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21 Cards in this Set

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· Continuous signs of the disturbance persist for at least 6 months
Schizoaffective disorder:
· Patients who fall in boundary between schizophrenia and mood disorder with psychotic features
· Delusions or hallucinations for at least two weeks in the absence of prominent mood symptoms.
Delusional disorder:
· Preoccupied for at least 1 month with delusions that are not bizarre.
· Social and occupational functioning are not impaired except for those areas that are directly affected by the delusional belief.
Brief Psychotic disorder:
· For at least 1 day, but no more than 1 month
Major Depression:
· No manic or hypomanic episodes
· Five or more of the following for at least two weeks and at least 1 has to be either depressed mood or loss of interest
Bipolar I:
· One or more manic episodes
Bipolar II:
· One or more major depressive episode
· At least one hypomanic episode
· Chronic mild depressive condition that has been present for 2 or more years
· Must experience numerous hypomanic episodes and numerous periods of depression during a period of two years
Acute Stress Disorder (ASD):
· Occurs within 4 weeks after exposure to traumatic stress
o Min 4 day, max 4 weeks
· Reexperiencing event
· Avoidance of reminders of the trauma
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD):
· Long Lasting or delayed onset
o More than 1 month or at least 6 months after stressor
· Reexperiencing event
· Avoidance of reminders of the trauma
Dissociative Fugue:
· Characterized by sudden and unexpected travel away from home
Dissociative Amnesia:
· Sudden inability to recall extensive and important personal information that exceeds normal forgetful ness
· NOT associated with substance abuse, head trauma, or cognitive disorder
Depersonalization Disorder:
· Characterized by severe and persistent feelings of being detached from oneself
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) / (Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD):
· Characterized by the existence of two or more distinct personalities in a single individual
Conversion Disorder:
· Mimics symptoms found in neurological diseases, and they can be dramatic
o Blindness and paralysis are most common
Somatization Disorder:
· History of multiple somatic complaints in the absence of organic impairments.
· Usually list a number of complaints
fear or belief that one is suffering from a physical illness
· Worries must last for at least 6 months
Pain Disorder:
haracterized by preoccupation with pain
· Complaints seem excessiv
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD):
· Patient is preoccupied with some imagined defect in appearance
Factitious Disorder:
is motivated primarily by a desire to assume the sick role, rather than by a desire for external gain.