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Learning Objectives - Ch. 12

Learning Objectives - Ch. 12 - PGS 101 Szeli Chapter 12...

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PGS 101 – Szeli Chapter 12 : Psychological disorders OBJECTIVE 12.1 — Indicate the magnitude of mental health problems in this country; define psychopathology ; and describe the following ways of viewing normality, including the shortcoming(s) of each: a. subjective discomfort; b. statistical abnormality; c. social nonconformity; d. situational context; e. cultural relativity. OBJECTIVE 12.2 — Give examples of how race, gender, and social class continue to affect the diagnosis of various disorders; indicate the two core features of abnormal behavior; explain how the DSM-IV-TR is used; define mental disorder ; and briefly describe each of the following categories of mental disorders: a. psychotic disorders; b. organic mental disorders; c. mood disorders; d. anxiety disorders; e. somatoform disorders; f. dissociative disorders, g. personality disorders , h. sexual and gender identity disorders, and i. substance related disorders. OBJECTIVE 12.3 — Define the term neurosis and explain why it was droppped from use ; describe examples of culture-bound syndromes from around the world ; list the four general risk factors that contribute to psychopathology; and define insanity and explain how it is established in court.
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