Psych Exam 1: ATI questions
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Psych Exam 1: ATI questions
What is a wrongful act or injury committed by an entity or person against another person's property?
What is a defense mechanism in which one deals with anxiety by reaching out to others
What is a defense mechanism in which one deals with unacceptable feelings or impulses by unconsciously substituting acceptable forms of expression
What is a defense mechanism in which one is voluntarily denying unpleasant thoughts and feelings
What is a defense mechanism in which one puts unacceptable ideas and emotions out of conscious awareness
Are altruism and sublimation healthy or unhealthy defense mechanisms?
What are intermediate defense mechanisms
What are immature defense mechanisms
What is a defense mechanism in which one shifts feelings to an object, person, or situation to another less threatening object, person, or situation
What is a defense mechanism in which one overcompensates or demonstrates the opposite behavior of what is felt
What is a defense mechanism in which one performs an act to make up for a previous behavior
What is a defense mechanism in which one creates reasonable and acceptable explanations for unacceptable behavior
What is a defense mechanism in which one temporarily blocks memories and perceptions from consciousness
What is a defense mechanism in which one demonstrates an inability to reconcile negative and positive attributes or self and others
What is a defense mechanism in which one blames others for unacceptable thoughts or feelings
What is a defense mechanism in which one pretends the truth is not reality to manage the anxiety of acknowledging what is real
What is a defense mechanism in which one demonstrates behavior from an earlier developmental level? Exhibits childlike or immature behavior.
What level of anxiety occurs in the normal experience of everyday living?
What level of anxiety hampers clear thinking but allows one to still learn and problem solve? These clients benefit from direction from others.
What level of anxiety impairs learning and problem-solving, ineffective functioning, and are unable to take direction from others?
What level of anxiety is characterized by markedly disturbed behavior, lose touch with reality, severe hyperactivity, and possible immobility?
What is the difference between Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic therapy?
Psychodynamic stays in the present as opposed to the past
In the cognitive view, how do thoughts, behaviors, and feelings relate
thoughts > feelings > behavior
Cellular activity of brain pathway
Presynaptic Neuron > Neurotransmitter > synapse > postsynaptic neuron > receptor
Name 4 monoamines
Name 2 amino acids (aminobutyric)
Name a cholinergic
What are peptides
What does the brainstem consist of
Where is the cerebellum located
behind the brainstem
What are the four lobes of the cerebrum
Mame a brain imaging scans that provide electrical information
Name two brain imaging scans that provide structural information
CT and MRI
Name 3 brain imaging scans that provide functional information
Functional MRI, PET, and SPECT
What is the BIG area of psychiatric research that includes part of the frontal cortex, basal ganglia, and brainstem?
Name three disorders linked to neurotransmitters
What two types of meds enhance GABA and name some examples
Anxiolytics and Hypnotics
melatonin receptor agonist (Doxepin)
What type of medications are aimed at correcting deficiencies of neurotransmitters norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine which are thought to regulate mood
Name 5 types of antidepressants
What mood stabilizer may effect electrical activity and involves sodium and potassium
What anticonvulsant drug reduces firing rate of high frequency neurons "possibly helps mood swings"
Name 3 medication categories for Antipsychotics
: typical (Dopamine blocker)
: atypical (Dopamine/Serotonin)
: Dopamine stabilizer (Abilify)
What two pathways are included in psychoneuroimmunology
hypothalamic > pituitary > adrenal
sympathetic adrenal medullary pathways
What is social etiquette
our judgments of people based on our notions of proper behavior
What is type of release from a hospital dependent on?
Type of admission
What motor disorder is characterized by motor/verbal tics, onset age 2-7, usually comorbid condition