Mental Health -1
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Mental Health -1
Avoidance of emotions; inappropriate reaction (laughing when hearing of death).
"We wanted to take a bus, but the airport took all the traffic."
Coexisting conflicting ideas toward the same person, object, or situation.
What is the result of a schizophrenia pt with enlarged ventricles?
poor response to treatment
poor premorbid phase functioning
Downward drift hypothesis.
Poor social conditions are seen as a consequence of, rather than a cause of, schizophrenia
Typical antipsychotocs should not be used when?
pts with Parkinson's or narrow angle glaucoma
liver, renal, cardiac insufficiency
poorly controlled seizure disorders
Thiioridazine, pimozide, and haloperidol have been shown to _______ and are contraindicated if pt taking other drugs that also produce this side effect.
prolong QT interval
Typical Antipsychotics may lower _______.
Caution with Typical antipsychotics is given when administering to which pts?
severely ill or debilitated
Pts on Typical antipsychotics should avoid what?
exposure to extreme temps
In addition to caution with typical antipsychotics, ATYPICAL antipsychotics are given with caution to which pts?
A grief response where an individual becomes fixed in the denial stage of the grieving process. Anxiety disorders or sleeping & eating DO may be evident.
A grief response in which the pt is fixed in the anger stage of grieving. All behaviors (helplessness, hopelessness, sadness, anger & guilt) are exaggerated. Unable to fxn in normal activities.
Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is are clinical disorders.
Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is personality disorders and mental retardation?
Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is medical conditions?
Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is psychosocial & environmental problems?
Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is measurement of psych, social, & occupational fxning (GAF scale)?
A boy who required rehab becomes a physical therapist.
"I don't wanna think about that right now"