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Notes: PANIC DISORDER  and GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

Notes: PANIC DISORDER and GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER

PANIC DISORDER (EPISODIC PAROXYSMAL ANXIETY) It is characterized by spontaneous, unexpected occurrence of panic attacks. Panic attacks are relatively short lived period of anxiety or fear  which are accompanied by somatic symptoms like palpitations...

Notes: Diagnostic tests in psychiatry

Diagnostic tests              History collection and mental examination are the major diagnostic measures which are commonly used in psychiatry. For the differentiation of any organic pathology and to identify the co morbidities various other...

Notes: Crisis

Crisis             A sudden event in ones life that disturbs homeostasis, during which usual coping mechanisms cannot resolve the problem ( Largerquist,2001) Phases in the development of crisis Caplan has outlined 4 specific steps...

Notes: Conduct disorder

Notes: Conduct disorder

Conduct disorder Objectives Define conduct disorder List down subtypes Explain the etiological factors Describe the predisposing factors List down the clinical manifestations Explain the differential diagnosis Describe the management Definition Conduct disorder is an...

Notes: Anxiety disorders

  Anxiety disorders What is anxiety?  Anxiety is the subjective emotional response to a stressor. What is neurosis? Less severe form of psychiatric disorder Show either excessive or prolonged emotional reaction to any stress...

Typical and Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs

  Typical ot Traditional Antipsychotics-  Chlorpromazine Thioridazine Trifluoperazine Triflupromazine Prochorperazine Haloperidol Flupenthixol Zuclopenthixol Pimozide Loxapine Atypical or Newer Antipsychotics- Clozapine Olanzapine Ziprasidone Risperidone Did you Notice that – Typical antipsychotics have suffix ending with- ...

Cross-Word : Check your knowledge on Medical Terminology

Cross-Word : Check your knowledge on Medical Terminology

Earlier we have published an Article related to learning Medical terminology. Now its time to get into a brain-storming. Below is a Cross-Word puzzle, Solve  it to check your grasp on language of Medical...