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Flashcards in Schizophrenia Deck (21)
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1

Positive symptoms (5)

Delusions
Paranoid delusions
Hallucinations
Disorganized speech
Catatonic behavior

2

Negative Symptoms (5)

Flattened or blunted affect
Alogia
Avolition
Anhedonia
Inattention

3

T/F

Positive symptoms have greater impact on functioning

False

4

describe catatonic behavior

Extreme loss/extreme increase of motor skill; Waxy movements

5

poverty of speech?
Answering in 1 word responses

alogia

6

Inability to experience pleasure

anhedonia

7

what is avolition?

Apparent lack of interest & energy; social withdrawal; difficulty initiating activity

8

3 main impairments w/schizophrenia

attention
memory (esp. working)
executive function

9

List 5 symptoms an individual must have according to DSM-V.

1. Delusions
2. Hallucinations
3. Disorganized Speech
4. Catatonic behavior or grossly disorganized behavior
5. Negative symptoms

10

Age it tends to appear?

15-30

11

T/F
Schizophrenia is a split personality disorder

False

12

T/F
Indiv. w/schizophrenia have a lower life expectancy

True

13

T/F
Symptoms get worse as they get older

False

(Symptoms weaken as they age)

14

What is focus of OT trmt?

cognitive impairment

15

Common medication

INVEGA

16

T/F
INVEGA treats positive and negative symptoms

True

17

Newer medication

Asenapine

18

5 common side affects of meds

• Extra pyramidal symptoms (EPS): Tardive dyskinesia
• Autonomic nervous system signs: Increased heart rate
• Endocrine issues: Hormonal changes/mood
• Skin changes
• Excessive dry mouth

19

What is most common OT intervention for mental health?

groups

20

3 techniques for distraction when client is hallucinating

cognitive
behavioral
physiological

21

Distraction technique examples (5)

- deep breathing
- exercise
- music + breathing to decrease HR
- social activities (women)
- reading outloud