neurotransmitter: Norepinephrine
Neurotransmitter: Serotonin
Neurotransmitter: GABA
Emotions and thoughts and decision making (Decrease = depress…
Affects mood, fight or flight (Decrease= depression, increase…
sleep regulation, hunger, mood, pain perception (decrease = d…
role in inhibition, reduces aggression, excitation, anxiety (…
Neurotransmitter: Dopamine
Emotions and thoughts and decision making (Decrease = depress…
Neurotransmitter: Norepinephrine
Affects mood, fight or flight (Decrease= depression, increase…
37 terms
Mental Health Medication Classifications
Antiparkinson agents' mode of action
Antiparkison agents' uses
Antiparkison agents' side effects
Nursing considerations for antiparkins…
Inhibits the action of acetylcholine.
Decrease the symptoms of drug-induced and non-drug-induced pa…
Blurred vision, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion,…
Avoid use in children under 12 years old, use with caution in…
Antiparkinson agents' mode of action
Inhibits the action of acetylcholine.
Antiparkison agents' uses
Decrease the symptoms of drug-induced and non-drug-induced pa…
15 terms
Mental Health/Disorders Terminology
Stress
Stressor
Eustress
Distress
nonspecific response of the body to any demand made upon it
a demand made upon the body
a healthful response to a stressor
unsuccessful coping or harmful response to a stressor
Stress
nonspecific response of the body to any demand made upon it
Stressor
a demand made upon the body
Medical Terminology - Chapter 13 The Nervous System & Mental Health
nervous tissue
blood-brain barrier
aphasia
cephalalgia
the tissue that makes up the brain, spinal cord, and nerves
a barrier between blood and brain fluids which keeps harmful…
the inability to speak
the clinical term for headache or generalized pain in the reg…
nervous tissue
the tissue that makes up the brain, spinal cord, and nerves
blood-brain barrier
a barrier between blood and brain fluids which keeps harmful…
41 terms
mental health - medications
neurotransmitters
acetylcholine
dopamine
norepinephrine
GABA... acetylcholine... norepinephrine... dopamine... serotonin... histamin…
excitatory... important in memory and learning
excitatory... involved in mood states and feel good neuropathway…
excitatory... involved in generating and maintaining mood states
neurotransmitters
GABA... acetylcholine... norepinephrine... dopamine... serotonin... histamin…
acetylcholine
excitatory... important in memory and learning
24 terms
Mental Health Medications
Typical Antipsychotics Action
Typical Antipsychotics Side effects
Typical Antipsychotics nursing conside…
Atypical Antipsychotics Action
Blocks D2 dopamine receptors
Extrapyramidal side effects - pseudoparkinsonism, akathisia,…
For short term use , monitor epses. have patient rise slowly…
blocks multiple domamine and serotonin receptors
Typical Antipsychotics Action
Blocks D2 dopamine receptors
Typical Antipsychotics Side effects
Extrapyramidal side effects - pseudoparkinsonism, akathisia,…
82 terms
MENTAL HEALTH: Individual Medications
Citalopram and Escitalopram
Fluoxetine
Paroxetine
Sertraline hydrochloride
SSRI
(Prozac), SSRI
(Paxil), SSRI
(Zoloft), SSRI
Citalopram and Escitalopram
SSRI
Fluoxetine
(Prozac), SSRI
14 terms
Mental Health Nursing- Medications
Benzodiazepines
Buspirone (BuSpar)
Beta Blockers
Antidepressants
Main type of anti-anxiety medication. Relieves symptoms of an…
Secondary Anti-Anxiety med. NOT A BENZO! ... This med does NOT g…
Another type of anti-anxiety medication. Not a benzo. USED PR…
*6-8 weeks to take effect, continued for 6-12 months (or more…
Benzodiazepines
Main type of anti-anxiety medication. Relieves symptoms of an…
Buspirone (BuSpar)
Secondary Anti-Anxiety med. NOT A BENZO! ... This med does NOT g…
19 terms
Medical Terminology-Word Elements (Ch. 23) Mental Health
aut/o
cata-
hypn/o
-iatrist
self
down, under, against, lower
sleep
one who treats; physician
aut/o
self
cata-
down, under, against, lower
66 terms
Mental Health Medication Exam
Ativan (Lorazepam)
Ativan (Lorazepam) side effects
Valium (Diazapam)
Valium (Diazapam) side effects
Antianxiety,... benzodiazepines... - anxiety disorder
Depression, lethargy, apathy, fatigue, light-headedness, diso…
Anxiolytics, Antianxiety, Benzodiazepine type... -anxiety disor…
Transient, mild drowsiness initially, sedation, depression, l…
Ativan (Lorazepam)
Antianxiety,... benzodiazepines... - anxiety disorder
Ativan (Lorazepam) side effects
Depression, lethargy, apathy, fatigue, light-headedness, diso…
18 terms
