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Mental Health


Patient with this disorder is implusive and unpredictable; he engages in acting out and self-multilation. Borderline personality disorder
Patient with this disorder is overly dramatic and intensely expressive and has tantrums to be in the center of attention. histrionic personality disorder
Patient with this disorder has an exaggerated sense of self-importance, and is exhibitonist and preoccupied with fantasies. narcissistic personality disorder
Patient with this disorder is passive and helpless and has low self-confience and low self-esteem. dependent personality disorder
Patient with this disorder is perfectionistic, rigid, stubborn; indecisive, and anxious. obessive-complusive presonality disorder
Patient with disorder is suspicious and distrustful of other, hostile, cold, and defensive. paranoid personality disorder
Patient with disorder is aloof, indifferent, and reculsive, he engages in excessive daydreaming. schiziod personality disorder
Patient with this disorder is odd and eccentric and interest in unusal beliefs and habits. schizotypal personality disorder
Cantatonic type schizophrenia marked psychomotor disturbance
Disorganized type of schizophrenia loose associations
Most severe disorganized schizophrenia prominent thought disorder-disorder thinking
Residual schizophrenia Symptoms may persist over time or may experience a complete remission
schizopreniform disorder symptoms of schizophrenia for less than 6 months required for a diagnosis of schizophrenia
Delusional disorder One or more nonbizarre delusions with no impairment in psychosocial
Shared psychotic disorder (folie a deux) similar shared by two people, one of whom has psycotic delusions
flat affect no facial expressions
latency of response refers to hesitation before the client responds to questions. May last 30 or 45 seconds
What does it mean when a client uses "Latency of response"? indicates the client's difficulty with cognition or thought processes
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