psyc 12 - LECTURE 12 2/19/09 Eds and Comorbidity EDs...

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Unformatted text preview: LECTURE 12 2/19/09 Eds and Comorbidity EDs overview Comorbidity Diabetes Other related disorders Comorbidity More than one psychiatric disorder in the same individual Models of Comorbidity Two Independent syndromes o Risk factor A directly influences-> disorder 1 o Risk factor B-directly influences-> disorder 2 o Relationship between the two occurs b chance o Risk factors could be ANYHTING Genetics, media, other people, etc. o IE: person w/ AN and Sz The disorders will ultimately interact, but still are pretty independent If you have AN you are not super at risk for Sz Predisposition Model o Risk factor precedes-> disorder 1-which affects->risk factor 2-which leads to->disorder 2 One disorder precedes the other and INC the risk o Depression affescts the mind and eventually leads to an ED o Or an ED causes changes leading to a depressed mood Common cause model o Risk factors A, B, and C all cause disorder 1 AND disorder 2 o Two disorders caused by same core factors o IE: BN and Sub abuse = common, often share same genetic factors, life stressors (shared risk factors) Common cause and heterogeneity model o Some shared risk factor, but also independent factors o Probably most common o Risk factor A-leads to-> disorder 1 o Risk factor B-influences->disorder 2 AND disorder 1 Comorbid Psych disorders Anxiety disorders o Generalized Anxiety Disorder excessive worry o Social phobia anxiety over performance o Panic disorder...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course PSYC psyc 134 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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