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Psychopath. Ch 1-5

Psychopathology SW-305 Union University

The DSM is considered the Standard reference used to diagnose all mental disorders
Competency-based practice emphasizes The importance of identifying client competencies
Interprofessional collaboration refers to when professionals from different disciplines Work together to formulate a more accurate diagnosis
Subtypes are subgroupings within a particular diagnosis and they are indicated by Specifiers
Section II of the DSM-5 includes all of the following features except A listing of assessment measures including self-assessment tools and a cultural formulation for understanding the cultural context
Paul's behavior is typified by uncontrollable squeals, odd grunting sounds, and sniffing. His diagnosis is Tourette's disorder
Children with this disorder may have problems with symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. This disorder is Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, combined presentation
The essential feature of children with ________ disorder is impaired skills requiring motor coordination; for instance, it's hard for a child to use scissors, ride a bike, and/or participate in sports or team activities in school. Developmental coordination disorder
_______ describes those who have problems with pronunciation and articulation to the extent that they interfere with being understood or prevent verbal communication Speech sound disorder
______ is a disorder that appears before adulthood characterized by an individual's significantly impaired cognitive functioning, and deficits in adaptive behaviors. Intellectual disability (Intellectual developmental disorder)
Violet, 24 yrs, persecutory delusions, auditory hallucinations, incoherence and loosening of associations. Began 3 months ago. Family history of schizophrenia. What is the diagnosis? Schizophreniform disorder
Sarah, 23 yrs, gave birth to first child 3 days ago. Has insomnia, restlessness, and emotional lability that progressed to confusion, irritability, delusions, and thoughts of wanting to harm her baby. What is the most correct diagnosis? Brief psychotic disorder postpartum onset
Mario believes he has developed a major plan to end all hunger, homelessness, and crime in the world and that the President & the Queen of England support his plan. This is an example of Grandiose type delusions
Delusional disorder is characterized by At least 1 month of delusions but no other psychotic symptoms
The erotomanic type specifier of delusional disorder applies when The central theme of the delusion is that another person is in love with the individual
Which of the following list of symptoms is the first sign of the beginning of a manic episode? Racing thoughts
Which of the following symptoms is not apparent in a manic episode? Excessive sleeping
One specifier of bipolar disorder is characterized by four or more episodes a year with mania and depression following each other. Which type is this? Rapid cycling
Euphoria, boundless optimism, inflated self-esteem, and grandiosity are characteristic symptoms of Bipolar disorder, manic type
___ depressive neurosis/less severe than major depress disorder. More in women/chronic/onset is insidious/occurs more if history:long-term stress or sudden loss/coexists w psych disorders. Has 2: poor appetite, over-eat, sleep probs, fatigue, low esteem. Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)
Which of the following would not be present during a major depressive disorder episode? Grandiosity
Maria agitated & screaming at ER. Ex remarried in home country. increasingly agitated, insomnia, unable to eat....felt "out of control". bizarre behavior & headaches. Over 3 days, family reassured her, symptoms resolved & she went home. Diagnosis? Ataque de nervios, a culture-bound syndrome
Mary Kathryn. perfect life. substitute teacher. wants husband & kids to vanish/not come home. Gets so sad, for no reason, cries, mood changes. gets bloated and breasts tender. The time frame is around her monthly periods. most likely diagnosis? Premenstrual dysphoric disorder provisional
For this disorder, a depressed mood is present most of the day and nearly every day as indicated by report of feeling sad, empty, hopeless, or seen as tearfulness. It is Major depressive disorder
Created by: dbailey9