Flashcards in W14_07 adolescent psych 2 Deck (10)
note: psychosis is not a diagnosis. It's a group of symptoms
what are some psychosis symptoms?
delusions (fixed false beliefs);
disorganized speech and behaviour
note: severe mental illness is defined by significant impairment AND chronicity
what are positive symptoms of schizophrenia?
what are negative symptoms of schizophrenia?
alogia, avolition, affective flattening, ambivalence
what are the subtypes of schizophrenia?
note: brief psychotic disorder is psychosis for 1 month
schizophreniform disorder is psychotic up to 6 months
what are haloperidol, chlorpromazine, perphenazine?
the typical antipsychotics/neuroleptics
what are risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine, aripiprazole, clozapine?
atypical antipsychotics/neuroleptics. Used 90% of the time now