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Psychological Disorders Chapter 15
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Today’s Agenda Today’s Agenda Written Quiz Abnormal Behavior Anxiety Disorders Mood Disorders Eating Disorders Group Work Time
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Abnormal Behavior Abnormal Behavior What is abnormal behavior? Formulate the criteria you think should be used to  diagnose abnormal behavior. Be prepared to share your criteria and /or  definition with the class!
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Abnormal Behavior Abnormal Behavior Medical Model Applied to Abnormal Behavior Diagnosis Etiology Prognosis Criteria for Diagnosis of Abnormal Behavior: Deviance Maladaptive behavior Personal distress
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Figure 15.2 Figure 15.2
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Psychodiagnosis:  The Classification of Disorders The American Psychological Association (A.P.A.)  uses the  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual The DSM has five “axes” or components: 1. Axis I:  Clinical Syndromes 2. Axis II:  Personality disorders 3. Axis III:  General Physical disorders 4. Axis IV:  Stress level 5. Axis V:  Level of Adaptive Functioning Abnormal Behavior Abnormal Behavior
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Figure 15.4.  Lifetime prevalence of psychological disorders.  The estimated percentage of people who have, at any  time in their life, suffered from one of four types of psychological disorders or from a disorder of any kind (top bar) is  shown here. Prevalence estimates vary somewhat from one study to the next, depending on the exact methods used in  sampling and assessment. The estimates shown here are based on pooling data from Wave 1 and 2 of the  Epidemiological Catchment Area studies and the National Comorbidity Study, as summarized by Regier and Burke  (2000) and Dew, Bromet, and Switzer (2000).  These studies, which collectively evaluated over 28,000 subjects,  provide the best data to date on the prevalence of mental illness in the United States.
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Abnormal Behavior Abnormal Behavior What are the benefits and drawbacks to  “labeling” people with psychological  disorders?
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Anxiety Disorders Anxiety Disorders CNN Health News http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2008/07/15/hf.battling.anxiety.
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