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Psychiatric Nursing Nursing (RN) School Study Aid


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Mood Disorders
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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
1 min
Bipolar Disorder Interventions
Drug Therapy
Lithium
Valproic Acid (Valproate)
Lamotrigine
Manic Episode
Hospitalization
Nutrition
Hygiene
Depressive Episode
Monitor for Vegetative Signs
Suicide Precautions
1 min
Hallucinations, Illusions, Delusions
Hallucination
No External Stimulus
Auditory
Visual
Olfactory
Gustatory
Tactile
Illusion
Misinterpretation of Stimulus
Delusion
Fixed, False Belief
2 mins
Schizophrenia Assessment
Positive Symptoms
Hallucinations
Delusions
Associative Looseness
Negative Symptoms
Flat Affect
Poverty of Thought
Absence of something that should be present
Cognitive Symptoms
Illogical Thinking
Impaired Judgment and Memory
Affective Symptoms
Dysphoria
1 min
Schizophrenia Interventions
Drug Therapy
Antipsychotics
Interventions
Build Trust
Assistance with Self-care
Reality Testing
Monitor for Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Monitor for Tardive Dyskinesia
Family Therapy
2 mins
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
1 min
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
1 min
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

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