PsychologicalDisorders_1_Outline

PsychologicalDisorders_1_Outline - PSYC1101-I Psychological...

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PSYC1101-I 4/8/2010 Psychological Disorders Part 1 Outline I. Early and Recent Views of Mental Disorders - Diathesis-Stress Model II. Defining abnormality - Deviance from normality - Personal distress - Dysfunctional (maladaptive) behavior III. Classification of Disorders based on DSM-IV Axis 1: Major categories of psychological disorders (e.g. depression, schizophrenia) Axis 2: Developmental disorders (e.g. mental retardation, personality disorders) Axis 3: Medical conditions Axis 4: Social, environmental context Axis 5: General level of psychological and social functioning (rating between 1 - 100) IV. Types of Disorders 1. Mood Disorders i. Major Depression (Unipolar Depression) - emotional symptoms - motivatoinal symptoms - cognitive symptoms - somatic symptoms ii. Dysthymic Disorder iii. Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depressive Disorder) iv. Correlates of Mood Disorders a. Heredity b. Biological Factors - serotonin, norephinephrine c. Psychological factors - cognitive attributions - learned helplessness - rumination d. Environmental factors - as trigerring factors - maintaning factors
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PSYC1101-I 4/8/2010 2. Anxiety Disorders- person experiences tension and apprehension so intense and long-
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2010 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Tech.

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