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Pathology | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Mood Disorders
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Depression Assessment
Physical Changes
Anergia
Self Neglect
Decreased Libido
Vegetative Signs
Mood
Sad Affect
Worthlessness
Guilt
Anger and Irritability
Cognitive
Ineffective Problem Solving
Slowed Thinking
1 min
SIG E CAPS for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
SIG E CAPS Acronym
Sleep Problems
Interest Deficit
Guilt or Worthlessness
Energy Loss or Fatigue
Concentration Difficulty
Appetite Changes
Psychomotor Retardation or Agitation
Suicidal Ideation
Diagnosis
5 Symptoms Including Depressed Mood or Anhedonia for 2 Weeks
2 mins
Suicide Assessment
SAD PERSONS Scale
Verbal Cues
Direct (Overt) Statements
Indirect (Covert) Statements
Behavioral Cues
Giving Away Prized Possessions
Sudden Improvement in Mood
Putting Personal Affairs in Order
Lethality of Plan
Detail of Plan
Availability of Means
Proposed Method
Suicide Precautions
Safe Environment
One-on-One Monitoring
No Suicide Contract
2 mins
Suicide Risk Factors
Depression
Previous Attempt
No Support System
Access to Firearms or Medications
Substance Abuse
Physical or Sexual Abuse
Chronic Illness or Pain
Extremes of Age
2 mins
Bipolar Disorder Assessment
Mechanism
Neurotransmitter Dysregulation and Genetic Factors
Mania Signs and Symptoms
Euphoric Mood
Nonstop Physical Activity
Flight of Ideas
Rapid Speech
Depression Signs and Symptoms
Mood Changes
Sad Affect
Psychomotor Retardation
Suicidal Thoughts
2 mins
Bipolar Disorder Interventions
Drug Therapy
Lithium
Valproic Acid (Valproate)
Lamotrigine
Manic Episode
Hospitalization
Nutrition
Hygiene
Depressive Episode
Monitor for Vegetative Signs
Suicide Precautions
2 mins
Postpartum Blues
Symptoms
Depressed Affect
Tearfulness
Fatigue
Resolves in 2 Weeks
Treatment
Supportive Care
2 mins
Postpartum Psychosis
Risk Factors
First Pregnancy
Family History
Bipolar Disorder
Medication Changes
Clinical Symptoms
Hallucination
Delusion
Treatment
Atypical Antipsychotics
Electroconvulsive Therapy
2 mins

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