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1

What is transference?

patient projects feelings onto provider

2

What is counter transference?

doctor projects feelings onto patient

3

What is displacement?

transferring avoided ideas/feelings toward a neutral object

4

What is identification?

modeling behavior after another person

5

What is projection?

attributing an unacceptable internal impulse to an external source

6

What is reaction formation?

replacing an unwanted feeling with its opposite

7

What are the four mature ego defenses?

sublimation

altruism

suppression

humor

8

What is sublimation?

replacing unacceptable feelings with more acceptable thoughts

9

What part of the brain can be defective during ADHD?

frontal lobe

10

Does oppositional defiant disorder have violations of social norms?

no

11

Do dopamine levels increase or decrease during Huntingtons?

increases

12

Do serotonin levels increase or decrease during Parkinsons?

increase

13

What is the order of loss in orientation?

time > place > person

14

What is dissociative fugue?

abrupt travel/wandering during dissociative amnesia

15

Does delirium have a normal or abnormal EEG?

abnormal

16

What drug is used for delirium?

Haloperidol

17

Drugs that antagonize what may precipitate delirium?

cholinergics

18

Absence of what B vitamina can cause dementia?

1/3/12

19

Do drugs or psychiatric illnesses more often cause visual hallucinations?

drugs

20

In what two situations do olfactory hallucinations arise?

seizure

brain tumor

21

What are the two situations in which tactile hallucinations occur?

cocaine

alcohol withdrawl

22

How long does schizophrenia have to last in order for the diagnosis to be made?

> 6 months

23

Is there an increase or decrease in dendritic branching during schizophrenia?

decrease

24

How long does schizophreniform last?

1-6 months

25

What is the minimum amount of time schizoaffective disorder lasts?

two weeks

26

Which two symptoms have to be present to diagnose schizoaffective?

depressive or bipolar

27

How long do delusional symptoms have to last for diagnosis?

one month

28

What is it called if a person is detached from their own body?

depersonalization

29

What is it called if a person is detached from their own environment?

derealization

30

How long does an episode need to last to be diagnosed as manic?

at least one week