EMT

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EMT
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2010-07-15 11:42:32
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Behavioral Emergancies
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  1. Abnormal sensory perceptions that occur while a person is awake, and conscious and are unrelated to outside events
    Hallucinations
  2. Something a person believes to be real/true, but is actually false/unreal
    Delusion
  3. Crying uncontrolably, beating fists, throwing themselves to the ground. These are signs of what?
    Agitation
  4. People do this to receive attention, but do not really intend to kill themselves
    Suicide Gesture
  5. Patients with delirium may have an increased state of arousal and psychomotor abnormalities such as tremor and agitation, called....
    Agitated Delirium
  6. Includes nonpsychiatric reasons for changes in behavoir and mentation
    Organic Brain Syndrome
  7. Hears voices
    Auditory Hallucinations
  8. Hallucinations almost always caused by organic causes; i.e. a "bad trip" on LSD
    Visual, Tactile (touch), or Olfactory (smell) Hallucinations
  9. Perhaps the most severe/urgent pediatric behavioral emergancy
    Suicidal Behavior
  10. These kids have difficulties with social interaction, language, and communication. Take special care with them!!!
    Autism Spectrum Disorders
  11. Fearful emotional state characterized by increased nervousness, tension, pacing, hand wringing, and trembling
    Anxiety
  12. The act of physically touching someone without that person's expressed consent
    Battery
  13. The manner in which, a person acts or performs, including any or all of one's physical and mental activities
    Behavior
  14. Any situation in which the patient exhibits abnormal behavior that is unacceptable or intolerable to self, family, or community
    Behavioral Emergency
  15. Acute confusional state marked by an altered mental state resulting in changed behavior
    Delirium
  16. Condition characterized by loss of pleasure, deep sadness, feeling of hoplessness, difficulty sleeping, loss of sex drive, and feelings of guilt
    Depression
  17. Sudden, overwhelming anxiety of such intensity that it produces terror and physiologic changes.
    Panic
  18. Condition in which a patient feels unduly threatened by the environment and those in contact with the patient
    Paranoia
  19. Any various forms of behavior that are considered inappropriate by members ot the social group to which and individual belongs
    Psychobehavioral Disorder

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