abnormal psych (10-8-09)

abnormal psych (10-8-09) - Abie Feuerstein 10-8-09 Abnormal...

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Abie Feuerstein 10-8-09 Abnormal psych Conversion Disorder treatment Similar to somatization disorder o Attending to trauma o Remove secondary gain o Reduce supportive consequences o Reward positive health behaviors Pain Disorder Clinical description o Pain in one or more areas o Pain is real to them o Significant impairment o Etiology may be physical (may have had a previous true medically documented physical pain) o Maintained by psychological factors (secondary gain) o No organic cause Statistics o Fairly common (within population who have experienced true pain response) o 5%-12% Treatment o Combined medical and psychological Can become addicted to pain medicine Body Dysmorphic Disorder Clinical description o Preoccupation with imagined deficit in appearance o Impaired function Social Occupational o Fixation or avoidance of mirrors o Suicidal ideation and behavior o Unusual behaviors Ideas of reference Delusions: thought or belief that is unusual or bizarre
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course PSY 466 taught by Professor Erinlanphier during the Fall '09 term at ASU.

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abnormal psych (10-8-09) - Abie Feuerstein 10-8-09 Abnormal...

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