... What does the DSM do and not do?
How can you recognize a panic attack?
What are examples of phobias?
What is the difference between an
obsession and a compulsion?
What are the causes and symptoms of
disorders and social psych rv sht
... 1. Why are dissociative disorders controversial? Explore the arguments for and against the belief
that dissociative disorders are genuine disorders (as opposed to manufactured disorders).
2. How do dissociative disorders relate to the concept of consciousness?
Schizophrenia (p. 589-596 in textbook)
Psych Slide Show
... 3. I – mixed affective episode
4. J Tangential speech. The speaker diverts
away from the initial trail of thoughts never
returning. Nights move thinking. Opposite of
circumstantial speech which is delayed
reaching its final goal from the over-inclusion
of details unnecessary.
2. Personality Disorders
... was unreliable and often missed work, and each employer finally let him go
when they found he had been stealing money and materials. Andrew feels no
remorse over his actions, but he has managed to convince each of his former
employers that he is sorry for his actions, and none plan to press any char ...
Part 2 2011
... Kate constantly thinks about jumping in front of an oncoming car when she
is walking. The only way she seems to be able to stop these selfdestructive thoughts is to say Mother Goose nursery rhymes over and over
Laura takes over 40 different vitamins and herbal remedies each day to
keep h ...
... • Obsession about
dirt and germs may
lead to compulsive
Chapter 14 Review
... Disturbances of Memory is a major characteristic of DID
Disruptions in conscious awareness and sense of identity
Major Depressive Disorder Number one reason people seek mental health services is depression
Two weeks of the major depressive disorder signs
AP Psych 15 sq AP Psych-Psychological Disorders-SQ
... 1. What is abnormal behavior? Cite the main components that typically enter into diagnoses of
2. What effects do psychiatric labeling have on social and self-perceptions?
3. What is a phobia, and what are the three major types of phobias?
4. Differentiate between obsessions and co ...
... loss of memory for important personal information that is too extensive to be due to
normal forgetting. Memory loss may be for a single traumatic event or for an
extended time period around the event.
2. Personality Disorders
... Sophia has always been preoccupied with schedules, lists, and trivial details.
She plans everything sown to the last detail and becomes very upset if things
don’t work out the way she has planned.
In the past 9 months Andrew has been fired by three different employers. He
was unreliable and often mi ...
... Understand the characteristics of all of the major psychological disorders (know their
symptoms & other diagnostic features):
biological reasons for phobia
learning theory concerning phobias
obsessive-compulsive disor ...
... psychological disorders.
2. Describe the following views of psychological disorders: a) the medical model;
and b) the bio-psychosocial model.
3. Why do some psychologists object to the medical model of psychological
4. What is the purpose of the DSM-IV-TR?
5. Outline the advantages and di ...
... 25. What are some psychological factors that could possibly predict schizophrenia?
Chapter 14- Abnormal Behavior
... significant loss of function in one single organ
system without a physiological cause
Conversion Disorder (Functional Neurological
Anhedonia (/ˌænhiˈdoʊniə/ AN-hee-DOH-nee-ə; Greek: ἀν- an-, ""without"" and ἡδονή hēdonē, ""pleasure"") is defined as the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable, e.g. exercise, hobbies, music, sexual activities or social interactions. While earlier definitions of anhedonia emphasized pleasurable experience, more recent models have highlighted the need to consider different aspects of enjoyable behavior, such as motivation or desire to engage in activities (motivational anhedonia), as compared to the level of enjoyment of the activity itself (""consummatory anhedonia"").According to William James the term was coined by Théodule-Armand Ribot. One can distinguish many kinds of pathological depression. Sometimes it is mere passive joylessness and dreariness, discouragement, dejection, lack of taste and zest and spring. Professor Ribot proposed the name anhedonia to designate this condition. ""The state of anhedonia, if I may coin a new word to pair off with analgesia,"" he writes, ""has been very little studied, but it exists.""Anhedonia can be a characteristic of mental disorders including mood disorders, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder and schizophrenia. For example, the 7th DSM-IV criterion for Borderline Personality Disorder: ""chronic feelings of emptiness."" Results indicate that emptiness is negligibly related to boredom, is closely related to feeling hopeless, pathologically lonely, and isolated, and is a robust predictor of depression and suicidal ideation (but not anxiety or suicide attempts). Findings are consistent with DSM-IV revisions regarding the 7th criterion for Borderline Personality Disorder. In addition, findings suggest the emptiness reflects pathologically low positive affect and significant psychiatric distress. People affected with schizophrenia often describe themselves as feeling emotionally empty.Mood disturbances are commonly observed in many psychiatric disorders. Disturbing mood changes may occur resultant to stressful life events and they are not uncommon during times of physical illness. While anhedonia can be a feature of such mood changes, they are not mutually inclusive.