Session 3 Psych 202 - Dr. Eric Shiraev Session 3 Materials....

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Dr. Eric Shiraev Session 3 Materials. Psychology 202 Diagnostic Criteria for Schizophrenia Hallucinations Bizarre and non-bizarre; auditory, visual, tactile, and olfactory. Delusions Bizarre and non-bizarre; paranoid, grandeur, reference, communication, etc. Disorganized Speech “Word salad” or lack of logic. Grossly Disorganized or Catatonic Behavior Ranges from agitation to catatonic immobility. Negative Symptoms Avolition (lack of will), Alogia (lack of speech), Anhedonia (lack of pleasure), and Flat Affect (poor emotional reactions). Schizophrenia: some definitions Hallucination: A perception (visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, or gustatory) experienced in the absence of an external signal. Such perceptions are accompanied with a compelling sense of their reality. Delusion: A false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence. Delusions are held by an individual with absolute conviction; the person does not change this belief despite the evidence to the contrary; most people consider such beliefs implausible, bizarre, or clearly untrue.
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Dr. Eric Shiraev Somatoform Disorders Hypochondriasis Persistent (6 months and more) preoccupation with fears of having a serious disease based on the person’s misinterpretation of the bodily symptoms. Somatization A multi-year history of many physical complains (starting before age 30) resulted in treatment being sought or significant impairment in many important areas of functioning. Conversion Disorder One or more symptoms or deficit affecting voluntary motor or sensory function that suggest a neurological or general medical condition. Factitious Disorder Intentional production or simulation of physical or psychological symptoms (external incentives for the condition are absent). Pain Disorder Pain in one or more anatomical sites; pain is of sufficient severity to warrant clinical attention. Dissociative Disorders Depersonalization Disorder Persistent or recurrent experiencing of feeling detached from, and as if one is an outside observer of or one’s mental processes or body (although reality testing remains intact). Dissociative Amnesia One or more episodes of inability to recall important personal information, usually of traumatic or stressful nature (the problem is too extensive to be explained by ordinary forgetfulness). Dissociative Fugue Sudden, unexpected travel away from home or one’s customary place of work, with inability to recall one’s past. Dissociative Identity Disorder The presence of two or more distinct identities or personality states; at least two of these identities or states recurrently take control over the person’s behavior.
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Dr. Eric Shiraev Tourette's Disorder Diagnostic criteria A. Both multiple motor and one or more vocal tics have been present at some time during the illness, although not necessarily concurrently. (A tic is a sudden, rapid, recurrent, non-rhythmic, stereotyped motor movement or vocalization.) B. The tics occur many times a day (usually in bouts) nearly every
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Session 3 Psych 202 - Dr. Eric Shiraev Session 3 Materials....

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