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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?
- comatose states
- CNS depression
- blood dyscrasias
- 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
- resp insufficiency
- prostatic hypertrophy
- intestinal obstruction
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?
- antihypertensive meds
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"
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