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Lisa_psych_disorders_3___student_version - Psychological...

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Unformatted text preview: Psychological Disorders 3 PSY 2012 Personality Disorders Substance Use Disorders Suicide Wrap up anxiety Social Anxiety Disorder The The MOST COMMON MOST COMMON anxiety disorder anxiety disorder 13% lifetime prevalence 13% lifetime prevalence Key feature: Key feature: Fear of NEGATIVE EVALUATION Fear of NEGATIVE EVALUATION Social Anxiety Disorder- Fear of social rejection- Fear of social rejection- EXTREME shyness EXTREME shyness- may avoid eating with may avoid eating with others, going to parties, others, going to parties, speaking in class or at speaking in class or at meetings meetings Social Anxiety Consequences? Specific Phobia Intense fear of a particular animal, object or situation. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Unique Features: Unique Features: 1) 1) Obsessions Obsessions-- Recurrent, unwanted thoughts Recurrent, unwanted thoughts 1) 1) Compulsions Compulsions-Repetitive, (often complex) -Repetitive, (often complex) rituals meant to rituals meant to reduce the reduce the anxiety anxiety caused by caused by obsessions obsessions Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Frequently observed obsessions Symmetry Checking Prayer Counting Washing Hoarding Not just conditioning or observational learning- Also biology- Genes…- What personality trait?- Physiological hyperarousal Anxiety: Biology & Learning Predetermined fears and learned fears… Take home point: Anxiety occurs as a result of: learning E.g., Fear conditioning and biology Physiological hyperarousal, genetic predisposition (as with just about everything, an interaction between genes and environment) Questions about anxiety disorders? Be sure to read about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (pgs. 652-653) Personality Disorders-- Enduring Enduring and and maladaptive maladaptive pattern of pattern of thoughts, feelings, and behavior that impairs thoughts, feelings, and behavior that impairs social function social function- - Stable Stable over time over time- - Inflexible Inflexible across situations across situations- Onset in- Onset in adolescence adolescence or early or early adulthood adulthood...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Waesche during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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