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1/24/2017 StudyBlue printing of Sociology of Mental Illness Quiz 1 flash cards 1/7 Sociology of Mental Illness Quiz 1 flash cards Cecile Coleman Mon Sep 30 11:19:46 PDT 2013 mental disease conditions where symptoms indicate underlying internal dysfunction mental disorder includes disease plus the symptoms are not appropriate in your culture in 1970's what model was used continuous DSM­IV defines mental illness as: 1.each disorder is conceptualized as a clinically sig. behav/psych syndrome/pattern that is associated w/: ­present distress ­disability ­loss of freedom 2.not a cultural response 3.must spwn from behav, psych, or bio dysf'n 4.not deviant behav 3 types of mental disorder ­schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders ­mood disorders ­anxiety disorders what characterizes schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders? presence of delusions/hallucinations that interfere with the individuals capacity to meet the ordinary demands of life what characterizes mood disorders? disturbances in mood ­ either extremely depressed, elevated, or both what characterizes anxiety disorders? the presence of intense fear and the subsequent avoidance of what is feared and/or any other maladaptive coping strategy what types of schizophrenia are there? paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual what types of mood disorders are there? major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, and bipolar disorder what types of anxiety disorders are there? panic attacks, agoraphobia, specific phobias, social phobia, PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, and OCD epidemiology refers to the study of the distribution of illness in a population morbidity the prevalence of diseases in a population comorbidity the occurrence of more than one disease in the same individual point prevalence the % of the population affected with an illness at a given point in time
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1/24/2017 StudyBlue printing of Sociology of Mental Illness Quiz 1 flash cards 2/7 lifetime prevalence the % of the population ever affected with an illness incidence rate the rate at which new cases of an illness or disorder form in the population within a specific time period mental illness ­a form of deviant behavior ­arises when individual's thought processes, feelings, or other behaviors deviate from the "usual" two aspects of mental illness 1. the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that stem from the mental illness are distressing 2.the problem arises from a dysfunction in an aspect of his or her mind and body that is not functioning as it should disease theory each diagnosis is a part of a body of knowledge about the syndrome ­ they can be confirmed, partially confirmed, or unconfirmed.
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