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Personality - Personality Disorders August 5-6 2009 PSYC 352 PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY Agenda The DSM and characteristics of personality disorders

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Personality Disorders August 5-6, 2009 PSYC 352 PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY
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Agenda The DSM and characteristics of personality disorders Cluster A: paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal personality disorders Cluster B: antisocial, borderline, histrionic, and narcissistic personality disorders Cluster C: avoidant, dependent, and obsessive- compulsive personality disorders
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Instructional Objectives By the end of this lesson, students will be able to…. Articulate the characteristics of personality disorders, and what separates them from other psychological disorders Name the essential features of each of the named 10 personality disorders Diagnose sample personality disorder cases
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A word of warning Avoid “medical students’ disease” (worry that you have the disorders you learn about) Unsolicited diagnoses of others can be annoying and offensive
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The DSM: a guide to psychological disorders Distinguishes between types of mental disorders Axis I: clinical disorders
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2009 for the course PSYC 352 taught by Professor Mehl during the Summer '09 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Personality - Personality Disorders August 5-6 2009 PSYC 352 PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY Agenda The DSM and characteristics of personality disorders

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