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Insight and Judgement

Aka: Insight and Judgement, Insight Exam, Judgement Exam
  1. See Also
    1. Mental Status Exam
    2. Appearance, Behavior and Attitude Exam
    3. Attention and Concentration
    4. Higher Integrative Function (Executive Function, Intellectual Function)
    5. Thought Process ( Thought Content, Thought Form, Delusion, Obsession, Abstract Thought)
    6. Speech Exam
    7. Affect Examination
    8. Memory Evaluation
    9. Orientation Exam
    10. Perception Exam ( Misperception, Illusion, Hallucination)
  2. Exam: Judgement
    1. Judgment is an assessment of real life problem-solving skills
    2. Testing
      1. What should you do if you find a stamped (not canceled) and addressed envelope?
  3. Exam: Insight
    1. Insight is an understanding of their condition (including abnormal thoughts)
    2. Testing
      1. Tell me about your illness and if it is worse now?
      2. What medications are you taking?
  4. References
    1. Zum, Swaminathan and Egan in Herbert (2014) EM:Rap 14(7): 11-13
    2. Tomb (1992) Psychiatry, 4th Ed, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, p. 6-11

Judgment (C0022423)

Definition (ICF) Mental functions involved in discriminating between and evaluating different options, such as those involved in forming an opinion.
Definition (ICF-CY) Mental functions involved in discriminating between and evaluating different options, such as those involved in forming an opinion.
Definition (NCI) The act of assessing a situation or event.
Definition (MSH) The process of discovering or asserting an objective or intrinsic relation between two objects or concepts; a faculty or power that enables a person to make judgments; the process of bringing to light and asserting the implicit meaning of a concept; a critical evaluation of a person or situation.
Definition (PSY) Mental act of comparing or evaluating choices within a given set of values frequently with the purpose of choosing a course of action.
Definition (CSP) process of discovering or asserting an objective or intrinsic relation between two objects or concepts; a faculty or power that enables a person to make judgments; the process of bringing to light and asserting the implicit meaning of a concept; a critical evaluation of a person or situation.
Concepts Mental Process (T041)
MSH D007600
SnomedCT 61254005
English Judgments, Judgment, judgment, judgement, judgements, judgments, Judgement, Judgement (observable entity), Judgement, NOS
Swedish Omdöme
Czech názor, mínění
Finnish Harkinta
Russian SUZHDENIE, СУЖДЕНИЕ
Polish Sądy-psychologia
Norwegian Vurdering
Spanish juicio (entidad observable), juicio, Juicio
French Jugement
German Beurteilung
Italian Giudizio
Dutch Oordeel
Portuguese Julgamento
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


Insight (C0233820)

Definition (ICF) Mental functions of awareness and understanding of oneself and one's behaviour.
Definition (ICF-CY) Mental functions of awareness and understanding of oneself and one's behaviour.
Definition (CSP) mental discernment or apprehension of the true nature of a problem, object, person or situation; awareness of the meaning and unconscious origin of one's behavior, symptoms and the emotional processes which underlie them.
Concepts Mental Process (T041)
SnomedCT 27026000
English Insight, function, self-understanding, insight, insights, Insight, Insight, function (observable entity), Self-understanding, Insight, NOS, Self-understanding, NOS, Insight (function), Insight (Psychotherapeutic Process)
Spanish autocomprensión, autoconocimiento, comprensión de uno mismo, discernimiento (entidad observable), discernimiento (función), discernimiento
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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