Chap 13 Abnormal _2 rev S09

Chap 13 Abnormal _2 rev S09 - What is Abnormal? Deviation...

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What is Abnormal? Deviation from Statistical Norms Deviation from Social Norms Maladaptiveness of Behavior Personal Distress
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What is Normal? Appropriate Perception of Reality Voluntary Control over Behavior Self-esteem and Self-acceptance Ability to Form Affectionate Relationships Productivity
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DSM IV (Table 15-1) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Disorders usually first evident in infancy, childhood and adolescence: retardation, autism, ADD with hyperactivity Delirium, dementia, amnestic: impaired brain functioning, syphilis, Alzheimer’s, toxic effects Psychoactive substance use disorders: Excessive use of alcohol, barbituates, cocaine, marijuana, tobacco SCHIZOPHRENIA: a group of disorders, thought and perception disturbances, loss of reality contact, delusions and hallucinations MOOD (AFFECTIVE) DISORDERS: depression, hypomania, bipolar disorder ANXIETY DISORDERS: generalized anxiety and panic disorders, phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorders, PTSD Somatoform disorders: conversion disorders (hysteria), hypochondriasis
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Boyle during the Spring '10 term at Loyola Chicago.

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Chap 13 Abnormal _2 rev S09 - What is Abnormal? Deviation...

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