Aua Behavioral Science Vocab Mini 2

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AUA Med's Behavioral Science Mini 2 Vocabulary and Terms


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  • 1. 
    Loss of ability to do calculations. Neurological deficit or learning disorder.
    • A. 

      Acalculia

    • B. 

      Aculalia

    • C. 

      Alogia

    • D. 

      Expressive Dysphasia

    • E. 

      Jargon Aphasia

  • 2. 
    Disorder of language in which the patient combines unconnected ideas and images. 
    • A. 

      Alexithymia

    • B. 

      Deja pensa

    • C. 

      Asyndesis

    • D. 

      Apraxia

    • E. 

      Dyscalculia

  • 3. 
    Combination of culturally determined female and male characteristics in one person.
    • A. 

      Anergia

    • B. 

      Androgyny

    • C. 

      Euthymia

    • D. 

      Fantasy

    • E. 

      Formication

  • 4. 
    Abnormal discharge of milk from the breast
    • A. 

      Gynecomastia

    • B. 

      Inappropriate affect

    • C. 

      Glossolalia

    • D. 

      Gustatory hallucination

    • E. 

      Galactorrhea

  • 5. 
    Hallucination occurring while awakening from sleep, also not pathological
    • A. 

      Hypesthesia

    • B. 

      Hypnosis

    • C. 

      Hypnopompic hallucination

    • D. 

      Hypnagogic hallucination

    • E. 

      Incoherence

  • 6. 
    Condition characterized by a reduction in the quality of spontaneous speech. Replies to questions are brief and unelaborated, and little or no unprompted additional information is provided
    • A. 

      Lethologica

    • B. 

      Laconic speech

    • C. 

      Logorrhea

    • D. 

      Metonymy

    • E. 

      Orientation

  • 7. 
    Hallucination primarily involving smell or odors, most common in mental disorders especially in the temporal lobe
    • A. 

      Nihilistic delusion

    • B. 

      Pica

    • C. 

      Pseudologia phantastica

    • D. 

      Olfactory hallucination

    • E. 

      Mood congruent hallucination

  • 8. 
    1.     Auditory amnesia: loss of ability to comprehend sounds or speech 2.     Tactile amnesia: loss of ability to judge the shape of objects by touch 3.     Verbal:  loss of ability to remember words Visual: loss of ability to recall or recognize familiar objects or printed words
    • A. 

      Amimia

    • B. 

      Amnesia

    • C. 

      Neurological amnesia

    • D. 

      Anterograde amnesia

    • E. 

      Astasia abasia

  • 9. 
    Depending on others, especially as the infant on the mother; anaclitic depression in children results from an absence o mothering.
    • A. 

      Analgesia

    • B. 

      Anaclitic

    • C. 

      Anhedonia

    • D. 

      Conation

    • E. 

      Depersonalization

  • 10. 
    Exaggerated conception of ones importance, power, or identity.
    • A. 

      Déjà vu

    • B. 

      Derealization

    • C. 

      Delusion of grandeur

    • D. 

      Delusion of control

    • E. 

      Detachment

  • 11. 
    Involuntary passage of feces usually occurring at night or during sleep
    • A. 

      Enuresis

    • B. 

      Encopresis

    • C. 

      Exaltation

    • D. 

      Incoherence

    • E. 

      Coprophagia

  • 12. 
    A private spoken language
    • A. 

      Cryptographia

    • B. 

      Eidetic image

    • C. 

      Fausse reconnaissance

    • D. 

      Cryptolalia

    • E. 

      Fugue

  • 13. 
    Difficulty in swallowing
    • A. 

      Dysphasia

    • B. 

      Aerophagia

    • C. 

      Dysphonia

    • D. 

      Aphasia

    • E. 

      Dysphagia

  • 14. 
    Dread of cats.
    • A. 

      Agoraphobia

    • B. 

      Ailurophobia

    • C. 

      Bruxism

    • D. 

      Catalepsy

    • E. 

      Cataplexy

  • 15. 
    Feeling of grief or desolation especially after the death of a loved one.
    • A. 

      Aura

    • B. 

      Blackout

    • C. 

      Bizarre delusion

    • D. 

      Bereavement

    • E. 

      Blocking

  • 16. 
    Unconscious filling of gaps in memory by imagining experiences or events that have no basis in fact
    • A. 

      Confabulation

    • B. 

      Constipation

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Delusion

    • E. 

      Derailment

  • 17. 
    False belief, based on incorrect inference about external reality, that is firmly held despite objective and obvious contradictory proof or evidence.
    • A. 

      Delusion of control

    • B. 

      Delirium tremens

    • C. 

      Delusion

    • D. 

      Denial

    • E. 

      Dipsomania

  • 18. 
    A level of understanding or awareness that one has emotional problems; it facilitates positive changes in personality and behavior when present
    • A. 

      Evasion

    • B. 

      Emotional insight

    • C. 

      Emotion

    • D. 

      Emotional lability

    • E. 

      Expressive dysphasia

  • 19. 
    Absence or near absence of any signs of affective expression
    • A. 

      Expressive aphasia

    • B. 

      Floccillation

    • C. 

      Fugue

    • D. 

      Formal thought disorder

    • E. 

      Flat affect

  • 20. 
    Excessive sensitivity to pain
    • A. 

      Hyperesthesia

    • B. 

      Hyperalgesia

    • C. 

      Ypermnesia

    • D. 

      Hypervigilance

    • E. 

      Hypesthesia

  • 21. 
    State in which a person’s energies are directed inward toward the self with little or no interest in the external world
    • A. 

      Introspection

    • B. 

      Introversion

    • C. 

      Intropunitive

    • D. 

      Insight

    • E. 

      Intellectual insight

  • 22. 
    False perception that objects are larger than they really are
    • A. 

      Mania

    • B. 

      Micropsia

    • C. 

      Labile affect

    • D. 

      Macropsia

    • E. 

      La belle indiffarence

  • 23. 
    Delusion with content that is mood appropriate…ex: depressed pts who feel they are responsible for destruction of the world
    • A. 

      Mood congruent hallucination

    • B. 

      Mood congruent delusion

    • C. 

      Mood swings

    • D. 

      Mood incongruent delusion

    • E. 

      Mood incongruent hallucination

  • 24. 
    Delusion of nonexistence of the self or part of the self; also refers to an attitude of total rejection of established values or extreme skepticism regarding moral or valued judgements
    • A. 

      Noeisis

    • B. 

      Nymphomania

    • C. 

      Nihilistic delusion

    • D. 

      Narcissism

    • E. 

      Nihilism

  • 25. 
    Overwhelming fear of EVERYTHING
    • A. 

      Panic

    • B. 

      Pantomime

    • C. 

      Paranoid delusions

    • D. 

      Panphobia

    • E. 

      Paranoia

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