Study Guide 282.1
Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS)
Either before or after completing the examination procedure, observe the patient unobtrusively at rest
(e.g., in the waiting room).
The chair to be used in this examination
Study Guide 282.4
Geriatric Depression Scale
Study Guide 282.5
Axis V: Global Assessment of Functioning
Axis V is for reporting the clinician's judgment of the individual's overall level of functioning. This
information is useful in planning treatment a
Study Guide 282.7
The Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire (SPMSQ)
1. What are the date, month, and year?
2. What is the day of the week?
3. What is the name of this place?
4. What is your phone number?
5. How o
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other
The word schizophrenia is derived from the Greek words skhizo (split) and phren
Schizophrenia is not a homogeneous disease and is probably caused by a
combination of factors including:
Intoxication: physical and mental state of exhilaration and emotional frenzy or
lethargy and stupor.
Withdrawal: physiological and mental readjustment that accompanies the
discontinuation of an addictive substance.
Alcohol: classified as food, depre