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1

What is mania?

Inappropriately elevated mood w/w/o psychosis

2

What is the acronym for ICD-10 classification of mania?

DIGFAST

3

What is DIGFAST?

D - distractability
I - impulsivity
G - grandiosity
F - flight of ideas
A - activity increase
S - sleep (no need to)
T - talkitiveness (pressure of speech)

4

What is the difference between mania and hypomania

No psychosis in hypomania

Not as extreme DIGFAST symptoms

5

What criteria can be used with mania?

SCID

SCAN

ICD-10

YMRS

6

What is YMRS?

Youngs Mania Rating score

7

When is YMRS used?

For people with bipolar disorder

8

DDx of mania?

Cyclothymia
Drugs
Cushings
Bipolar
Schizoaffective disorder
ADHD

9

2 classes of pharmacological treatment?

Antipsychotics

Mood stabilisers

10

When are antipsychotics used in mania?

In an acute episode

11

1st line antipsychotics?

Olanzapine

Aripiprazole

12

2nd line antipsychotics?

Haloperidol

Risperidone

13

What type of antipsychotic is haloperidol?

Typical

14

What mood stabilisers are first line in mania?

Valproic acid
Lamotrigine
Carbamezapine

15

What drug can be used if mood stabilisers fail?

Lithium

16

What non-pharmacological thereapy is there for mania?

ECT