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theory 4/7/14

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In general, by what age are Pervasive Developmental Disorders evident? By age 3
One of the best ways to help a person with Autism to understand what you are telling them is to: Show them a picture and say the word at the same time
This is a childhood neurodevelopmental disorder that happens in four stages affects females almost exclusively and leads to a loss of purposeful use the hands, loss of gait, seizures? Rett's syndrome
Diagnosing people with Dual Diagnosis started when? the 1980’s
Dual diagnosis is a term applied to: Co-existence of the symptoms of both intellectual of developmental disabilities and mental health problems
Anxiety disorders would include what? Panic attack, agoraphobia, and obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress disorder
What medication would be used for ADHD? Ritalin
If you have someone more upset then usual what is one of the first things you should do? Assess for illness or something physically wrong with them
Why is psychotherapy sometimes not the best treatment for severe and profound developmentally disabled people? Psychotherapy requires cognitive skills=insight
Sometimes dual diagnosed patients are not correctly diagnosed because: "Primary” diagnosis may focus on intellectual functioning, ignoring the psychiatric problem
What is diagnostic overshadowing? Which occurs when a diagnostician overlooks or minimizes the signs of psychiatric disturbance in a person with intellectual disabilities
Why is stress a factor for people with mental health problems? Because people with developmental disabilities have negative social conditions
People with Autism seem to pull away when being hugged or touch sometimes is caused by: Touch and tactile sensitivity
What are three main ways of detecting Autism? Impaired social interactions, communications, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior interest and activities.
DRO Differential reinforcement of other behavior
DRA Differential reinforcement of appropriate behavior
DRI Differential Reinforcement of Incompatible Behavior
PDD involves what 5 disorders Autism, Rett's, Asperger's, childhood disintegrative disorders, pervasive developmental disorder not other wise specified (PDDNOS)
PDD have difficulty in: talking, playing with other children, relating to others including family members.
PDD is characterized by: Social interaction, communication, and the presence of stereotyped behavior
PDD can be cause by: neurological abnormality, and nervous system problems. No specific cause known.
Mild Mental Retardation IQ 50-55 to 70
Moderate Mental Retardation IQ 35-40 to 50-55
Severe Mental Retardation IQ 20-25 to 35-40
Profound Mental Retardation IQ 20-25 or below
Created by: deedra