MENTAL HEALTH: Medication Considerations
SSRI ADEs
Serotonin Syndrome Cause and Sx
Individuals on SSRIs or Tricyclic Anti…
Tricyclic Antidepressants ADEs
• ↑ CNS (take in AM)... • GI Issues/dry mouth... • Sex issues .....…
Caused by SSRIs... • Fever... • Muscle Rigidity... • ↑ Creatine Phosp…
EtOH... OTC Cold Medications... MAOIs
• ↓ CNS (take in PM)... • Anticholinergic effects... • Orthostatic…
SSRI ADEs
• ↑ CNS (take in AM)... • GI Issues/dry mouth... • Sex issues .....…
Serotonin Syndrome Cause and Sx
Caused by SSRIs... • Fever... • Muscle Rigidity... • ↑ Creatine Phosp…
210 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 10 (The Nervous System and Mental Health)
causo
cerebro
concusso
contuso
burning, burn
cerebrum, brain
shaken together, violently agitated
bruise
causo
burning, burn
cerebro
cerebrum, brain
Mental Health medications
chlorpromazine, Thorazine
eskalith, Lithium carbonate
tranycypromine, Parnate
hypericum, St. Johns wort
Ther Class: antiemetics, antipsychotics... Pharm Class: phenoth…
Ther class: mood stabilizers... Indications: Manic episodes of…
Ther: antidepressants... Pharm class: monamine oxidase inhibito…
Ther class: antidepressants... Indications: Management of mild…
chlorpromazine, Thorazine
Ther Class: antiemetics, antipsychotics... Pharm Class: phenoth…
eskalith, Lithium carbonate
Ther class: mood stabilizers... Indications: Manic episodes of…
15 terms
Mental Health Nursing- Medications
Benzodiazepines
Buspirone (BuSpar)
Beta Blockers
Antidepressants
Main type of anti-anxiety medication. Relieves symptoms of an…
Secondary type of Anti-Anxiety med. NOT A BENZO! ... This med do…
Another type of anti-anxiety medication. Not a benzo. USED PR…
Not uppers... *6-8 weeks to take effect, continued for 6-12 mont…
Benzodiazepines
Main type of anti-anxiety medication. Relieves symptoms of an…
Buspirone (BuSpar)
Secondary type of Anti-Anxiety med. NOT A BENZO! ... This med do…
11 terms
Mental Health Medications - Detox
General Side Effects of Detox Medicati…
Disulfiram (Antabuse)
Naloxone (Narcan)
Buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone)
decreased respirations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipat…
drinking with Antabuse will cause vomiting
significant agitation after opiates removed from receptors
sublingual
General Side Effects of Detox Medicati…
decreased respirations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipat…
Disulfiram (Antabuse)
drinking with Antabuse will cause vomiting
40 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 10: The Nervous System and Mental Health
caus/o
cerebr/o
concuss/o
contus/o
burning, burn
cerebrum, brain
shaken together,violently agitated
bruise
caus/o
burning, burn
cerebr/o
cerebrum, brain
206 terms
Medical Terminology Chapter 13: The Nervous System and Mental Health
Head
Little brain, cerebellum
Brain, cerebrum
Skull, cranium
cephalo
cerebello
cerebro
cranio
Head
cephalo
Little brain, cerebellum
cerebello
214 terms
Medical Terminology Module 8 (ch. 12) nervous system & mental health
central nervous system (CNS)
brain
brainstem
pons
the brain and spinal cord
part of the central nervous system contained within the cranium
connects the brain to the spinal cord; assists in breathing,…
part of the brainstem that connects different regions of the…
central nervous system (CNS)
the brain and spinal cord
brain
part of the central nervous system contained within the cranium
40 terms
Medical Terminology Module #2: Integumentary System & mental health
epi
sub
cyan/o
tinea
Upon, on, over, near, at, before, after, surface Epi/dermis…
Under, below, beneath "Sub/ dermal... Below the skin"
blue ... Cyanosis... a bluish discoloration of the skin resulting…
fsungal infection... Tinea pedis... Athletes foot
epi
Upon, on, over, near, at, before, after, surface Epi/dermis…
sub
Under, below, beneath "Sub/ dermal... Below the skin"
40 terms
Medications for Mental health final
What are the S.E.'s for all typical an…
Thorazine (Chlorpromazine)
Haldol (Haloperidol)
What should you monitor for all atypic…
monitor for EPS symptoms, tardive dyskinesia (6+ months), sex…
typical antipsychotic. Treats schizophrenia. Second line trea…
Typical antipsychotic. Treats schizophrenia
monitor for metabolic syndrome (increased BP, HR, ect)
What are the S.E.'s for all typical an…
monitor for EPS symptoms, tardive dyskinesia (6+ months), sex…
Thorazine (Chlorpromazine)
typical antipsychotic. Treats schizophrenia. Second line trea…
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