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1

What is the mnemonic for depression, and what do the letters stand for?

SIG-E-CAPS
(depressed mood)
Sleep (too much or little)
Interest (decreased)
Guilt (increased)
Energy (decreased)
Concentration (decreased)
Appetite (increased or decreased)
Psychommotor agitation/retardation
Suicidal Ideation

2

What are the 2 cardinal symptoms of depression?

depressed mood and loss of interest (anhedonia)

3

What is the mnemonic for Mania and hypomania, and what do the letters stand for?

DIGFAST
Distractability
Irritable/elevated/expansive mood
Gradiosity, inflated self esteem
Flight of ideas, subjective experience of racing thoughts
Activities- high porential for painful consequences, goal directed
Sleep - decreased need
Talkativeness, pressured speech

4

What are the key features of schizophrenia?

delusions
hallucinations
disorganized thinking
grossly disorganized or abnormal motor behavior
negative symptoms

5

Dx?
delusions
hallucinations
disorganized thinking
grossly disorganized or abnormal motor behavior
negative symptoms

schizophrenia

6

Dx?
DIGFAST
Distractability
Irritable/elevated/expansive mood
Gradiosity, inflated self esteem
Flight of ideas, subjective experience of racing thoughts
Activities- high porential for painful consequences, goal directed
Sleep - decreased need
Talkativeness, pressured speech

mania/hypomania

7

Dx?
SIG-E-CAPS
(depressed mood)
Sleep (too much or little)
Interest (decreased)
Guilt (increased)
Energy (decreased)
Concentration (decreased)
Appetite (increased or decreased)
Psychommotor agitation/retardation
Suicidal Ideation

depression