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This type of therapy is focused on patients gaining insight into their unconscious conflict. It Emphasizes unconscious processes and the importance of early childhood development

What is psychodynamic? or psychoanalytic


This is an absolute contraindication to electroconvulsive therapy.

What is there are no absolute contraindications to ECT


These individuals have the highest rate of completed suicide.

What are elderly, single, white males


This is first line treatment for PTSD

What is evidenced based therapies that include exposure. Prolonged exposure, Cognitive processing, EMDR


This SSRI should be avoided in pregnant women

What is paroxetine?

association between use of paroxetine and cardiovascular congenital defects, most notably ventricular and atrial septal defects


This type of treatment is based on Skinner's operant and classical conditioning and Eysenck's social learning theory

What is behavioral therapy/behaviorism


This form of neuromodulation is FDA approved for patient who have failed one antidepressant medication.

What is TMS?


This is the most common mode of completed suicide

What are Firearms?


This mood stabilizer is preferred in pregnancy

What is lithium?

low risk of Ebstein’s anomaly (one case per 1,000–2,000 births)

consider lamotrigine


This type of therapy seeks to change irrational and unproductive thinking into positive or neutral thinking, which improves mood and behavior 

What is cognitive therapy?


Deep brain stimulation has a humanitarian exemption from the FDA to treat this mental health disorder.

What is OCD?


This mood stabilizer is associated with the highest major malformation rates among all mood stabilizers (5%–11%, based on registry study data)

What is Depakote?

risk may be dose-dependent (maternal daily dose)• Increased MCM risk when combined with other anticonvulsants• Increased risk of adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes• Reported cases of neonatal toxicity syndromes


An example of this process in psychotherapy is when a patient is not willing to share personal information; feelings, lifestyle, etc. 

What is Resistence?


This form of treatment for major depression has response rates as high as 85% and is especially effective in older patients.

What is ECT


This racial/ethnic group has a lower rate of suicide compared to whites.

What are African-americans?


Infants of mother's taking this medication may present with symptoms of withdrawal that include tremor, increased muscle tone, sleep disruption, gastrointestinal disturbance and high-pitched crying

What are SSRI's.

symptoms typically resolve within several days.


This type of therapy is provides patients with new skills to manage painful emotions and decrease conflict in relationships. It is an evidenced base treatment for borderline personality disorder.

What is dialectical behavioral therapy?


This is the primary cause of serious and life-threatening ECT related side effects.

What is general anesthesia?


This is the exposure to suicide or suicidal behaviors within one's family, one's peer group, or through media reports of suicide that can result in an increase in suicide and suicidal behaviors

What is suicide contagion?


Women who experience post-partum psychosis likely have this underlying psychiatric disorder.

What is bipolar disorder?

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