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January 18, 2007 Mental Illness - socially inappropriate psychological dysfunction - whatever condition a particular social group defines as such - in contrast to disease and disorder, mental illness refers to the labeling process within a particular group o homosexuality until the 1960’s was considered a disorder Mental Disease - conditions where symptoms underline internal dysfunctions
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Unformatted text preview: Mental Disorder-include all mental diseases-also includes psychological dysfunctions who’s overt symptoms are shaped by culture as well as natural process-Psychological approach of mental disorders-Four Approaches (areas) o Psychoanalytic o Cognitive Behavioral o Humanistic o Family Systems-Know assumptions-Know belief – understand-...
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