Child psychiatric disorders

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  1. Inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity across a variety of settings in comparison to peers causing impairment in functioning. Some may present before age 7:
  2. Pharmacological treatment for ADHD:
    • Stimulants
    • Antidepressants
    • Antihypertensives
  3. Stimulants used to treat ADHD:
    • Methyphenidate (Ritaline, Focalin, Concerta)
    • Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)
    • Amphetamine sulfate (Adderall)
  4. Antidepressants used to treat ADHD:
    • Atomexetine (Stratera)
    • Buproprion (Wellbutrin)
  5. Antihypertensives used to treat ADHD:
    • Clonidine (Catapres)
    • Guanfacine (Tenex)
  6. A pattern of negativistic, hostile and defiant behavior lasting at least 6 months with four or more behavioral problems that occur more frequently than is typically observed in peers:
  7. Repetitive and persistent pattern of behavior that violates the rights of others, majore societal norms/rules for at least 12 months and includes aggression toward animals, destruction of property, deceitfulness or theft and serious violation of rules:
    Conduct disorder
  8. Childhood onset of conduct disorder:
    Diagnosis prior to age 10
  9. Adolescent onset of conduct disorder:
    Diagnosis after age 10
  10. Childhood onset of conduct disorder has what prognosis:
    likely to progress to Antisocial Personality Disorder
  11. Adolescent onset of conduct disorder has what prognosis:
    Often adjusts to meet normal social and occupational expectations as adults
  12. Chronic depressed or irritable mood on more days than not in past year including 2 or more symptoms affecting sleep, energy, self-esteem, concentration, etc...
    Dysthymic disorder
  13. Antidepressant approved by FDA for children 8 and over:
  14. Bipolar medications used to treat Childhood Bipolar disorder:
    • Resperidol (short term in Children 10+ for mania)
    • Lithium (ongoing use in children 12+ for mood stabilization)
  15. Borderline intellectual functioning IQ:
  16. Mild retardation IQ:
  17. Moderate retardation IQ:
  18. Severe retardation IQ:
  19. Profound retardation IQ:
  20. Pervasive abnormal development and qualitative impairment in social interaction, communication and restricted repetitive/stereotypical behaviors, interests and activities. Onset prior to age 3:
  21. Qualitative impairment in social interaction, restricted repetitive/stereotyped patterns of behavior and no delay in language/cognition.
  22. Normal growth pattern through 5 months of age, then lack of head growth and loss of motor and social skills, language impairment and mental retardation only in females:
    Rett's Disorder
  23. At least 2 years of normal development then marked loss of skills in at least two areas, mental retardation with higher occurrence in males:
    Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
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Child psychiatric disorders
Child psychiatric disorders
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