N55_Vocabulary_Acronyms.txt

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N55 - Psych Abbreviation List
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  1. 5150
    72 hour involuntary hold
  2. 5250
    14 day involuntary hold
  3. ADD/ADHD
    attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder
  4. ADU
    acute diversional unit
  5. AEB
    as evidenced by
  6. AH
    auditory hallucination
  7. AMA
    against medical advice
  8. AWOL
    absent without leave
  9. B&C
    board and care home
  10. BAD
    bipolar affective disorder
  11. BIB
    brought in by
  12. BPD
    borderline personality disorder
  13. BZD
    benzodiazapine
  14. C/O
    complained of/about
  15. CPS
    Child Protective Services
  16. D/C
    discharge
  17. DC
    discontinue
  18. DD
    development disability
  19. DSM
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
  20. DTO
    danger to others
  21. DTS
    danger to self
  22. DTs
    delirium tremens
  23. DX
    diagnosis
  24. EPS
    extrapyramidal symptoms
  25. ETOH
    alcohol (ethanol)
  26. F/U
    follow-up
  27. GA
    General Assistance
  28. GD
    gravely disabled
  29. HI
    homocidal ideation
  30. H&P
    history and physical
  31. HAC
    Haldol, Ativan, and Cogentin
  32. LOA
    looseness of associations
  33. LPT
    licensed psychiatric technician
  34. MHRF
    Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility
  35. MHW/MHP/MHA
    mental health worker/partner/assistant
  36. MIA
    medically indigent adult
  37. NMS
    neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  38. NOS
    not otherwise specified
  39. NTE
    not to exceed
  40. OT
    occupational therapy
  41. P-Con
    permanent conservatorship
  42. PES
    Psychiatric Emergency Services
  43. PSA
    polysubstance abuse
  44. PTSD
    post-traumatic stress disorder
  45. QD, BID, TID, QID, QOD
    medication times (note: some hospitals are not allowing the use of qd, qid, and qod)
  46. RPR/VDRL
    syphilis lab tests
  47. RX
    pharmacy prescription
  48. SAD
    schizoaffective disorder
  49. SAD
    seasonal affective disorder
  50. SCPT
    schizophrenia, chronic paranoid type
  51. SFPD
    San Francisco Police Department
  52. SI
    suicidal ideation
  53. SSI/SSDI
    Social Security Disability funds
  54. SSRI
    selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
  55. SX
    symptoms
  56. T-Con
    temporary conservatorship
  57. TD
    tardive dyskinesia
  58. UA/UDS
    urinalysis/urine drug screen
  59. VSS
    vital signs stable

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