Multiple Choice for Final

Multiple Choice for Final - Final Exam 2008-12-12 1. This...

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Final Exam 06:40 1. This vignette sounds most like which of the following disorders? 2. Why is the described disorder coded on Axis I of the DSM?  Axis I d/o are clinical syndromes Dx usually first occur in childhood and adolescence  Includes: o Cognitive d/o (i.e. dementia, also culture-bound syndromes) o Mental d/o due to general medical condition o Substance-related d/o o Schizophrenia and other Psychotic d/o o Mood d/o o Anxiety d/o o Sexual and Gender Identity Disorder d/o o Eating d/o o Sleeping d/o o Impulse control d/o 3. In the above vignette, not being able to perform normal activities (like go  to class or to a restaurant) indicates… Anything debilitating: o Agoraphobia
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o Depression o Schizophrenia 4. This vignette most closely depicts which of the following problems? 5. If you have this problem and you do NOT seek treatment, what is the  MOST LIKELY prognosis? Most likely schizophrenia. Tx is often not looked for during mania/bipolar, personality d/o (but people  with  d/o are high functioning) 6. Anyone can develop this problem, but who is most at risk?  People are at most risk for schizophrenia when around college age, if have  blood relatives that have it (because relatives share similar genes, but also  environmental factors and stressors).  African Americans highest risk demographic. Also people in lower SES, more  stressors 7. How many people will have an attack of this type at some point in their  lives?  For schizophrenia, 1% of Americans get it at some point For panic attacks, 83% women and 76% men.  Panic attack = intense fear accompanied by somatic sx like pounding heart,  trembling, shortness of breath, fear of losing control and of dying. Recurrent,  agoraphobia) 8. If you have repeated attacks of this type, to the point where you avoid  situations that might provoke one, what is it called? Panic attack with *agoraphobia
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9. What is the most effective treatment for this problem?  o Educate about d/o and sx o Identify sources of panic o Muscle-relaxation training o Change unrealistic thoughts o Use coping strategies 13. Which of the following would be the best initial differential diagnosis to  consider given this information? 14. Which information would you want next, in order to help you 
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course PSY 352 taught by Professor Kirstenbradbury during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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