INDV behavioral disorders etc

INDV behavioral disorders etc - INDV 2/19/08 3 types of...

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INDV 2/19/08 19/02/2008 16:04:00 3 types of Dissociative disorders Dissociative Amnesia- o Selective memory loss due to extreme stress Note: Dissociative not same as organic amnesia Dissociative fugue o Memory loss of identity and leaving one’s home Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder) o When a person exhibits more than one distinct personality 2 types of mood disorders Major depressive disorder o Characterized by feelings of sadness, worthlessness, apathy Chronic rather than acute Genetic component Brain physiology Linked to neurotransmitters Norepinephrine and serotonin o Cycle of Depression 1. Stressful experiences 2. Negative explanatory style 3. Depressed mood
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4. Cognitive and behavioral changes Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) o Characterized by alternating between hopelessness and low energy to  overexcited mania 4 types of Personality Disorders Antisocial Personality Disorder o Sociopath or Psychopath o Absolute lack of conscience (right or wrong) or remorse (even for  friends) Borderline Personality Disorder o Unstable sense of self, report feelings of emptiness Narcissistic Personality Disorder o Exaggerate their own importance and may believe they are more  successful than they are Histrionic Personality Disorder o Marked by dramatic but shallow emotions in an attempt to gain praise  or attention Eating Disorders Anorexia nervosa- statistically most fatal of disorders o Intense fear of becoming obese o Disturbed body image o Significant weight loss o Refusal to maintain normal body weight o 5-10% succumb to death (starvation, cardiac arrest, suicide) o
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Bulimia o Bingeing and purging o Aware of abnormality Depressed mood Self-deprecation 19-30% of college aged women show bulimic behavior drug use (diet pills, laxatives) avoid eating in public/deny hunger near normal or above normal weight 5-16 million women and 1 million men
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