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Unformatted text preview: 20/03/2009 09:01:00 Nature/nurture Diathesis- biological predisposition /stressor- how the environment provides stress -some disorders are more related to nature, some are more nurture. -heritability index: highest it can be is 50% etiology(causation)- if we know what cases a problem, we can know how to go about fixing the problem biopsychosocial model : bio theory- 1. Schizophrenia- enlarged retricle (brain) gaps. There is no solid evidence that bio connects with only psych. Medical model: biological problems are the sources of pscyhological problems. o Syphilis: imbeds itself in spire and degenerates the brain-> looks like psychosis. DSM- IV TR: Multi-axial system Axis1- clinical disorders ; everything else. v codes ex. depression 2- personality disorders ; developmental disorders and mental retardation o A: paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal. Mediocre o B: borderline, narcississtic, anti-social, histrionic. Severe o C: dependent, avoidant, OCPD. Moderate 3- medical conditions 4- stressors (0-7) 0 is no stress. Psychological/ social stressors 5- global assessment of functioning o scale= 0 100. 70= functional cognitive behavorial therapy integrative 25% c / b 20% dynamic:25% cbt:25% other: 15% fetal alcohol syndrome= medical condition. Axis 3 psychoeducation= teaching patients about things emotions are natural first session= therapist talks a lot emotions broken down into 3. Categories o 1. Thoughts o 2. Behaviors o feelings psycical one beliefs = ex. I am unattractive, not fun, boring, useless. Starts from childhood. Takes a long time to develop edb: emotional driven behaviors: behaviors that make the patient feel better at the time. Ex. Sleeping/ eating/ not taking care of hygiene, videogames behavioral activation= get off your ass therapist being empathatic: put themselves in another persons position and being able. Present focus therapy schizophrenigenic mother mother can cause damage to the child. Blame mom projorative labeling : using assumptions to label labeling therapy as a bad thing. Assumes pathology social norms stated and understated ways that are appropriate ways of being identified patient: the person in the family who is the healthiest. Bio-psychosocial (multimedial) Medical model Psychopathology- study of mental illness. Abnormal, mental behavior. Specialize in this area and are able to desribe the syndrome and symptoms of the mental illness....
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