Flashcards in Psychiatry Deck (26):
types of organic psychiatry disorders?
types of anxiety psychiatry disorders?
types of affective psychiatry disorders?
what is dementia?
poor memory and disorientation
persistent and progressive
what act is in place to protect patients with conditions such as dementia?
adults with incapacity act 2000
drug and alcohol misuse have high levels of co morbidity with what?
other psychiatric disorders
what is schizophrenia?
fundamental and characteristic distortions of thinking and perception
delusions, auditory hallucinations, thought disorders
what can schizophrenia cause cumulative chronic deficits in?
motivational and social situations
when is schizophrenia likely to be diagnosed and how is it treated?
problems the dentist may face with a schizophrenic patient?
reduced motivation = reduced OH
high smoking rates
antipsychotic drugs = anticholinergic drugs cause hyposalivation
what is depression?
sleep and appetite disturbance
recurrent suicidal thoughts
what type of disorder is depression?
2-3 : 1 female : male
how to treat depression?
antidepressants and psychological treatment
what is mania?
elevated mood/distractable/irritable/increased energy/reduced sleep/loss of judgement/delusions and hallucinations/lack of insight
what is bipolar?
recurrent episodes of depression/mania
varies in severity of episodes
what is generalised anxiety?
anxiety in many/all situations
what is panic?
unpredictable extreme anxiety
what is phobic?
intense anxiety in specific situations
what is somatoforom disorder?
repeated physical situations and presistent requests for investigations with negative findings
orally, what might self induced vomitting cause?
what are personality disorders?
behaviour is harmful to self/otthers - dissocial/emotionally unstable
what is munchauseus?
create or exaggerate symptoms
what act covers psychiatric disorders in scotland?
mental health care and treatment act 2003
what does the adults with incapacity act 2000 do?
for those unable to give informed consent
certificate of incapacity
doesnt allow tx against will
what is a PHQ 9?
tick box to determine level of depression