Test 3 PPT - Section 3-1 DEFINING ABNORMALITY: STATISTICAL...

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Section 3-1
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DEFINING ABNORMALITY: STATISTICAL NORMS : STATISTICAL FREQUENCY; ARE EXTREME HAPPINESS & INTELLIGENCE ABNORMAL? SOCIAL NORMS: SOCIAL STANDARDS; COGNITIVE/PERCEPTUAL DISTORTIONS: IS HAVING EXTREMELY HIGH SELF-ESTEEM ABNORMAL? PERSONAL DISTRESS: SUBJECTIVE FEELINGS; MISERABLE, ANXIOUS, DEPRESSED, AGITATED, INSOMNIA? BEHAVIORAL MALADAPTIVENESS: MOST IMPORTANT?; HARMS WELFARE OF THE INDIVIDUAL OR THEIR SOCIAL GROUP.
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DEFINING NORMALITY: EFFICIENT PERCEPTION OF REALITY: REALISTIC APPRAISALS OF THEIR REACTIONS & CAPABILITIES, THE WORLD AROUND THEM. VOLUNTARY CONTROL OVER BEHAVIOR: DECISIONS TO ACT ARE VOLUNTARY & NOT DUE TO UNCONTROLLABLE IMPULSES. FEELINGS OF SELF-WORTH & ACCEPTANCE, COMFORTABLE & SPONTANEOUS WITH OTHERS. ABLE TO FORM AFFECTIONATE RELATIONSHIPS: PRODUCTIVITY: PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITY.
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DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORIES (AXES I & II) THE LAUNDRY LIST: 1. DISORDERS EVIDENT IN CHILDHOOD: MENTAL RETARDATION, AUTISM (PDD), ATTENTION DEFICIT WITH HYPERACTIVITY (ADHD), SEPARATION ANXIETY, SPEECH DISORDERS, DELAYED LANGUAGE 2. COGNITIVE DISORDERS (DELIRIUM, DEMENTIA, AMNESIA): PERMANENT OR TRANSIENT; MAY RESULT FROM AGING, DEGENERATIVE CNS DISEASE (ALZHEIMER'S, SYPHILIS), OR TOXIC SUBSTANCES (LEAD POISONING, DRUGS). 3. SUBSTANCE ABUSE: 4. SCHIZOPHRENIA: 5. MOOD DISORDERS: DEPRESSION, MANIA, MANIC-DEPRESSION (BIPOLAR DISORDER). 6. ANXIETY DISORDERS: ANXIETY IS THE MAIN SYMPTOM (GENERALIZED ANXIETY, PANIC ATTACKS) OR ANXIETY CAUSED BY SITUATIONS (PHOBIAS) OR INTRUSIVE THOUGHTS (OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER). ALSO INCLUDES POST-TR AUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) . 7. SOMATOFORM DISORDERS: PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS BUT NO ORGANIC BASIS. CONVERSION DISORDERS (GLOVE ANESTHESIA), HYPOCHONDRIA. 8. DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS: EMOTIONALLY-BASED ALTERATIONS IN CONSCIOUSNESS, MEMORY, OR IDENTITY. INCLUDES DISSOCIATIVE AMNESIA AND DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY (MULTIPLE PERSONALITY). 9. SEXUAL DISORDERS: SEXUAL IDENTITY (TRANSEXUALISM), SEXUAL PERFORMANCE (IMPOTENCE, PREMATURE EJACULATION, FRIGIDITY), OR SEXUAL AIM (PEDOPHILIA, SADISM, MASOCHISM). 10. EATING DISORDERS: 11. SLEEP DISORDERS: 12. FACTITIOUS DISORDERS: INTENTIONALLY PRODUCED OR FEIGNED PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS. NOT MALINGERING. MUNCHAUSEN'S SYNDROME. 13. IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS: 14. ADJUSTMENT DISORDERS:
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