Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson - Having a lot of anxiety and stress about the perceived flaw and spending a lot of time focusing on it such as frequently picking

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/13/10 Michael Jackson Group 1
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2/13/10 Patient’s Background D.O.B.: August 29, 1958. Place of Birth: Gary, Indiana. Son of Joseph Walter and Katherine Esther. Seventh of nine children. Raised as a Jehovah’s witness by his devout Mother. Debuted at age 11 in the professional music business as part of the group, The Jackson 5.
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2/13/10 Issues Due to constant teasing from his family and father, Jackson has an ever-changing appearance. In today’s society, Jackson is considered by some to be crazy.
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2/13/10 Diagnosed Disorder Body Dysmorphic disorder A psychiatric disorder in which the affected person is excessively concerned about and preoccupied by an imagined or minor defect in their physical feature.
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2/13/10 Symptoms The sufferer (Michael Jackson) may complain of several specific features or just one specific one. They may even complain over a vague physical feature. In Jackson’s case, his nose. This causes distress which can impair occupational and/or social functioning.
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Unformatted text preview: Having a lot of anxiety and stress about the perceived flaw and spending a lot of time focusing on it, such as frequently picking at skin, excessively checking appearance in a mirror, hiding the imperfection, 2/13/10 2/13/10 Treatment For BDD Medications Serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs are antidepressants that decrease the obsessive and compulsive behaviors. Such as, Anafranil, Prozac, and others. 2/13/10 Treatments for BDD Cont’d Cognitive behavioral therapy . This is a type of therapy with several steps: The therapist asks the patient to enter social situations without covering up his/her "defect.” The therapist helps the patient stop doing the compulsive behaviors to check the defect or cover it up. This may include removing mirrors, covering skin areas that the patient picks, or not using make-up. The therapist helps the patient change their false beliefs about their appearance. 2/13/10 Recommended Treatment Medication....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2010 for the course PSY 1012 taught by Professor Model during the Spring '09 term at Valencia.

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Michael Jackson - Having a lot of anxiety and stress about the perceived flaw and spending a lot of time focusing on it such as frequently picking

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