Kaplan USMLE - Step 2 CK Lecture Notes 2017 Psychiatry by Kaplan Medical

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Brief monthly visits with partial physical examinations. 36 Chapter 7 ● Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders Differential Diagnosis • Neurologic: Dementia, tumors, basal ganglia disease, and optic neuritis • Psychiatric: Schizophrenia, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, factitious • Other: Malingering ILLNESS ANXIETY DISORDER A 22-year-old woman presents to the doctor convinced that she has a brain tumor. She reports frequent headaches that are not alleviated with aspirin. She has been to numerous physicians and all have told her that there is nothing wrong with her.

Course. The amnesia may suddenly or gradually remit, particularly when the traumatic circumstance resolves, or may become chronic. Associated Problems. Mood disorders, conversion disorder, and personality disorders are commonly present. Treatment. , anxiolytic and hypnotic medications, alcohol) that may cause amnesia. Hypnosis, suggestion, and relaxation techniques are helpful. The patient should be removed from stressful situations when possible. Psychotherapy should be directed at resolving underlying emotional stress.

About 50% of cases resolve within 3 months. • Usually begin immediately after trauma, but may occur after months or years. • Three key symptom groups – Reexperiencing of traumatic event: dreams, flashbacks, or intrusive recollections – Avoidance of stimuli associated with the trauma or numbing of general responsiveness – Increased arousal: anxiety, sleep disturbances, hypervigilance • Anxiety, depression, impulsivity, and emotional lability are common. • “Survivor guilt”: A feeling of irrational guilt about an event sometimes occurs.

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