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rule out

physical health diagnosis that can cause behavioral health symptoms

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safety check

ensure self and others are safe

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look for significant

patterns of behavior, changes, loss of functioning

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age matters

same symptoms will have different diagnosis at different ages

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how long/different onset times will indicate

different diagnosis

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consider least restrictive

treatment environment

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recognize that SW works within medical model and sometimes

meds are best practices

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psychotic symptoms don't necessarily indicate schizophrenia or MI

could be mood/substance use/borderline
fevers, allergic reactions, hormone changes, poison, sleep loss, physical health conditions
RULE OUT PHYSICAL HEALTH CONDITIONS FIRST

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watch for term contraindicated

something not safe or recommended

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intellectual disability=intellectual disability disorder

requires deficits in adaptive function and cognitive capacity assessment
onset in developmental years
IQ less than 70; mild, moderate, severe, profound

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autism spectrum disorder

childhood onset and deficits in social communication and interaction, restricted/repetitive activities/behaviors and interests, more common in boys

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ADHD

inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness
must be in 2 domains-school, work, home so need collateral info

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tic disorders (e.g. tourettes)

tics may come and go but need to be present for 1 year

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schizoaffective

need bipolar or depressive mood episode throughout

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bipolar

changes in energy/activity level as well as mood

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persistent depressive disorder

covers chronic MDD and dysthymic diagnosis; SAD in winter with less sun

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disruptive mood dysregulation disorder

for kids under 18 instead of bipolar diagnosis

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separation anxiety diagnosis

onset at any age, need symptoms for at least 6 months, common for kids with school phobia

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panic disorder and agoraphobia

separate and distinct diagnosis; agoraphobia--can have intense anxiety and fear without panic attacks

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OCD and related

repetitive behaviors and compulsion, insight specifier and allow for delusional beliefs (not psychotic diagnosis)

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adjustment disorder

specifiers: depressed mood, anxiety, conduct disturbance; use after stressful event

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PTSD

criterion for how people experience traumatic event, lower threshold for kids 6 and under, 4 symptom clusters--arousal, avoidance, persistent negative changes in cognition and mood, re-experiencing

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acute stress disorder

qualifier for event being witnessed or experienced; symptoms needed in each category--arousal, avoidance, dissociation, intrusion and negative mood

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reactive attachment disorder

from social neglect
results in emotionally and or socially disengaged individuals who have difficulty forming attachments to care giving adults

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dissociated identity disorder

2+ distinct personalities as well as observable/self-reported identity transitions and gaps in memory of daily events; not diagnosable if caused by a medical condition, substance us, widely accepted cultural or religious practice

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somatic symptoms and related disorder

can be diagnosed with medical conditions, may or may not be related

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factitious disorder

can be imposed on self or another (by proxy); repeated, unexplained illness, form of child abuse

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anorexia

behaviors with low caloric intake, low weight

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bulimia

binging and compensatory behaviors once a week over 3 months
binge eating disorder--binging and distress but no compensatory behaviors

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conduct disorder

can be childhood or adolescent onset, or unspecified
precursor to antisocial personality