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delusions of reference

other ppls thoughts words or actions refer to self

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delusion of persecution

other ppl have malevolent intentions

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delusions of religious

unrealistic special relationship with God

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delusions of nhilistic

destruction of self, world, or body part

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delusion of grandeur

special or gifted, powerful, or important without factual support

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delusions, HI, SI are part of thought...

content

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flow and rhythm of thoughts, organization of thoughts are part of thought...

process

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clanging

choice of words based on similar sounds

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echolalia

repeating another person's words/phrases

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neologisms

making up words that don't make sense

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word salad

disorganized senseless progression of words

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perseveration

repeating same words or ideas regardless of stimuli and what is going on

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flight of ideas/looseness of association

ideas are not logical, loosely connected, change topics abruptly

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thought blocking

interruption or delay in thought

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What is the most common hallucination for psychiatric d/o?

auditory

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Visual hallucinations are more common in

cognitive, organic d/o or trauma

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olfactory, tactile hallucinations are common in

drug use and medical conditions

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MMSE scoring

>25 normal
21-24 mild
16-20 mod

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SLUMS scoring

HS edu: 27-30 normal, 21-26 mild/mod, 1-20 Dementia

NonHS edu: 25-30 normal, 20-24 mild/mod, 1-19 Dementia

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Intimate partner violence: When is somone at greatest risk?

when they have talked about separating recently and when the victim believes the abuser is capable of killing

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CAGE Questionnaire

have you ever felt the need to Cut down on your drinking?
have you ever felt Annoyed by criticism about your drinking?
have you every felt Guilty about your drinking?
have you ever taken a drink first thing in the morning for an Eye opener?

2 or more yes may be predictive for alcohol abuse; 1 yes indicates hazardous drinking

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Stages of change

pre-contemplation

contemplation

planning

action

maintaining

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Four A's of dementia

Amnesia: dysfunction of memory process
Aphasia: dysfunction of language function
Apraxia: distrubance in voluntary actions
Angosia: disorganized perception and recognition