chapter 16 vocabulary

chapter 16 vocabulary - psychological disorder deviant...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 7/7/11 psychological disorder: deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns attention-deficit hyperactivity a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more of disorder (ADHD): three key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity inattention: distractibility, forgetfulness, disorganization hyperactivity: fidgeting, restlessness, and not staying seated at school, excessive talking impulsivity: difficulty taking turns, interrupting, blurting out answers while questions are being asked medical model: the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured. When applied to psychological disorders, the medical model assumes that these mental illnesses can be diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms and cured through therapy, which may include treatment in a psychiatric hospital. DSM-IV: the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition), a widely used system for classifying
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This note was uploaded on 06/29/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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