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Words that describe affect. Types of Hallucinations. Descriptors of speech. terminology that describes mood Terminology that describes movement.
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What is Appropriate affect.
an emotional tone in harmony with the accompanying idea, thoughts and emotion or speech.
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What is An auditory hallucination
False perception of sound, usually voices, but also other noises, such as music. Most common hallucination in psychiatric disorders.
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What is Pressured speech
An increase in the amount of spontaneous speech; rapid, loud, accelerated speech, as occurs in mania, schizophrenia, and cognitive disorders.
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What is Anhedonia
Loss of interest in and withdrawal from all regular and pleasurable activities. Often associated with depression.
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What is Adiadochokinesia.
Inability to preform rapid alternative movements occurs with neurological deficit and cerebellar lesions.
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what is Blunted affect.
A disturbance of affect manifested by a severe reduction in the intensity of external feeling tone; one of he fundamental symptoms of schizophrenia, as outlined by Eugen Bleuler.
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What is a gustatory hallucination.
A hallucination primarily involving taste.
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What is poverty of speech.
The restriction in the amount of speeches used; replies may be monosyllabic
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What is Apathy
Dulled emotional tone associated with detachment or indifference observed in certain types of Schizophrenia and depression.
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What is Akathisia.
Subjective feeling of motor restlessness manifested by a compelling need to be in constant movement. May be seen as EPS adverse effect of antipsychotic medication or may be mistaken for psychotic agitation.
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What is Constricted affect.
Reduction in intensity of feeling tone that is less severe than that of blunted affect.
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What ishypnagognic hallucination.
Hallucination occurring while falling asleep, not ordinarily considered pathology.
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What is aphasia
Any disturbance in comprehenion or expression of language caused by a brain lesion.
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What is Anxiety
Feeling of apprehension caused by anticipation of danger which may be internal or external.
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What is Akinesia.
Lack of Physical movement, as in the extreme immobility go catatonic schizophrenia; may also occur as extra EPS affect of antipsychotic medication.
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What is Flat affect.
Absence or near absence of any signs of affective expression.
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What is a Hypnopompic hallucination.
Hallucinations occurring whil waking from sleep, not ordinarily considered pathology.
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What is Aphonia.
This term means loss of voice.
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What is Dysphoria.
Feeling of unpleasantness or discomfort; a mood of general dissatisfaction ans restlessness, occurs in depression and anxiety.
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What is Apraxia.
Inability to preform a vole try purposeful motor activity, cannot be explained by paralysis or other motor sensory impairment.
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What is Constricted affect.
Eduction in intensity of feeling tone that is less severe than in blunted affect but clearly reduced
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What are positive signs.
In Schizophrenia; hallucinations, delusions and thought disordered are considered this
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What is Clang association.
Association or perch directed by the sound of a word rather than by its meaning; words have no logical connection; punning and rhyming may dominate the verbal behavior. Seen most frequently in Schizophrenia and mania.
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What is emotional liability.
Excessive emotional responsiveness characterized by unstable and rapidly changing motions.
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What is Ataxia.
Lack of coordination: physical or mental (1) neurology refers o loss of muscular tone/coordination (20 in psychiatry the term intrapsychicataxia refers to lack of coordination between feelings and thoughts seen in schizophrenia and severe OCD.




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