Hyperthyroidism – Sign and Symptoms

 Hyperthyroidism: Sign & Symptoms Hyperthyroidism: Signs and Symptoms (mnemonic)-“THYROIDISM” T = Tremor H = Heart rate up Y =Yawning [fatigability] R = Restlessness O = Oligomenorrhea & amenorrhea I = Intolerance to heat, D =Diarrhea I = Irritability S = Sweating M = Musle wasting & weight loss E = Exophthalmos Symptoms Signs Common Weight … Read more…

Schizophrenia – Definition and Major Sign Symptoms

Schizophrenia: “Schizophrenia is a psychosis (major psychotic disorder) characterized by delusion, hallucination and lack of insight.” Clinical Features of Schizophrenia: First Rank Symptoms Of Acute Schizophrenia: A = Auditory Hallucination – second or third person B = Broadcasting, insertion or withdrawl of thoughts C = Controlled Feelings, impulse or Acts D = Delusional Perception Symptoms Of Acute Schizophrenia (Negative Symptoms): … Read more…

Somatoform Disorder – Mnemonic to Remember

Somatoform Disorder: In psychology, a somatoform disorder is a mental disorder characterized by physical symptoms that suggest physical illness or injury – symptoms that cannot be explained fully by a general medical condition.   Name of Some Somatoform Disorder: (Mnemonic – BCPS-H) 1) Somatization Disorder 2) Conversion Disorder 3) Pain Disorder 4) Hypochondriasis 5) Body Dismorphic Disorder   6) Somatoform Autonomic dysfunction … Read more…

Vein Without Valve

Vein without valve Formula: IPSS There Are 4 veins Without Valve. Easy To Remember by technique: IPSS. See What IPSS Means with diagram. I- Internal Jugular Vein   P- Pulmonary Vein   S- Superior Venacava S- Sinuses of  Brain