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Flashcards in Organic Psychiatry Deck (13):
1

Hallucinations from where?

Retina
Optic system
Modulators pathways
Occipital regions

2

What kinds of complex visual hallucinations?

Distortions
Hallucinations

3

When do you get worse hallucinations?

Worse at dusk or early morning

4

Charles Bonnet Syndrome?

Elderly visually impaired, psychological intact
Under reported

5

What is peduncular hallucinogens

Vascular, neoplastic, demyelinating

6

What other conditions causes hallucinations?

Migraine
Temporal lobe epilepsy
Lewy body
Narcolepsy
Delirium tremens
Hallucinogens

7

3 common organic psychiatric conditions with elderly

Delirium
Dementia
Psychosis

8

What is acanthocyte?

Spiky RBC

9

What is a classic MRI finding for huntingtons

Bilateral caudate atrophy

10

What is secondary psychiatric syndrome?

Not related to primary psychiatric diseases like schizo

But brain or systemic disease in brain

11

Mania without hx bipolar

Late onset mania, can be unusual, could be FTD

12

If ppl telling you birds or children hallucinations but has insight and distressing

White matter disease

13

How to rule in organic disease?

Neurology/physical examination
Cognitive test
Changes in conscious state
get collateral history and good past medical