23 Mental Health

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  1. A condition characterized by a combination of sevre impairments in social interaction and highly repetitive patterns of interests and behaviors
    Asperger's Syndrome
  2. Developmental disorder in which children remain emotionally detached, engage in ritualistic behavior, and exhibit delay in acquiring language skills is
  3. Disorder in which children show pattern of cruelity and disrepect for rights of others is
    Conduct disorder
  4. Condition of feeling sad or depressed - persistent state of sadness
  5. Condition characterized by a consistent pattern of rejecting authority is
    Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  6. Adjustment disorder with depressed mood is
    Reactive depression
  7. Anxiety and fear experienced by a child when forced to separate from his/her parents is
    Separation anxiety
  8. Social anxiety, fear of being embarassed in social settings is
    Social phobia
  9. ADHD is due to inadequate availabiity of dopamine in the CNS is
    Dopamine hypothesis
  10. Children who suffer from inattention have
    difficulty paying attention
  11. Understanding two concepts
    • 1. that some disorders occur only or pirmarily in childhood and are explicitly psychiatric/mental health disorders of childhood
    • 2. Adult disorders that occur in children are experienced by the child's still-developinging mind
  12. The two core symptoms of ADHD are
    inattention and hyperactivity
  13. Manifested by rapid shifts in attention from topic to topic - may not listen, remember or follow through with tasks is
  14. Results in difficulty with remaining in one place for an age-appropriate period of time - fidget and squirm
  15. Provoke anger
  16. What age should some hyperactive-impulsive or inattentive sx's that cause impairment must be present before
    Age 7
  17. 6 or more - Fails to pay close atten
    Cannot sustain attn
    Does not listen or spoken directly
    Does not follow through
    Has difficulty organizing
    Avoids or dislikes tasks
    Loses things
    Easily distracted
    Inattention page 625
  18. 6 or more -
    Figets with hands
    Leaves seat
    Runs about
    Subjective feeling *restless
    Has difficulty playing quietly
    Is often on the go
    Talks excessively
  19. Blurts out answers before quest given
    Has difficulty awaiting turn
    Interrupts or intrudes on others butts in
  20. ADHD functional impairment in two or more settings such as
    School and work
  21. Stimulant drugs referred to as
  22. Depressants are referred to as
  23. Dopamine plays a key role in
    initiating purposive movement, increasing motivation and alertness, reducing apetite, and inducing insomnia - all of these effects are often seen when a child with ADHD given stimulant drugs
  24. Monozygotic twin
  25. Dizygotic twin
  26. ADHD linked to two chromosomes which are
    Chromosome 11 -5

    Dopamine transporter gen (DAT1) = 5
  27. Right-sided injury
  28. What remains most commonly used for ADHD
    Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
  29. Widely used for ADHD
  30. Long-term stimulant use two specific concerns have been raised over a 14 mth period
    • page 627
    • 1. Potential effect on apeptite and growth
    • 2. Potential for subsequent substance misuse or abuse
  31. Feel sad
    Lose interest
    critisize themselves
    eat poorly
    Depressed children
  32. ______ therapy and drug tx have been effective in treating childhood depression
  33. Anxiety disorders frequetly in children include:
    • Seperation anxiety disorder
    • Generalized anxiety disorder
    • Social phobia disorder
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  34. Health teaching of Ritalin?
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