PSYC 250 Test Review test 3

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Test Review Chapters 6, 9, 10,12 Chapter 6 Psychophysiological disorders is the diagnostic classification for disturbances known as somatoform disorders (hysterical and preoccupation type-five of these in all), factitious disorders and pain disorder associated with psychological factors. What are the signs and symptoms of each of the five main diagnoses referred to as somatoform disorders. . Hysterical Somatoform Disorders: 1. Somatization Disorder (Briquet’s syndrome) a. Numerous long lasting physical ailments that appear to originally have little or no organic basis b. Must have multiple ailments with several: i. pain symptoms ii. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms iii. Sexual symptom iv. Neurological symptom c. Last many years ( longer than Conversion Disorder) 2. Conversion Disorder a. Psychosocial conflict/need converted into symptoms that affect motor or sensory functioning b. Symptoms: seem neurological (i.e. blindness, paralysis, or loss of feeling) c. Signs appear suddenly(i.e. during extreme stress) & last for weeks i. Late childhood young adulthood ii. Twice more Women than Men iii. Rare (i.e 5 of every 1,000 people) 3. Pain Disorder w/ Psychological factors a. Psychosocial factors play a central role in the onset, severity of continuation of pain b. Develops after an accident/illness that caused genuine pain i. c. Example: Horseback riding accident & person goes to rehab 10 yrs. Later they lost a child, etc. & the pain from the riding accident comes back *Pain disorder associated with psychological factors appears to be more common in women than men. It is always tied to actual physiological pain. Preoccupation Somatoform Disorder : misinterpret & overreact to bodily *do not usually cause as much social and functional impairment as the hysterical somatoform disorders. 4.
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Reifsteck during the Spring '10 term at James Madison University.

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