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behavior
describe what patient looks like, including dress, posture, and grooming
behavior
desribe how the person acts, motor activity, mannerisms
speech
describe how patient speaks, list barriers to communication
mood/affect
describe the emotions that are apparent from facial expressions, motor behavior, words used
thoughts
what are themes in the conversation? does patient make sense? is patient preoocupied with certain thoughts?
ability to abstract
describe patient's ablity to define similarities between objects of explain a proverb
memory
describe patient's ability to repeat the names of 3 objects immediately after being told and again in 5 minutes
intelligence
describe patient's level of knowledge, language, understanding of instructions
concentration
describe patient's ability to focus on a single thought without becoming distracted
orientation
describe patient's awareness of persona dn surroundings: person, place, time, and situation
judgment
describe patient's ability to use common sense to make reasonable decisions
insight
determine patient's understanding of factors contributing to his or her condition