Chapter 13 & 14

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Psychological Disorders  & Treatment
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Psychological Disorders Psychological Disorder a “harmful dysfunction” in which behavior is  judged to be: deviant distressed dysfunctional
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Psychological Disorders Medical Model concept that diseases have physical causes can be diagnosed, treated, and in most  cases, cured 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
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Psychological Disorders Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective assumes that biological, sociocultural, and  psychological factors combine and interact  to produce psychological disorders
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Psychological Disorders
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Classifying Psychological Disorders DSM-IV American Psychiatric Association’s  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of  Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition) a widely used system for classifying  psychological disorders presently distributed as DSM-IV-TR  (text revision) RosendRosend
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Anxiety Disorders Anxiety Disorders   distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive  behaviors that reduce anxiety Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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Anxiety Disorders Panic Disorder marked by a minutes-long episode of intense  dread in which a person experiences terror  and accompanying chest pain, choking, or  other frightening sensation
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Anxiety Disorders Phobia persistent, irrational fear of a specific object  or situation
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Anxiety Disorders Common and uncommon fears
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