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NU326 Psychiatric Emergencies Part 1

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
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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
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Sublimation
Mechanism
Mature Ego Defense
Unconscious
Example
Socially Acceptable
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Splitting
Mechanism
Unconscious
Immature Ego Defense
Association
Borderline Personality Disorder
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Repression
Mechanism
Unconscious
Immature Ego Defense
Example
Memory Loss
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Lithium
Mechanism of Action
Mood Stabilizer
Unknown Mechanism
Indications
Bipolar Disorder
Side Effects
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Hypothyroidism
Tremor
Heart Block
Contraindication
Pregnancy
Considerations
Monitor Plasma Levels
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Fluoxetine (Prozac)
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits Reuptake of Serotonin
Indications
Depression
Side Effects
Sexual Dysfunction
CNS Stimulation
Weight Changes
Serotonin Syndrome
Contraindications
No MAO-Is
No Anticoagulants / Antiplatelets
Considerations
Suicide Risk
Delayed Onset of Action
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Fixation
Mechanism
Unconscious
Immature Defense Mechanism
Example
Tantrum
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Displacement
Mechanism
Unconscious
Immature Defense Mechanism
Example
Redirection
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Denial
Mechanism
Unconscious
Immature Ego Defense
Avoidance Of Pain
Example
Drunk-Driving
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Altruism
Mechanism
Unconscious And Conscious
Mature Ego Defense
Example
Making Donation
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