TENTATIVE FAIR 3

TENTATIVE FAIR 3 - TENTATIVE FAIR-GAME SHEET - FINAL EXAM...

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TENTATIVE FAIR-GAME SHEET - FINAL EXAM TA Sections Signs and symptoms of common mental disorders Signs- agitated, passive, looking down, acting hyper, slurred speech, crying spells, anger outbursts Symptoms – feeling worthless, hopeless, helpless, hyper, all-powerful, hearing voices or “seeing things”, feeling out of control of one’s mood, drug-taking/drinking, eating, gambling, sexual disorder Brain changes in Schizophrenia, ADHD Neurodevelopmental Disorder-may begin in utero with miswiring of brain, risk factors include genetics, mother’s exposure to viruses, damage to baby during birth, having older father; brains show greater shrinkage than normal-indicates loss of gray matter in brain – involving attention, movement, memory, changes-visible by adolescence, sweep rapidly ADHD- people with it show 3-5 year delays in development of certain brain areas Basics of treatment for Depression, Mania, Anxiety, OCD, Schizophrenia, ADHD Depression-many changes in brain-loss of gray matter in neocortex, reduced levels of
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