Flashcards in Important Deck (15):
Psychiatric symptoms associated with steroid use
(less commonly can also develop mania)
Psychiatric symptoms associated with Cushing's syndrome
(MAY ALSO DEVELOP MANIA, UP TO A QUARTER OF PEOPLE DEVELOP THIS)
Psychiatric symptoms associated with Phaeochromocytoma
Frontal lobe syndrome may cause which psychiatric symptoms?
Endocrine disorder which might cause memory problems?
Which psychiatric illness is a risk factor for cardiac disease?
Why might anorexia affect your heart?
Hypokalaemia can cause arrhythmias
Type of drug which may very rarely cause mania
Anti-muscarinic effects of TCA's
Cardiovascular effects of TCA's
Other side effects of TCA's
Convulsant activity of TCA's?
Lowers the threshold for seziures
Symtpoms of serotonin syndrome
Hyperthermia is characteristic
Hypertension, tremor, agitation, diarrhoea, CONFUSION, TACHYCARDIA
Adolescents may develop suicidal thoughts if prescribed this type of drug?
SSRI (only fluoxetine licensed for use in adolescents)