Mental Health -1

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  1. Avoidance of emotions; inappropriate reaction (laughing when hearing of death).
    Affective blunting
  2. "We wanted to take a bus, but the airport took all the traffic."
    Loose association
  3. Coexisting conflicting ideas toward the same person, object, or situation.
  4. What is the result of a schizophrenia pt with enlarged ventricles?
    • poor response to treatment
    • poor premorbid phase functioning
  5. Downward drift hypothesis.
    Poor social conditions are seen as a consequence of, rather than a cause of, schizophrenia
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Typical Antipsychotics may lower _______.
    seizure threshold
  9. Caution with Typical antipsychotics is given when administering to which pts?
    • elderly
    • severely ill or debilitated
    • diabetics
    • resp insufficiency
    • prostatic hypertrophy
    • intestinal obstruction
  10. Pts on Typical antipsychotics should avoid what?
    exposure to extreme temps
  11. In addition to caution with typical antipsychotics, ATYPICAL antipsychotics are given with caution to which pts?
    • dehydrated
    • hypovolemic
    • antihypertensive meds
    • pregnant
    • children
  12. 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.
    delayed/inhibited response
  13. 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.
    distorted response
  14. Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is are clinical disorders.
    axis I
  15. Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is personality disorders and mental retardation?
    axis II
  16. Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is medical conditions?
    axis III
  17. Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is psychosocial & environmental problems?
    axis IV
  18. Which axis in the DSM-V eval system is  measurement of psych, social, & occupational fxning (GAF scale)?
    axis V
  19. A boy who required rehab becomes a physical therapist.
  20. "I don't wanna think about that right now"
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