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____behavior such as self-induced vomiting or use of laxatives Purge
____is a condition of drowsiness Lethargy
____means eating an excessive amount of food Binge
____is a structure of the brain that processes and stores memory Hippocampus
____means excessive thirst Polydipsia
____is false beliefs Delusions
____is an inflammation of the brain and meninges Encephalitis
____is disturbances in perception Hallucinations
____is female hormones Estrogen
____are the clouding of the lens of the eye Cataracts
____is the term for excessive circulation of calcium in the blood stream Hypercalcemia
____is the medical term for "crossed-eyes" Strabismus
An____is a weakened area in the vascular walls Aneurysm
____causes contraction of smooth muscle in the uterus, initiates milk secretion and strengthens contractions during labor Oxytocin
____is an accute inflammation of nerve cells and is caused by the chicken pox virus and is also called herpes zoster Shingles
Acromegaly results from hyperactivity of the____ anterior pituitary
This hormone increases the blood calcium level____ parathormone
Hypoglycemia is a sign of____ Addison's disease
The trunk is obese in____ Cushing's disease
A deficiency of ADH is the cause of____ Diabetes insipidus
Which disease is associated with hyper secretion of thyroxine? Grave's disease
Which gland secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine? Adrenal gland
A deficiency in corticosteroids is associated with what disease? Addison's disease
A person in insulin shock should recieve____ glucose
Iodine is required for the body to make____ thyroxine
T/F Rabies is caused by a virus. True
Epilepsy can be caused by____ birth trama, injury to the brain and a penetrating wound
What does the brain stem control? heart rate and breathing
What is meningitis? acute inflammation of the first two meninges of the brain and spinal cord, the pia mater and the arachnoid
T/F Polio is caused by a virus. True
What causes MS? damage to the myelin sheath; chronic progressive disease of the central nervous system with myelin destruction
Within 3 or 4 hours, what clot-buster may be used to treat a CVA? TPA
Petit mal is a mild form of____ epilepsy
What is the lesion in Parkinson's disease? no dopamine
What is conjunctivitis? inflammation of the superficial covering of the visible sclera and the inner lining of the eyelids (blood shot red eye and yellowish mass near the medial of the eye)
Reforms in the treatment of the mentally ill started after the French Revolution with an Austrian physician named____ Franz Mesmer
Psychiatirc diagnoses are catedgorized in a book named the____ DSM
What neurotransmitter is implicated in schizophrenia, depression and ADHD? dopamine
T/F ADHD is limited to children False
What is acetylcholine? medication that is effective in improving the memory in people with alzheimer's disease
What is the name of the delusion that one is being watched and punished? persecutory
Periods of intense mania nad depression that last for several weeks is also known as____ Bipolar I
Binge eating followed by purging behavior such as self-induced vomiting most commonly occurs in____ Bulimia Nervosa
Adults with bipolar illness may be treated with what type of medication? stimulant medications
Anxious, irrational thoughts and images are also called____ obsessions
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