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Psychiatry- pathology

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Autism spectrum disorderPoor social interactions, communication deficits, repetitive behaviour, restricted interests.
Autism spectrum disorderEarly childhood
Rett syndromeX linked. Girls 1-4 yrs
Rett syndromeLoss of development, verbal abilities, intellectual disability, ataxia, hand wringing.
Bipolar disorder 1At least 1 manic episode.
Bipolar disorder 2manic episode + depression
Bipolar disorder txLithium, carbamazepine, valproic acid, atypical antipsychotics, Lamotrigine, Oxcarbazepine.
Manic episode can be triggered byantidepressants
Bipolar>4sx, >1 w
Cyclothymic disorderDysthemia + hypomania. >5sx for 2 yrs.
Frontal lobe injuryexecutive dysfunction and personality changes.
Right frontal injuryDesinhibition
Left frontal injuryDepression/ apathy
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