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Study Guide - CH 22

Chabner, Language of Medicine 8th Edition, Chpt 22 Psychiatry

QuestionAnswer
1) A forensic psychiatrist specializes in Legal aspects of psychiatry
2) Which of the following best describes one of the roles of a clinical psychologist? uses tests to measure mental health and intelligence
3) Which of the following is a mood disorder? Manic-depressive illness
4) A term that describes an exaggerated feeling of well-being is? Euphoria
5) An uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly is (a)? compulsion
6) Preoccupation with one's self and lack of responsiveness to others is a characteristic of Autism
7) False or unreal sensory perceptions are called Hallucinations
8) What best describes repression? defense mechanism in which unacceptable thoughts are pushed into the unconscious
9) Fear of leaving one's home is: agoraphobia
10) Which [of the following] Psychotherapies uses free association and transference? Psychoanalysis
11) alternating moods of exalted feelings and excitement with moods of extreme sadness and decreased activity bipolar disorder
12) Short depressive periods and moods with no psychotic features hypomania
13) Numerous periods of mania and depression, but not of long duration; no psychotic features Cyclothymic disorder
14) Resembling mania, but not as severe Dysthymic disorder
15) Severe dysphoric mood with psychotic features Major Depression
16) Grandiose sense of self-importance and preoccupation with fantasies of success and power narcissistic
17) Continually suspicious and mistrustful of other people Paranoid
18) No loyalty or concern for others; without moral standards Antisocial
19) Emotionally cold and aloof; indifferent to praise or criticism and to the feeligns of others Schizoid
20) Emotional, immature, and dependent; irrational outbursts and flamboyant behavior Histrionic
21) Mental symptoms such as amnesia hide the pain and anxiety of unconcscious conflicts dissociative disorder
22) Physical symptoms appear as a defense against overwhelming anxiety Conversion disorder
23) General preoccupation with bodily aches and pains and irrational fear about one's health hypochondriasis
24) Psychological factors such as anxiety, anger, and fear produce unrealistic body image and reluctance to eat Anorexia nervosa
25) Fear of obesity in which binge eating is followed by induced vomiting bulimia nervosa
26) loss of memory amnesia
27) state of excessive excitability; agitation mania
28) A non-reactive state; stupor mutism
29) Persistent idea, emotion, or urge obsession
30) uncontrollable urge to perform an act repeatedly compulsion
31) Feelings of apprehension, uneasiness, dread anxiety
32) Uncomfortable feelings are separated from their real object and redirected dissociation
33) Anxiety becomes a bodily symptom that has no organic basis conversion
34) Lack of responsiveness to others; preoccupied with self autism
35) Absence of emotions apathy
36) False or unreal sensory perception hallucination
37) fixed, false belief that cannot be changed by logical reasoning or evidence delusion
Created by: penguin on 2007-09-14



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