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Voluntary motor control is located where in the brain?

Pos. edge of frontal lobe & cerebellum

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Personality, problem solving is located where in the brain?

Frontal lobe

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Somatosensory (temp., pressure, position sense) is located where in the brain?

Ant. edge of parietal lobe

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Vision (color & shape) is located where in the brain?

Occipital lobe

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Auditory & smell is located where in the brain?

Sup. temporal lobe

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Speech (motor) is located where in the brain?

"Broca's" area in frontal lobe (L hemisphere)

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Speech (sensory, planning & understanding) is located where in the brain?

"Wernicke's" area at junction of parietal, temporal, & occipital lobe

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Biological drives (thirst, hunger) is located where in the brain?

Hypothalamus

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Emotions area is located where in the brain?

Limbic system near corpus callosum & temporal lobe

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Visual & spatial is located where in the brain?

R parietal

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Understanding language is located where in the brain?

L parietal

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Non-reversible deterioration of cognition & behavior

Dementia

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Often reversible acute confusion that may fluctate

Delirium

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Similar to depression but dx is 2 yrs of at least 3 of the following symptoms; Loss of appetite, insomnia, agitation, worthlessness, suicidal, poor concentration

Dysthymic

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Condition that affects young adults most commonly. Reality is altered, episodic, perception is altered, hallucinations.

Schizophrenia

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Condition where the person has no regard for self or others, abnormal lack of empathy. Combines w/ strongly amoral conduct masked by an ability to appear outwardly normal.

Psychopath (old term)

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This person believes they are superior, grandiose, lack remorse, shallow emotions, need stimulation, pathological liar, violent

Sociopath/Antisocial

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Multiple personalities, childhood trauma, can be a short term event.

Dissociative

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Physical complaint w/ no organic pathology, entirely unconscious process

Somatoform Disorders

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Convinced of a body flaw (real or imagined) & preoccupied w/ it (e.g. anorexa nervosa)

Dysmorphic disorder

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Psychic conflict causing physical symptoms. Single physical impairment caused by emotional event.

Conversion disorder

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Preoccupation w/ personal health or contracting illness

Hypochondriac

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Delusional parasitosis, believes they are invaded by insects, parasites, hair, etc.

Morgellon's disease

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Individual exaggerates personal complaints

Münchausen syndrome

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Caregiver inflicts harm on individual they are caring for

Münchausen by proxy

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Constant excessive fear, hypervigilant.

General anxiety disorder

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Repetitive thoughts/actions. Actions include; cleaning, checking, repeating, hoarding, touching, arranging, mental rituals

Obsessive/Compulsive

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Fear & anxiety following an emotional event

PTSD

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"In" reality most of the time, hard on themselves. Have low self esteem, defense mechanisms are working overtime

Neurosis

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Transfer one drive to opposite expression

Reaction formation

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Act out emotion on someone else

Displacement

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No feelings (addict)

Denial

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Ignore feelings (Co-dependent)

Repression

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Act younger

Regression

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Give undesirable trait away. "Blame game"

Projection

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Excuse for behavior

Rationalize

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Transfer emotions towards dr. (parents, lovers, etc.)

Transference

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Replace socially unacceptable behavior w/ a more acceptable but similar one

Sublimation

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Self love

Narcissism

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Personality disorder where the person feels inadequate, isolates

Avoidant

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Personality disorder where the person believes everyone is out to get them

Paranoid

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Personality disorder where the person feels afraid of a particular thing, event, etc.

Phobic

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Personality disorder where the person has peculiar dress, magical thinking, & beliefs

Schizotypal

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Personality disorder where the person forgets on purpose (disguised anger)

Passive-Aggressive

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Personality disorder where the person is overly dramatic, victim often, seductive

Histrionic

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Personality disorder where the person lacks primary thinking process, manipulates facts

Borderline