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2/12/08 False positive Someone whom seems to have a mental disorder but really doesn’t Conclusion Higher rates of mental disorders than other people thought in the community There were very few false negatives Controversy that these statistics would be supported by pharmaceutical companies Psychotrophy drug Drugs used for mental illnesses Depression Found 10% in the past year (major depression) Found 25% over a lifetime (overall depression) Anxiety 20% in the past year 30% in a lifetime Schizophrenia 1-3%
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Unformatted text preview: Substance abuse 15% in the past year ***page 77*** at bottom overview section Severe and persistent mental illness Serious mental illness 3-6% in past year Nation Comorbidity Study 1/6 of population have the highest rates of comorbidity Comorbidity Person with two or more mental illnesses Ex: depression and anxiety Psychological theory **chap 5** pg 106 Four approaches Psychoanalytic Cognitive- behavioral Humanistic-existential- phenomenological...
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