Access over 20 million homework & study documents

Usmle step 1 pre test behavioral sciences 9th ed m ebert 2001 ww

Content type
User Generated
Rating
Showing Page:
1/189

Sign up to view the full document!

lock_open Sign Up
Showing Page:
2/189

Sign up to view the full document!

lock_open Sign Up
Showing Page:
3/189

Sign up to view the full document!

lock_open Sign Up
Showing Page:
4/189

Sign up to view the full document!

lock_open Sign Up
End of Preview - Want to read all 189 pages?
Access Now
Unformatted Attachment Preview
8495_Ebert_hyf_v.qxd 11/13/01 3:16 PM Page 1 High-Yield Facts Anxiety Disorders: Among the most common psychiatric disorders, affecting upward of 15% of the population: • Phobic disorders affect 8 to 10% • Generalized anxiety disorder found in 5% • Panic disorder found in 1 to 3% • Obsessive-compulsive disorder found in 1 to 3% Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Inability to maintain attention, poor impulse control, low frustration tolerance, excessive activity; characterized by the following: • Occurs in 5 to 12% of school age boys • M:F = 6:1 • 50% have learning disorders • Extends into adulthood in 33% of cases • Twin studies show strong genetic influence • Rx: behavior therapy and/or methylphenidate or dextroamphetamine Bipolar Affective Disorder • Lifetime prevalence rate of 0.6 to 1.1% • Equally distributed among males and females • Two subtypes, Bipolar I (recurrent major depressive episodes with manic episodes) and Bipolar II (recurrent major depressive episodes with at least one hypomanic episode) • Characteristic symptoms are labile affect with predominant euphoria, expansiveness, grandiosity, racing thoughts, flight of ideas, mood-congruent delusions, loosening of associations, increased motor activity and rate of speech, increased spending, pressured speech Cardiovascular Disease: Reduced morbidity/mortality rates over the past 25 years: • 40% of reduction is the result of medical developments (drugs, technology, ne ...
Purchase document to see full attachment
User generated content is uploaded by users for the purposes of learning and should be used following Studypool's honor code & terms of service.

Anonymous
Great! 10/10 would recommend using Studypool to help you study.

Studypool
4.7
Indeed
4.5
Sitejabber
4.4