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Behavioral & Psychiatry | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Substance Related Disorders
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Substance Abuse Assessment
Changes in Mood
Poor Hygiene
Odd Sleep Patterns
Frequent Injuries
Relationship or Job Difficulty
Poor Performance
Anorexia OR Weight Loss
Social Isolation
Financial Problems
2 mins
Alcohol Abuse Assessment
Intoxication
CNS Depression
Withdrawal
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Medical Complications
GI Distress
Cardiomyopathy
Pancreatitis
Cirrhosis
Immunosuppression
Sexual Dysfunction
Considerations
Screening (Assessments)
2 mins
Alcohol Abuse Interventions
Withdrawal
Reduce Environmental Stimuli
Antianxiety Medications
Vitamin Supplements
Seizure Precautions
Suicide Precautions
Fever
Considerations
Identify Support Systems
Group Therapy
Disulfiram
Naltrexone
2 mins
Opioid Abuse and Withdrawal Assessment
Abuse Assessment
Euphoria
Miosis
CNS Depression
Abuse Withdrawal
Yawning
Gooseflesh
Sweating
Rhinorrhea
Kicking Movements
Consideration
Naloxone
1 min
Amphetamines Intoxication Assessment
Euphoria
Insomnia
Mydriasis
Diaphoresis
Hypertension
Tachycardia
Paranoia
Anxiety
Anorexia
Seizures
2 mins
Marijuana Intoxication Assessment
Euphoria
Slowed Reaction Time
Conjunctival Injection
Increased Appetite
Anxiety
Social Withdrawal
Paranoid Delusions
2 mins
Benzodiazepine Intoxication Assessment
Drowsiness
Confusion
Respiratory Depression
Hypotension
Coma
Treatment
Flumazenil (Romazicon)
2 mins
Cocaine Intoxication Assessment
Euphoria
Delusions
Mydriasis
Hallucinations
Agitation
Hypertension
Arrhythmias
Hyperthermia
Seizures
Nasal Septum Perforation
2 mins
LSD Intoxication Assessment
Psychosis
Perceptual Distortion
Visual Hallucinations
Paranoia
Depersonalization
Anxiety
Tachycardia
Flashbacks
2 mins
Phencyclidine (PCP) Intoxication Assessment
Violent Behavior
Motor Issues
Nystagmus
Increased Pain Tolerance
Tachycardia
Delirium
Psychosis
Seizures
2 mins
MDMA (Ecstasy) Toxicity: Management
Airway Management
Management of Hypertension
Benzodiazapines
Nitroprusside
Activated Charcoal if Within One Hour of Ingestion
Ice Bath if Hyperthermic
Cyproheptadine if Serotonin Syndrome
Fluid Restriction for Hyponatremia
Hypertonic Saline if Hyponatremia + Altered Mental Status
4 mins
MDMA (Ecstasy) Toxicity: Mechanism and Clinical Findings
Mechanism
Sympathomimetic
Increases Release and Blocks Reuptake of Catecholamines
Clinical Presentation
Euphoria
Increased Alertness
Extreme Hyponatremia Leading to Altered Mental Status
Acute Liver Injury
Serotonin Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Hypertensive Urgency/Emergency
Arrhythmia
5 mins
Substance Use Disorder
Diagnostic Criteria
2 or More Symptoms For 1 year
Tolerance
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cravings
Using More Than Intended
Inability to Cut Down
Time-Consuming Substance Acquisition
Impaired Functioning at Work
Reduced Recreational Activities
Dangerous Activities
Continued Use
2 mins
Delirium Tremens
TIMING
2-4 Days After Last Drink
Cause
Alcohol Withdrawal
Clinical Manifestations
Altered Mental Status (Change In LOC)
Anxiety
Hallucinations
Autonomic Instability
Seizures
Insomnia
Nausea/Vomiting
Treatment
Benzodiazepines
Supportive Care
3 mins
Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Symptoms
Flu-Like Symptoms
Insomnia
Nausea
Ataxia
Agitation
Psychosis
Treatment
Restart And Taper
2 mins

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