In which age range does schizophrenia commonly present?
20 - 30
In which age range does depression typically start?
Individuals in which age group should be monitored carefully for signs of depression?
Somatic presentation sometimes - fatigue, aches and pains
What is the average age at which bipolar disorder is diagnosed?
Why are teenagers rarely diagnosed with bipolar disorder?
Mood swings of adolescence, caution about overmedicalising it
You cannot be diagnosed with a personality disorder until you are over ___.
What are two examples of mental disorders causing bad behaviour in children?
Oppositional defiant disorder
What is a developmental disorder which presents mainly in children as a triad of difficulty with social interactions, communication problems and inflexibility of thought and ideas?
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
What is the triad of signs seen in autism?
Difficulty with social interactions
Inflexibility of thought and ideas
What is the peurperium?
Period of around 6 weeks after childbirth in which the mother's body returns to normal
How does pregnancy tend to affect mental disorders?
Mental health problems seem to get better during pregnancy
In which period is a new mother vulnerable to mental disorders?
6 weeks post-childbirth
What are two psychiatric disorders which present in mothers post-pregnancy?
Why is puerperal psychosis a psychiatric emergency?
Risk of harm to baby
What is the prevalence of mental illness in patients aged 65+?
What is the most common mental illness affecting older people?
What is the most common type of dementia?
What is an acute-onset mental illness caused by a variety of different diseases and drugs (or drug withdrawal)?
How does depression present in older people?
Lack of insight