Psychological Disorders - Psychological Disorders 3/15/10...

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3/15/10 Psychological Disorders
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3/15/10 Anxiety Disorders The classification of anxiety are phobias, panic disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive- compulsive disorder, and also traumatic stress disorders. Phobias are when a person fears a certain situation or object, such as dogs or water. Panic disorders are when a person has a sudden attack of anxiety . Generalized anxiety is a state of anxiety that expresses constant worrying. Obsessive- compulsive disorder is when a person has a reoccurring obsession or compulsion, or they may even have both. Traumatic stress disorders are when a person may avoid certain things because of a traumatic experience they had that may have caused intense fear. The casual factors that may appear in this anxiety are classical conditioning and genetic factors.
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3/15/10 Dissociative Disorders This disorder involves changes in consciousness and self-identity. There are different types of dissociative disorders such as dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, dissociative identity disorder, and depersonalization disorder. The dissociative amnesia is when a person is suddenly unable to remember certain things about them selves such as their name and things they did in the past. Dissociative fugue is when a person loses all memory of their past and moves to a new location all of the sudden. Dissociative identity is when one person has two or more identities or
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course ETH: SCI 125; 275 taught by Professor Rickiebanning during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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