PSYCHOPATHOLOGY - Introductory Psychology Psychopathology...

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Unformatted text preview: Introductory Psychology Psychopathology Definitions of abnormality • Deviation from the average • Deviation from the ideal • Abnormality as a sense of personal discomfort • Abnormality as the inability to function effectively – Socially, occupationally, interpersonally Models of psychological disorders • Medical model • Psychoanalytic model • Behavioral model • Cognitive model • Humanistic model • Sociocultural model Organic disorders Having a known organic cause Impaired memory, reasoning, judgment Confusion, mood changes, delusions/hallucinations Impaired motor skills, loss of consciousness Brain trauma Cerebral tumors Brain diseases Parkinson’s disease Meningitis Diseases of aging Alzheimer’s disease Strokes Psychoactive substances Alcohol and drugs Mood disorders Major depression Affective symptoms Sadness, unhappiness, apathy Cognitive symptoms Pessimism, guilt, loss of interest, self-denigration, suicidal ideation...
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