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ch14_Disorders - Psychological Disorders Psychology 1107...

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Psychological Disorders Psychology 1107
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Why study disorders? Disorders are pretty pervasive 400 million people worldwide Schizophrenia and depression are culture free Help us understand normal folks Maybe disordered have too much or too little of something They are sick, HELP THEM!
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What is a disorder To understand and study disorders we must first define what disordered means Atypical Disturbing Maladaptive Unjustifiable Varies culturally Varies temporally Harm is the key really
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Where do disorders come from? Evil! Remove blood, hair teeth, that ought to take care of it…. Drill a hole in the skull…. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) d are needed to see this
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Medical Perspective Pinel realized it wasn’t demons Stressors, inhumane treatment Syphilis Still a pretty popular idea Brain problems Schizophrenia and depression are treated with drugs
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Bio Psycho Social Perspective Interaction of nature and nurture
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PSY 110 taught by Professor Def during the Summer '11 term at Laurentian.

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