Psychiatric Simulation

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1. What is communication?

1. Name 4 factors that affect how we speak:

2. Name 4 factors that affect how we hear what is said to us:

3. About ____________ percent of communication is nonverbal.

4. Give an example of the following therapeutic communication techniques:
A. Giving broad opening

B. Making observation

C. Focusing

D. Seeking clarification

5. Give an example of the following non-therapeutic communication techniques:
A. Giving reassurance

B. Giving advice

C. Requesting an explanation (“Why?”)

D. Introducing an unrelated topic
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6. Define “Mood”:

7. Define “Affect”:
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8. Define “Anxiety”:

9. How much anxiety is too much anxiety?

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11. “Bipolar Disorder”:

12. Define “Mania”:

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13. Define “Depression”:

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14. State one “Myth” and its corresponding “Fact” about suicide:

15. List 4 risk factors that if present, correlate with a higher incidence of suicide:

16. Define and list 4 “Protective Factors of Suicide”:

17. List 4 “Warning Signs” indicating a person is thinking about suicide:

18. Think about how you will feel when you have to ask a patient if they are thinking about suicide.