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1

Methylphenidate

Aka Ritalin
Every 6 months monitor:
growth
for psych disorders
BP and pulse

2

Methylphenidate SE

Abdo pain
Nausea
Dyspepsia

3

Hyperkinetic syndrome

Aka ADHD
Extreme restlessness
Poor concentration
Uncontrolled activity and impulsiveness

4

Other stimulants used to treat hyperkinetic disorder

Dexamphetamine
Pemoline

5

Personality disorders

Arise in childhood/ adolescence
Must pervade inner + social worlds
Inflexible, maladaptive + dysfunctional
Distress to themselves or others
Inner experience of behaviour must affect >1 of:
Cognition
Affect
Impulse control
Manner toward others

6

5 factors used to describe personality

Opennes
Conscientiousness
Extra/intra version
Agreeableness
Neuroticism