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patient's motor behavior, mannerisms, tics, stereotyped behaviors

overt behavior

2

attitude toward examiner

attitude

3

physical characteristics NOT content of patients speech

speech

4

patient talking loud, rapid, stuttering - ex of?

description of speech

5

subjective emotional experience of the patient

mood

6

relationship of affect to mood

affect is objective assessment of patient's emotional responsiveness

7

can be logical vs. illogical; goal-directed vs. not

thinking

8

thinking that includes too many irrelevant details

circumstantial thinkgin

9

thinking that includes responding to something similar to the question, but not actually the question

tangential thinking

10

losing track of the convo and taking a different direction without ever returning to the main point

tangential thinking

11

loss of logical connection b/w ideas or sentences that are beign spoken

derailment/loose associations

12

linking words together b/c they sound similar

clang associations

13

when speaker jumps rapidly b/c loosely associated topics

flight of ideas

14

when there is an abrupt stop of break in teh flow of ideas

thought blocking

15

repetition of the same words/ideas over and over despite convo moving on

perseveration

16

ideas that outside forces are influencing a patient's mind or behvario

ideas of influence

17

hallucination, derealization, depersonalization

perception

18

consciousness, orientation, concentration, memory, abstract reasoning, reading/writing, visuospatial ability

sensorium

19

does patient undersand that they have an illness

insight

20

is the patient able to understand the likely conseuqnces of behavior and make decisions accordingly

judgment