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Retts disorder

X linked disorder
- almost exclusively in girls bc boys die in utero
- age 1-4, regression characterized by loss of development, loss of verbal abilities and mental retardation, ataxia and stereotyped handwriting

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Neurotransmitter changes seen in anxiety

increased ACh
decreased GABA and 5HT

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Neurotransmitter changes in alzheimers

decreased ACh

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neurotransmitter changes seen in Huntingtons

decreased GABA and ACh
increased DA

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Neurotransmitter changes seen in Parkinsons disease

decreased DA
Increased 5-HT and ACh

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order of loss of oritentation

time >place > person

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when do you see tactile hallucinations?

alcohol withdrawal and cocaine abusers

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time course of delusional disorder

>1month

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time course of a manic episode?

>1 week

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difference between acute stress disorder and PTSD

acute stress 2days-1month
PTSD: >1 month

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OCD egodystonic or syntonic?

dystonic~ know they have a problem

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OCPD: egodystonic or syntonic?

syntonic! dont think they have a problem

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schizoid- what is it?

personality disorder where they are socially withdrawn and content with isolation

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schizotypal- what is it?

personality disorder eccentric appearance and odd beliefs with magical thinking

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what is a major defense mechanism seem in borderline?

splitting

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what is a serum indicator of alcohol intoxication?

gamma-glutamyltransferase

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what is dronabinol used for?

pharmacologic form of marijuana
- used for antiemetic (chemotherapy) and appetite stimulants (in AIDS)

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when will you see Delirium tremens?

2-5 days after the last drink in an alcoholic

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what factors will vary PPV or NPV?

prevalence or pretest probability

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whats greater, prevalence or incidence in chronic diseases?

prevalence

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What is beneficence?

physicians have a special ethical duty to act in the patients best interest

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What are the 4 payment methods between insurance plans and physicians?

1. Capitation: dr paid a fixed amount per enrolee, promotes preventative med
2. Fee for service
3. Discount fee for service (less incentive)
4. Salary

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Priority of surrogates:

spouse> adult children > parents > adult siblings > other relatives

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APGAR score

Appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, respiration
>7 = good
<4 = resuscitate

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principal NT in REM sleep

ACh