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65 - Mental Health Problems
23 Picmonics to Learn | 41 mins
Anxiety Assessment
Mild
Increased Alertness
Heightened Perception
Moderate
Perception Narrowed
Short Attention Span
Shaking
Severe
Ineffective Problem Solving
Automatic Behavior
Hyperventilation
Panic
Hallucinations
Inability to Function or Communicate
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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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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
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Bipolar Disorder Interventions
Drug Therapy
Lithium
Valproic Acid (Valproate)
Lamotrigine
Manic Episode
Hospitalization
Nutrition
Hygiene
Depressive Episode
Monitor for Vegetative Signs
Suicide Precautions
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Hallucinations, Illusions, Delusions
Hallucination
No External Stimulus
Auditory
Visual
Olfactory
Gustatory
Tactile
Illusion
Misinterpretation of Stimulus
Delusion
Fixed, False Belief
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Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Socially Awkward
Interpersonal Functioning
Mistrustful
Pathological Personality Traits
Eccentricity
Magical Thinking
Bizarre Thinking and Speech
Suspicious
Detachment
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Schizoid Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Few Pleasurable Activities
Interpersonal Functioning
Lacks Interest in Social Relationships
Pathological Personality Traits
Lack Close Friends
Indifferent to Praise
Chooses Solitary Activities
Little Interest in Sex
Emotional Coldness or Detachment
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Paranoid Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Preoccupied with Trustworthiness of Friends
Interpersonal Functioning
Pervasive Mistrust of Others
Constant Suspicion
Pathological Personality Traits
Reads Threatening Meanings in Benign Remarks
Reluctant to Confide
Perceives Attacks on Character
Grudges
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Avoidant Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Feelings of Shame or Inadequacy
Low Self-Esteem
Social Withdrawal
Interpersonal Functioning
Desires Relationships with Others
Poor Reaction to Criticism
Hypersensitive to Rejection
Pathological Personality Traits
Anhedonia
Anxiety
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Histrionic Personality Disorder
Discomfort if Not Center of Attention
Dressing for Attention
Flirtatious, Provocative Behavior
Shallow and Labile Emotions
Theatrical or Dramatic
Impressionistic Speech
Impressionable
Overestimates Intimacy in Relationships
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Increased Self-importance
Inflation of Accomplishments
Often Angered when Criticized
Interpersonal Functioning
Little Interest in Others Experiences
No Empathy
Pathological Personality Traits
Grandiosity
Demands the Best
Requires Admiration of Others
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Antisocial Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self-Functioning
Ego-centrism
Disregards Rights of Others
Self-esteem from Personal Gain
Interpersonal Functioning
No Empathy
No Intimacy
Pathological Personality Traits
Antagonism
Manipulates Others
Hostility
Disinhibition
> 18 years of age
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Borderline Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Chronic Feelings of Emptiness
Poor Self Image
Unstable Goals, Aspirations, Career Plans
Interpersonal Functioning
Fear of Abandonment
Unable to Maintain Relationships
Pathological Personality Traits
Unstable Mood
Splitting
Self-destructive Behaviors
Anxiety
Suicidal Thoughts
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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Assessment
Assessment
Inattention
Incomplete Tasks
Easily Distracted
Hyperactivity
Impulsiveness
Disruptive
Considerations
Two Areas of Life
Onset by Age 12
Symptoms > 6 Months
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Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Interventions
Drug Therapy
CNS Stimulants
Amphetamine
Methylphenidate
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
Atomoxetine (Strattera)
Guanfacine (Intuniv)
Considerations
Manage Disruptive Behavior
Provide Simple Instructions
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5 A's of Alzheimer's Disease
Agnosia
Anomia
Aphasia
Apraxia
Amnesia
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Alzheimer's Disease Assessment (Early Symptoms)
Risk Factors
Advanced Age
Early Signs and Symptoms
Poor Judgment and Decision-Making
Difficulty Having a Conversation
Inability to Manage a Budget
Losing Track of the Date or Season
Misplacing Things
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Alzheimer's Disease Assessment (Late Symptoms)
Late Signs and Symptoms
Memory Impairment
Wandering Behavior
Confabulation
Perseveration
Lack of Abstract Thinking
Severe Cognitive Decline
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Alzheimer's Disease Interventions
Diagnostic Tests
PET Scan and CT
Mini-Mental State Examination
Interventions
Drug Therapy
Safe Environment
Moderate Exercise
Behavioral Modification
Assistance with Functional Independence
Assistance and Support for Caregiver
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