Psych Disorders

Psych Disorders - P P SYCH SYCH 10: 10: Psychological...

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Unformatted text preview: P P SYCH SYCH 10: 10: Psychological Disorders Psychological Disorders [DESCRIPTION] Q: Q: Psychological disorder? A: A: atypical, disturbing, maladaptive, and unjustifiable behavior Q: Q: maladaptive behavior? A: A: do not further the well-being of the individual or society Q: Q: social deviance A: A: behavior that deviates from social norms Q: Q: statistical variation A: A: abnormal, statistically rare and therefore unusual Q: Q: medical model of madness A: A: etiology causation and development of disorder diagnosis identification of disorder and symptoms treatment prognosis forecast Q: Q: DSM-IV diagnostic system? A: A: I clinical disorders II personality disorders/mental retardation III general medical conditions IV psychosocial and environmental problems Q: Q: anxiety disorders?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2008 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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