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What is section 2 of the MHA

Admission for assessment.
28 days
2 doctors and an AMHP

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What is section 3 of MHA

Admission for treatment
6 months
Can be renewed
2 doctors and an AMHP

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What is section 4 of MHA

Emergency treatment.
Prior to 2 or 3
72 hours
1 doctor 1 AMHP

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What is section 5(2)

Detention fo a patient already in hospital.
72 hours
Doctor looking after patient

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What is section 5(4)

Nurses holding powers
6 hours

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Section 135

Force entry into house for MHA assessment. Requires magistrates court warrant and AMHP or doctor present

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Section 136

Arrest someone in public place who is suffering from a mental health disorder

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Generalised anxiety disorder

Generalised anxiety persistent but not restricted to any particular environmental settings

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Phobic disorders

Group of disorders where anxiety is evoked only in well defined situations that are not currently dangerous

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Panic disorder

Recurrent attacks of severe anxiety, which are unpredictable and not restricted to any particular situation

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Autonomic arousal symptoms

Palpitations
Tachycardia
Sweating
Dry mouth

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Physical symptoms of neuroses (anxiety)

Breathing difficulties, choking sensation, chest pain, nausea, hot flushes, numbness, tingling

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Mental state symptoms of neuroses

Depersonalisation, fear of losing control, concentration difficulties

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Symptoms of tension present in neuroses

Muscle aches/pains, restlessness/inability to relax

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Anxiety treatment

Education then IAPT then CBT or SSRI then inpatient

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Which SSRI for anxiety

Sertralline

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Define PTSD

Delayed or protracted response to a stressful event of a threatening or catastrophic nature

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PTSD presentation

Reliving of the stressor
Emotional blunting
Hypervigilence
Avoidance of things associated
Inability to recall aspects of the event

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PTSD management

Watchful waiting at first
Trauma focussed CBT
Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing
Antidepressants (paroxetine)

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Acronym for depression symptoms

DEAD SWAMP

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What are the symptoms of depression

Depressed mood
Energy levels reduced
Anhedonia
Disturbed sleep

Suicidal ideation
Worthlessness
Appetite reduced
Mentation decreased
Pscyhomotor retardation

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Depression treatment

Eductation, IAPT and medications, CBT, then inpatient MDT

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Examples of SNRI

Duloxetine
Venlafaxine

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Examples of SSRIs

Sertralline
Fluoxetine
Citalopram

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Examples of TCAs

Amitriptylline, clomipramine

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Examples of NaSSA

Mirtazapine

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Examples of MAO inhibitors

Phenelzine, moclobemide

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What is the pharmacological treatment of depression

SSRI then SNRI then TCA

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how do ssris work

Increase free serotonin by blocking reuptake pumps, stopping serotonin from being recycled in the synapse

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SSRI prescribing info

Start low dose and titrate up, continue for 6 months after recovery