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types of organic psychiatry disorders?

dementia
delerium

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types of anxiety psychiatry disorders?

OCD, panic

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types of affective psychiatry disorders?

disorder
bipolar

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what is dementia?

poor memory and disorientation
persistent and progressive

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what act is in place to protect patients with conditions such as dementia?

adults with incapacity act 2000

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drug and alcohol misuse have high levels of co morbidity with what?

other psychiatric disorders

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what is schizophrenia?

fundamental and characteristic distortions of thinking and perception
delusions, auditory hallucinations, thought disorders

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what can schizophrenia cause cumulative chronic deficits in?

motivational and social situations
1% prevalence

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when is schizophrenia likely to be diagnosed and how is it treated?

early adulthood
antipsychotic drugs

10

problems the dentist may face with a schizophrenic patient?

psychotic beliefs
reduced motivation = reduced OH
high smoking rates
antipsychotic drugs = anticholinergic drugs cause hyposalivation

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what is depression?

low mood
reduced interest
sleep and appetite disturbance
tired
no confidence
recurrent suicidal thoughts

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what type of disorder is depression?

recurrent disorder
any age
2-3 : 1 female : male

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how to treat depression?

antidepressants and psychological treatment

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what is mania?

elevated mood/distractable/irritable/increased energy/reduced sleep/loss of judgement/delusions and hallucinations/lack of insight

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what is bipolar?

affective disorder
recurrent episodes of depression/mania
varies in severity of episodes
1-3% prevalence

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what is generalised anxiety?

anxiety in many/all situations

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what is panic?

unpredictable extreme anxiety

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what is phobic?

intense anxiety in specific situations

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what is somatoforom disorder?

repeated physical situations and presistent requests for investigations with negative findings

20

orally, what might self induced vomitting cause?

acid erosion
caries
cheilosis
parotid enlargement
palate reddening
submandibular lymph

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what are personality disorders?

behaviour is harmful to self/otthers - dissocial/emotionally unstable

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what is munchauseus?

create or exaggerate symptoms

23

what act covers psychiatric disorders in scotland?

mental health care and treatment act 2003

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what does the adults with incapacity act 2000 do?

for those unable to give informed consent
certificate of incapacity
doesnt allow tx against will

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what is a PHQ 9?

tick box to determine level of depression

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what is the hospital anxiety and depression scale?

14 items
rates depression level