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1

nmnemonic for mania

GSTPAID
Grandiosity
Sleep
Talkative
Painful activities
Activity
Ideas - flight of
Distractability

2

what is hypomanic espisode

- lasts 4 days
- not severe enough to cause dysfunction

3

where is most time spent in bipolar

1- asymptomtic, then depressed
2- depressed

4

what is course of BPD

80-90% recur
average have 9 episodes

5

what is suicide rate in BPD

highest among any treated patients

6

what is effect of psycho interventions

are useful as an adjunct to therapy

7

what are important investigations for BPD

- waist circumferance
- BP
- blood work
because treatment can have negative effects

8

first line therapy for BPD depression

1. litium
2. lamotragine

9

firstline therapy for mania

lithium
divaloprex -antipsychotic

10

therapy for maintenamce

litium
divaloprex
lamotragine

11

what is caution with litium

narrow therapeutic index - monitor well

12

when is divloprex used

mania and maintenance

13

when is lamotragine used

depresion

14

what is caution with lamotragine

steven johnosons

15

when are atypical antipyshcs

all 3 phases

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