Flashcards in Pysch Deck (112)
treatment for anxiety disorder and timeframe
> 6 months, use SSRI and SSNI first line
scale to rate generalized anxiety disorder?
timeframe of panic attacks
10mins to 30mins
how do panic attacks and panic disorder differ?
Panic disorder is fear of having attacks. Dx is 4 attack in 4 weeks
tx for panic disorder
benzo in the short term, then switch to SSRI
Is OCD egodytonic or egosyntonic
TX for OCD
SSRI at higher dose
timeframe to dx PTSD?
stress reaction/ acute stress disorder timeframe
1 week to 1 month
SSRI, benzo, group therapy
what is the most common mental illness
what is agoraphobia?
fear of placing self in a situation where problem occurs in a very public space
what other disorder do phobia pt's have 75-80% of the time?
tx for phobia
exposure therapy, SSRI, benzo
what is the difference between schizoid and schizotypal?
schizoid doesn't desire relationships, schizotypal is afraid of relationships
think odd name, odd person, magical & derealization thinking
loner, reclusive pleasure
how old must a pt be to be dx with antisocial
18 (evident of conduct disorder before the age of 15
tx for antisocial
lithium, anger management
medical tx of anorexia?
Amitriptyline, SSRI (mirtazapine)
only drug FDA approved for weight loss
Major depressive disorder timeframe to dx
5 symptoms in same 2 week peroid
acronym for depression
SSRI, effexor, wellbutrin
how do MDD and dysthymic differ
dysthymic's timeframe is longer (at least 2 years) symptoms are mild, onset is during childhood
meaningless repetition of another's speech
Aconym for mania
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
this is the MANIC side (I for manIc)