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repeated episodes of abrupt awakening from sleep, usually beginning with a panicky scream or cry accompanied by intesne autonomic arousal and behavioral signs of fear.
Sleep Terror Disorder
sleep attacks with cataplexy and/or REM sleep and may include hypnagogic and/or hynopompic hallucinations.
Odd /excentric behaviors
Cluster A
distrust and suspiciousness
Paranoid Personality Disorder
indifference to interpersonal relationships and restricted emotional range
Schizoid Personality Disorder
interpersonal deficits, eccentricities in cognition, perception, and behavior
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Dramatic, Emotional or Erratic Behavior
Cluster B
disregard for and violation of the rights of others, common associated features are lack of empathy, inflated sense of self, and superficial charm
Antisocial Personality Disorder
instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affect and marked impusivity, an effective treatment is Dialectical Behavior Therapy which incorportates individual therapy, group skills training, and telephone support between sessions
Borderline Personality Disorder
excessive emotionality and attention seeking
Histrionic Personality Disorder
grandiosity, need for admiration, lack of empathy
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
anxiety or fearfulness
Cluster C
social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, hypersensitivity to negative evaluations
Avoidant Personality Disorder
need to be taken care of, submissive and clingy behavior, fear of separation
Dependent Personality Disorder
preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and interpersonal control
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Most typical assessments for mental retardation
maladaptive behavior/physiological changes (inappropriate sexual or aggressive behavior, mood lability) and slurred speech, incoordination, unsteady gait, nystagmus, impaired memory and/or stupor/coma
Alcohol Intoxication
autonomic hyperactivity, hand tremor, insomnia, nausa or vomiting, transient hallucinations, psychomotor agitation, anxiety, grand mal siezures.
Alcohol Withdrawl
symptoms of dementia with greater impairment of visuospatial memory (versus verbal memory). May show some improvement in symptoms after five years of sobriety.
Alcohol-Induced Dementia
Usually of the insomnia type and the result of either intoxication or withdrawl. When due to intoxication, involves a period of increased sleepiness followed by increased wakfulness, restlessness, and vivid anxiety arousing dreams, when due to withdrawl, involves a severe disruption in sleep continuity with vivid dreams
Alcohol-Inducted Sleep Disorder
66% afer 3 mo. treatment
Nicotine Dependence: failure rate
48% identical twin
17% fraternal twin
10% sibling
5% one parent
46% both parents
Schizophrenia: Concordance Rates (Gottsman)
most predictive of suicide
age, single, academic problems
suicide risk factors
Whites, except 15-19 Native American males.
Males commit more 5x, females attempt more 3x
highest rates of completed suicide