Classifications of Major Disorders

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Classifications of Major Disorders Mood Disorder: Disturbances in affect (emotions or moods), like depression or mania Anxiety Disorder: Disruptive feelings of fear, apprehension, anxiety, or behavior distortions that are anxiety-related Somatoform Disorders: Physical symptoms that mimic disease or injury for which there is no identifiable cause Classifications of Major Disorders (Continued) Dissociative Disorder: Temporary amnesia, multiple identity, or depersonalization (like being in a dream world, feeling like a robot, feeling like you are outside of your
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Unformatted text preview: body) Personality Disorder: Deeply ingrained, unhealthy, maladaptive personality patterns Classifications of Major Disorders (Continued) Sexual and Gender Identity Disorder: Problems with sexual identity, deviant sexual behavior, or sexual adjustment Substance Related Disorders: Abuse or dependence on a mind or mood-altering drug, like alcohol or cocaine Person cannot stop using the substance and may suffer withdrawal symptoms if they do...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.

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