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Jarvis - Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 8th Ed. | Registered Nurse (RN) School Study Aid

Chapter 5: Mental Status Assessment
8 Picmonics to Learn | 17 mins
Level of Consciousness: Descriptive guide for Glasgow Coma Scale
Conscious
Confused
Delirious
Somnolent
Obtunded
Stuporous
Comatose
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3 mins
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Assessment
Re-experience Traumatic Event
Flashbacks
Nightmares
Avoidance
Self-destructive Behaviors
Considerations
Assess Suicide Risk
Actively Listen to Stories
Anxiety Medications
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2 mins
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Assessment
Repetitive and Intrusive Thoughts
Suppressed by Thought or Action
Interferes with Daily Functioning
May or May Not Be Aware
Interventions
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
Clomipramine
Venlafaxine
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3 mins
Delirium
Mechanism
Rapid Onset
Reversible
Assessment
Hallucinations
Decline in Cognition
Short Attention Span
Rapid Speech
Change in Activity Level
Mood Swings
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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
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1 min
Hallucinations, Illusions, Delusions
Hallucination
No External Stimulus
Auditory
Visual
Olfactory
Gustatory
Tactile
Illusion
Misinterpretation of Stimulus
Delusion
Fixed, False Belief
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2 mins
Anorexia Nervosa Assessment
Adolescent Girls
Fear of Gaining Weight
Assessment
Excessive Dieting
Distorted Body Image
Decreased Bone Density
Stress Fractures
Lanugo
Amenorrhea
Anemia
Diagnostic Criteria
BMI < 18.5
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3 mins
Bulimia Nervosa Assessment
Assessment
Normal Body Weight
Binge and Purge
Electrolyte Disturbances
Alkalosis
Hypokalemia
Parotitis
Enamel Erosion
Russell's Sign
Diagnosis
Once Weekly For 3 Months
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2 mins

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