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Unformatted text preview: Psychology 127 Abnormal Psychology April 28, 2008 Lecture 8 • I. Cognitive disorders o Central set of features: Impairment in memory Attention Perception Thinking o Anxiety, depression, paranoia, aggression, personality changes o Reason we see this in DSM: profound changes that you see in people and it affects the personality and behavior • Physical Disorders that Manifest as Psychiatric: • Movie Clip: Alzheimer (CNN) – unknown if it is a disease or not • Case: Jamal attractive 10yr old, did well in school, transferred: moody, inconsiderate, compulsive, performance at school is poor (struck by car and hit on pavement: head trauma) • Case: middle age professor in technology, sometimes seems stalled, hand can’t move, expression blank, he cries sometimes, depression sapped energy (neurologic condition: Parkinson’s disease not depression) • Case: Janice looks older than herself, instead of sweet and patient, verbally abusive,...
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2008 for the course PSYCH 127 taught by Professor Lopez during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.
- Spring '07
- Abnormal Psychology