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36 Cards in this Set

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The DSM IV's Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) scales is coded 0-100. Is a person functioning at a higher level with a low score or high score?
Paranoide, Disorganized, Catatonic, Undifferentiated and Residual are all subtypes of what disorder?
What type of schizophrenia often times involves auditory hallucinations?
Paranoid schizophrenia
When is the onset of schizophrenia typically?
between early adolescence adn mid thirties
If a person meets the criteria of schizophrenia, but his episodes last more than one month but less than 6 months required for the diagnosis of schizophrenia, this person is said to have what...
Schizophreniaform disorder
A person that has the symptoms of Schzophrenia as well as either a major depressive episonde, a manic episode or a mized episode is said to have what?
Schizoaffective disorder
What does the treatment of schizophrenia mainly consist of?
anitpsychotic medications and a structured supportive environment
Dry mouth, blurry vision, photosensitivity, constipation, orthostatic hypotension, parkinsonism, dystonias, akathisias, tardive dyskinesia, and cardiovascular disorders are all side effects of what type of meds?
Antipsychotic medications
(i.e. Mellaril, Thorazine, Prolixin, Stelazine, Trilafon, Haldol, Navane
Major Depressive disorder, Bipolar I and II, Dysthymia, and Cyclothymic are all examples of what specific disorder?
Mood Disorders
Bipolar I consist of one or more______ episodes, where Bipolar II consist of one or more _________ episodes.
Bipolar I--Manic
Bipolar II--Major Depressive
With a diagnosis of Bipolar II, one must have one or more major depressive episodes, as well as at least one _________ episode.
A person has had 2 years of a depressed mood, most days with depressive symptoms that are not severe enough to meet the criteria for a major depressive episode. What is her diagnosis?
A person has had numerous periods of hypomanic and depressive symptoms that do not meet the criteria for manic episode or a major depressive episode. What is likely his diagnosis?
Cyclothymic disorder
A distict period of abnormally and persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood lasting for at least one week is known as...
manic episode
A 2 week period of depressed mood or loss of interest is known as...
Major Depressive Episode
What is the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse?
there must be continued use despite serious consequences
Anxiety about being in places for which escape would be difficult or embarrasing is known as...
When do anxiety disorders often begin?
In childhood
Personality disorders are grouped into Clusters. What does Cluster A consist of? How are these people perceived?
Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal disorders; perceived as odd and eccentric
Anitsocial, borderline, histrionic, and narcissistic personality disorders are involved in what Personality disorder cluster? How are these people perceived?
Cluster B; perceived as dramatic, emotional, erratic
What personality disorder cluster do avoidant, dependent, and obsessive compulsive disorders fit into and how are these people perceived?
Cluster C; anxious and fearful
A child who is negativistic, hostile, and defiant resulting in functional impairment is diagnosed with what?
Oppositional defiant disorder
Disregard for the rights of others leading to aggression toward people and animals, destruction of property, deceitfulness, theft, or serious violation of rules is known as....
Conduct disorder
Oppositional defiant disorder often times progresses to what disorder?
Conduct disorder
What types of techniques are most effective forms of intervention with adolecents who have disruptive behavior disorders?
Behavioral techniques
Which eating disorder typically begins later than the other?
Bulimia begins later in life than anorexia
When does Autism occur?
from birth up to age 3
Is autism more common in boys or girls?
boys--4 times more!
What pervasive developmental disorder occurs only in girls where deterioration occurs after a period of normal development?
Rett's Syndrome
A child who has on IQ in the range of 55-69 and requires minimal support is said to have what type of MR?
Mild Mental retardation
A child with an IQ range of 40-54 and is working on skills to work in a sheltered workshop is said to have what type of MR?
Moderate Mental Retardation
Individuals with an IQ of 25-39 and require supervised living are people with ______ MR.
IQ below 25 would classify one with ______ MR.
An OT who is focusing on helpign the individual gain communication skills and some basic health habits is likely working with a client with _______ MR.
An OT working with a client to develop social and vocational skils to function adequately is likely working with what type of MR?
Mild MR
An infant who is over active, difficult to soothe when crying and demonstrate poor sleeping habits is likely to be diagnosed with what in childhood?