Exam 3 Study Guide for Gros - Psychology 3082 Abnormal Psychology Bryan J Gros Ph.D Final Exam study guide 13 14 By all means be prepared to answer

Exam 3 Study Guide for Gros - Psychology 3082 Abnormal...

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Psychology 3082: Abnormal Psychology Bryan J. Gros, Ph.D. Final Exam study guide (Chapters 11, 12, 13, 14) By all means be prepared to answer questions based on small case examples Chapter 13 ~ Neurodevelopmental Disorders~ I. Disorders seen first in childhood(age 0-22) but might not fully manifest until later: Neurodevelopmental Disorders a group of conditions manifested early in development that are characterized by developmental deficits that produce impairments of personal, social, academic, or occupational functioning Developmental psychopathology—study of how disorders arise and change with time ADHD(Attention Deficit Disorder)— developmental disorder featuring maladaptive levels of inattention, excessive activity, and impulsiveness o Associated with impairments such as behavioral, cognitive, social, and academic problems o Most frequently diagnosed disorder in childhood and adolescence o Symptoms: Predominantly inattentive presentation Predominantly hyperactive/impulsive presentation Combined presentation o Criteria of DSM-5: A persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development, as characterized by (1) and/or (2): 1.) Inattention —6 or more symptoms that persist for at least six months; at least 5 for ages 17 and older Often fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes in schoolwork, at work, or during other activities often has difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities often does not seem to listen when spoken to directly often does not follow through on instructions and fails to finish schoolwork, chores, or duties in the workplace often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities often avoids, dislikes, or is reluctant to engage in tasks that require sustained mental effort often loses things necessary for tasks or activities is often easily distracted by extraneous stimuli (for older adolescents and adults, may include unrelated thoughts) Is often forgetful of daily activities Hyperactivity and Impulsivity— 6 or more symptoms that persist for at least six months; at least 5 for ages 17 and older Often fidgets with or taps hands or feet or squirms in seat Often leaves seat in situations when remaining seated is expected Often runs about or climbs in situations where it is inappropriate. (Note: In adolescents or adults, may be limited to feeling restless.) Often unable to play or engage in leisure activities quietly. Is often “on the go,” acting as if “driven by a motor.” Often talks excessively. Often blurts out an answer before a question has been completed. Often has difficulty waiting his or her turn.

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