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Glossary of Eppy-Abnormal Psych 2

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Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
developmental regression in at least 2 areas of functioning-motor skills, play, social skills, language

following 2 yrs of apparent normal development
Asperger's Disorder
Severe impairment in social interactions.
Re;strictive repertoire of behahiors, interests, and activities.
no delay in language, self help skills or cognitive dev.
normal intelligence
ADHD
hyperactivity-impulsivity
on-set prior to 7
six months
2 settings
Inattention
sustaining attention
no listening
failing to finish work
interrupts
6 or > symptoms
Hyperactivity-Impulsivity
fidgeting
leaves seat
interrups
6 or > symptoms
Associated features
MRI/CT brain abnormalities
motor disturbances
disinhibited behaior
sleep, anxiety-mood disturbances > suicidal ideations
Prognosis
Observed by parents -diag in school
symptoms stable-adolescence
adolescents conduct disorder
60% problems as adult
> rates of life difficulties
poor prognosis for dual diag.
Etiology
Alzheimers, Picks, Parkinsons Huntington Disease head trauma brain tumor, HIV syphilis
Substance dementia
tx
Family tx
Patterson-Parenting Mgmt training
Multisystemtic TX
Conduct Disorder
Childhood onset Prior to 10
> Aggression
> risk of ASPD
Adolescent-10 or >
Associate Features
co-d-ADHD
ODD precursor
> Males
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
defiant behavior
lose temper argue defies rules annoys others blames others angry and resentful.
Feeding and eating Disorders
Pica- eating nonnutrative substance onset 12-24 mos.
Tic Disorders
recurrent motor mvmts or vocalization
eye blinking facial grimacing
echokinesis-imitatingothers movements
Tourettes
one vocaltic and multiple motor tics
high rates of school problems
ocd
> dopamine
Elimination Disorders
Enuresis
Encopresis
TX Night alarm &
Imipramine-stps 85%
Separation Anxiety
Must last at least 4 wks
onset before 18 mos
3 behaviors - excessive distress-fear-physical complaints
Reactive Attachment Disorder
Inhibited Type failure to initiate respond to social interactions
Disinhibited type indiscriminate sociabililty
Mental disorder dure to General Medical Conditions
Hx, physical exam lab not explained by substance abuse
Delerium
Reduced awareness of env
loss of mem
illusions-hallucinations etc
Dementia
Mem Impairment
Aphasia difficulty naming people.
Agnosia can't recognize objects or people
progressive/irreversible
unaware of cognitive defdicits
pseudodementia-major depressive disorder
anterograde amnesia can't aquire new info
retrograde anmesia can't recall previously learned material

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