Flashcards in First Aid: Examination and Diagnosis Deck (19)
List the 5 types of delusions.
What are the 6 areas tested by the Mini Mental State Examination?
-Orientation (person, place, time)
-Concentration and attention (serial 7s, "world" backwards)
-Reading and writing
What is the Tarasoff rule?
Ruling that it is appropriate to notify potential victims and/or protection agencies if a patient expresses imminent threats against others
List some factors that increase risk for suicide that you should ask all patients about.
-Feeling of hopelessness
-H/o prior suicide attempts
*asking pt will NOT increase their likelihood of carrying out a suicide attempt (I.e, you won't put the thought in their head). Always ask.
What does and IQ of 100 mean?
mental age= chronological age (50th percentile in intellectual ability for the general population)
What are used to assess cognitive function by evaluating comprehension, fund of knowledge, math skills, vocabulary, picture assembly, and other verbal and performance skills?
Name an intelligence test that can be used to test intellectual ability in patients 2-18 yo.
- identifies kids with learning disability
Name the 2-part (verbal and visual-spatial) intelligence test used to assess intellectual functioning of people ages 16-75?
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
What is the IQ range of mild mental retardation?
* greater than 3 SD below the mean (100)
What is the IQ range for moderate mental retardation?
What is the IQ range for severe mental retardation?
What is the IQ range for profound mental retardation?
What is the IQ range for "very superior"?
What is the name of the most commonly used objective personality assessment test?
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2)
What is the difference between an objective and projective personality test?
With objective tests, there are standardized-answer formats that can be scored. With projective tests, there are no structured responses (usually ask for interpretations of ambiguous stimuli).
Which projective personality test has test-takers creating stories based on pictures of people in various situations?
Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
What is the goal behind TAT?
evaluate motivations behind behaviors
Which projective personality test has test-takers interpret ink blots?