Lecture - 23 - May 27th

Lecture - 23 - May 27th - Chapter 14 PSYCHOLOGICAL...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 14 PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS DEFINING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 1. Deviant Being di f erent from most other people in ones culture. Assent - and you are sane - Demur - youre straightaway dangerous - And handled with a chain. Emily Dickinson How do we deFne a psychological disorder? 1. Deviant Being di f erent from most other people in ones culture. Joan of Arc Mentally ill? National heroine? DEFINING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS How do we deFne a psychological disorder? 2. Distress Experiencing pain, anxiety or su f ering. Depression Fear DEFINING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS How do we defne a psychological disorder? 3. Dysfunctional behavior Behavior that is harmful to oneself or to others. Cutting Ed Gein DEFINING PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS How do we deFne a psychological disorder? PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS THROUGH TIME Early Approaches Ancient peoples explained deviant behavior in terms of evil forces. Ancient treatments included trephination ( boring holes in skull ) , exorcism, being caged like animals, being beaten, burned, castrated, mutilated, or transfused with animals blood. possession by evil spirits trephination PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS THROUGH TIME Philippe Pinel 1745- 1826 Philippe Pinel - Towards More Human Treatment at Bicetre Hospital http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdxlFlAcJzw PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS THROUGH TIME 1745- 1826 Forbids the use of chains and shackles, removes patients from dungeons, provides them with sunny rooms, and allows them to exercise on the grounds. Leadership should be "thoughtful, philanthropic, courageous, physically imposing, and inventive in the development of maneuvers or tactics to distract, mollify, and impress" so that patients are "led most often with kindness, but always with...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Stuartantsis during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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