1. Affect
    External expression of emotion; emotional response
  2. Amnesia
    Loss of memory
  3. Apathy
    Absence of emotions; lack of interest or emotional involvement
  4. Atypical antipsychotics
    Drugs used treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other serious mental illnesses
  5. Autism
    Severe lack of responsiveness to others, preoccupation with inner thoughts, withdrawal and retarded language delay
  6. Autistic thoughts
    Preoccupation with self-centered, illogical ideas and fantasies that exclude the external world
  7. Benzodiazepines
    Drugs used to treat anxiety and panic attacks
  8. Cyclothymia
    Patient experiences alternating states of depression and exhilaration for at least 2 years; mild bipolar disorder
  9. Delirium tremens
    Confusion in thinking, anxiety, tremors, and sweating occurring with withdrawal from excessive and habitual use of alcohol
  10. Dysphoria
    Sadness, hopelessness, and depressive mood; feeling "low"
  11. Exhibitionism
    Compulsive need to expose one's body, particularly the genitals, to an unsuspecting stranger
  12. Fetishism
    Use of non-living objects, such as articles of clothing, as substitutes for a human sexual love object
  13. Insight-oriented therapy
    Face to face discussion of life problems and feelings to increase understanding of thoughts and behavior patterns; psychodynamic therapy
  14. Labile
    Unstable; undergoing rapid emotional change
  15. Child therapist
    Specialize in treatment of children
  16. Specialize in the legal aspect of psychiatry
    Forensic scientists
  17. Name 2 IQ tests
    Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) and Stanford-Binet intelligence scale
  18. Name 4 projective tests
    Rorschach technique (using unkblots), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Thematic Apperception Test (Pictures used to make up stories), Graphomotor projection tests (Draw a person test and Bender-Gestalt test-draw geometric designs to pick up deficits in mental processing an memory caused by brain damage)
  19. What is MMPI?
    Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory - contains T/F questions that reveal aspects of personality-sense of duty or responsibility, ability to related to others, and dominance.
  20. -leptic
    to seize hold of
  21. phren/o
  22. Para-
  23. -phoria
    Feeling, bearing
  24. -thymia
  25. What is the average person's IQ?
  26. WISC
    Wechsler Intelligence scale for children
  27. ADLs
    Activities of daily living
  28. TAT
    Thematic Apperception Test
  29. ASD
    Autism spectrum disorder
  30. SNRI
    Serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
  31. CA
    Chronological age
  32. CBT
    Cognitive behavioral therapy
  33. PDD
    Pervasive developmental disorder
  34. DSM-IV-TR
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, revised
  35. LSD
    Lysergic acid diethylamide
  36. MA
    Mental age
  37. MMPI
    Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
  38. MDD
    Major depressive disorder
  39. TCA
    Tricyclic antidepressants
  40. TD
    Tardive dyskinesia
  41. THC
  42. When does SAD occur?
    October-November or mid-february to mid-april
  43. Characteristics of autism
    insistance on sameness, gestures or pointing instead of words, Repeating words, like to be alone, tantrums, difficulty interacting with others, little eye contact, uneven motor skill, sensitive to sound, obsessive attachment to objects
  44. Characteristics of asperger sydrome
    want to interact but dont know how, fine rote memory skills, difficulty with abstract concepts, repetitive/restrictive patterns of behavior
  45. characteristics of schizophrenia
    Delusions, hallucinations, thought disorder, disorders of movement, flat affect, impaired interpersonal functioning
  46. positive symptoms
    thought disorder, hallucinations, delusions, and disorders of movement
  47. negative symptoms
    flat affect and impaired social functioning
  48. Catatonic type
    Patient is mute and does not move or react to the outside environment
  49. Disorganized type
    Patient exhibits disorganized speech and behavior and flat or inappropriate affect
  50. Paranoid type
    Patient experiences prominent delusions of grandeur or persecution and auditory hallucinations
  51. Residual type
    Negative symtoms of flat affect, fatigue, withdrawl, and lack of motivation
  52. Types of amphetamine dependence
    amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, methamphetamine, and methylphenidate
  53. Types of cannabis
    marijuana, hashish, THC
  54. Frigidity
    inhibited sexual response in women
  55. Speedball
    Cocaine injected with heroin; act synergistically to depress respiratory function
  56. Freebase
    Cocaine separated from powdered salt form and combined with ether, ammonia, or baking soda (crack or rock)
  57. Types of hallucinogens
    LSD, Mescaline (peyote), PCP
  58. Types of opiods
    heroin, morphine, codeine, meperidine, oxycodone
  59. Barbiturates
    phenobarbital and secobarbital (soothing, relaxing effect)
  60. Benzodiazepines
    Temazepam, clonazepam, alprazolam, diazepam
  61. Trance
    State of altered consciousness (hypnosis)
  62. WAIS
    Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
  63. Bipolar disorder I
    One or more manic episodes alternating with major depressive episodes
  64. Bipolar disorder II
    Recurrent major depressive episodes alternating with hypomanic episodes
  65. Mental
    Pertaining to the mind
  66. Narcissistic personality
    Characterized by grandiose sense of self-importance or preoccupation with fantasies of success or power; self-love without empathy for others
  67. Neuroleptic drug
    Antipsychotic drugs used to treat psychoses such as schizophrenia and severe depression
  68. Paraphilia
    Recurrent, intense sexual urge; fantasy or behavior that involves unusual objects, activities, and situations
  69. Phenothiazines
    Drugs used to treat serious mental illnesses of psychoses
  70. Projective test
    Diagnostic personality test using unstructured stimuli to evoke responses that reflect aspects of an individual's personality
  71. Psychiatry
    Treatment of the mind and mental disorders
  72. Psychoanalysis
    Form of psychotherapy in which the patient explores his or her unconscious emotions and past to understand and change current behavior and feelings
  73. Psychoanalyst
    Therapist who practices psychotherapy
  74. Psychogenic
    Pertaining to produced within the mind, having emotional and psychologic origin, rather than a physical cause
  75. Psychopharmacology
    Treatment of psychiatric disorders with drugs
  76. Psychosis
    Loss of contact with reality
  77. Psychosomatic
    Pertaining to the inter-relationship of the mind and body
  78. Reality testing
    Ability to perceive fact from fantasy
  79. Schizoid personality
    Emotionally cold and aloof, as if split off from other people; indifferent to praise or criticism or to the feelings of others
  80. Schizophrenia
    Psychoses marked by withdrawal from reality into an inner world of disorganized thinking and conflict
  81. Sedatives
    Drugs that lessen anxiety
  82. Sexual masochism
    Sexual gratification gained by being mutilated, beaten, or bound or otherwise made to suffer by another person
  83. Sexual sadism
    Sexual gratification gained by inflicting physical or psychologic pain or harm on others
  84. Transference
    Process by which a patient relates to a therapist as though the therapist was a prominent childhood figure
  85. Tricyclic antidepressants
    Group of drugs used to treat severe depression
  86. Voyeurism
    Abnormal desire to look at sexual organs or watch sexual acts
  87. xenophobia
    Fear of strangers
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