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treatment for anxiety disorder and timeframe

> 6 months, use SSRI and SSNI first line

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scale to rate generalized anxiety disorder?

Hamilton >20

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timeframe of panic attacks

10mins to 30mins

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how do panic attacks and panic disorder differ?

Panic disorder is fear of having attacks. Dx is 4 attack in 4 weeks

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tx for panic disorder

benzo in the short term, then switch to SSRI

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Is OCD egodytonic or egosyntonic

dytonic

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TX for OCD

SSRI at higher dose

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timeframe to dx PTSD?

1 month

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stress reaction/ acute stress disorder timeframe

1 week to 1 month

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Tx PTSD

SSRI, benzo, group therapy

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what is the most common mental illness

phobias

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what is agoraphobia?

fear of placing self in a situation where problem occurs in a very public space

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what other disorder do phobia pt's have 75-80% of the time?

panic attacks

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tx for phobia

exposure therapy, SSRI, benzo

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what is the difference between schizoid and schizotypal?

schizoid doesn't desire relationships, schizotypal is afraid of relationships

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schizotypal ---

think odd name, odd person, magical & derealization thinking

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schizoid

loner, reclusive pleasure

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how old must a pt be to be dx with antisocial

18 (evident of conduct disorder before the age of 15

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tx for antisocial

lithium, anger management

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medical tx of anorexia?

Amitriptyline, SSRI (mirtazapine)

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only drug FDA approved for weight loss

Orlistat

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Major depressive disorder timeframe to dx

5 symptoms in same 2 week peroid

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acronym for depression

SIGECAPS

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TX MDD

SSRI, effexor, wellbutrin

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how do MDD and dysthymic differ

dysthymic's timeframe is longer (at least 2 years) symptoms are mild, onset is during childhood

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define echolalia

meaningless repetition of another's speech

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Aconym for mania

DIGFAST

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difference between mania and hypomania?

mania last at least 1 week, requires hospitalization and has marked dysfunction. hypomania is less symptomatic and lasts 4 days

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Bipolar 1

this is the MANIC side (I for manIc)

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Bipolar 2

depression + hypomania (never hospitalized)