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Unformatted text preview: Psychopathology PSYC 3313 - 202 Template for chapters in Oltmanns, Neale & Davison´s book Chapter: 8 Description of the problem(s): George has experienced both manic and depressive episodes in the past two weeks. During his manic episodes, he prized himself as an award winning track coach and set unrealistic goals for the team. During a sports interview, he made an outrageous claim about becoming the new head coach for the Olympic track team. He also rambled for three hours and included inappropriate sexual references about one of his atheletes. George’s thoughts were racy and unorganized. He also experienced insomnia. However, during his depressive episode he developed hyersomnia and his speech became lathargic. In addition, he noticed a decrease both energy and motivation. He also becamse less social with his peers and family. Throughout this duration he began to develop suicidal thoughts, however, he argued with...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course PSYC 3313 taught by Professor Weatherley, during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.
- Fall '08