ABNPSYCH (Personality Disorders)

ABNPSYCH - 0 Personality Disorders Click to edit Master subtitle style Normal versus Abnormal Personality Personality disorders Behaviors that are

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/21/11 Personality Disorders 0
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4/21/11 Normal versus Abnormal Personality Personality disorders Behaviors that are … DSM-IV Inflexible and maladaptive and cause significant functional impairment or subjective distress DSM-V "adaptive failure" involving: "Impaired sense of self-identity" or "Failure to develop
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4/21/11 Normal versus Abnormal Personality Flexibility and Adaptability and the purpose of personality State versus trait
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4/21/11 Personality Disorders: An Overview Categorical vs. Dimensional Views DSM is categorical All or nothing Less flexible Loss of individual information Sometimes arbitrary Dimensional Model 0
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4/21/11 Trait Theories of Personality Trait theories - theories that endeavor to describe the characteristics that make up human personality in an effort to predict future behavior. Allport first developed a list of about 200 traits and believed that these traits were part of the nervous system. 1930s Cattell
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4/21/11 Trait Theories of Personality Surface traits - aspects of personality that can easily be seen by other people in the outward actions of a person. Source traits - the more basic traits that underlie the surface traits, forming the core of personality.
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4/21/11 The Five Factor Model Based on lexical approach In English over 5000 words Should be words describing the same traits in different languages if there are common traits Important individual differences among people will have names
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4/21/11 Five basic dimensions that are very broad 6 facets within each dimension (which are more specific 1. Neuroticism 2. Extraversion 3. Openness to Experience 4. Agreeableness Conscientiousness
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course PSYCH 439 taught by Professor Benware during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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ABNPSYCH - 0 Personality Disorders Click to edit Master subtitle style Normal versus Abnormal Personality Personality disorders Behaviors that are

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