Exam #1 extra disorders

Exam #1 extra disorders - ii Shameful to you b The person...

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Scott Howland DSM-IV Disorder Criteria Adjustment Disorder: A) Development of symptoms in response to an identifiable stressor. B) Either: a. Marked Distress in excess of that expected from the stressor. (OR) b. Significant impairment in social or occupational (academic) functioning. C) Once stressor has terminated symptoms don’t persist for more than 5 months Types: With Depressed mood With Anxiety With Mixed anxiety and depressed mood With Disturbance of conduct Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A) Either Obsessions or Compulsions Obsessions: (Thoughts) a. Recurrent idea, thoughts, images, that are ego-dystonic (Hard to relate yourself to it and Not like you/ not willing to accept it) i. Harmful/hurtful to other people
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Shameful to you. b. The person recognizes that these are excessive or unreasonable. Compulsions: (Actions) a. Repetitive behaviors performed according to rules or in a stereotyped fashion. The behavior is designed to produce or prevent some future event or situation. B) The obsessions or compulsions cause marked distress, are time consuming (take more than an hour a day), or interfere with the person’s usual role functioning. (Magical battle between good and evil where the only way to defeat the bad is to do the rituals) *Exposure + Responsive Prevention – Allows a person to be exposed to their obsession (seeing dirt) but doesn’t allow the compulsion (cleaning hands).*...
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