Psychological Disorders

Psychological Disorders - 3 personal distress 4 symptoms...

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PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Definitions Mood disorders - mania and depression - causes Schizophrenia - symptoms - causes Copyright @2005 Robin Lea West Abnormal Behavior Definitions vary with culture and situation Behavior is labelled - Pinel - Szasz - Rosenhan Normal? Mad? Bad? NORMAL BAD MAD LABELLING self-destructive NORMAL troublesome sociopath BAD MAD road rage? “crazy” “criminal” Copyright @2005 Robin Lea West Abnormal Behavior Definitions vary with culture and situation Behavior is labelled: - Pinel - Szasz - Rosenhan Psychological disorders 1. deviance from normal 2. behavior that is dysfunctional, disruptive, out of control, irrational
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Unformatted text preview: 3. personal distress 4. symptoms from DSM IV manual Factors related to disorders 1. Cause -organic (physical) -psychological 2. Contributing factors -Stress -Heredity 3. Protective factors Factors related to disorders 3. Protective factors -Social support -Money -Coping skills [or good advice] -Relaxed personality -Defense mechanisms-blame others Psychological disorders Definitions: abnormal behavior/ psychological disorders Labelling issues Causes Contributing factors Protective factors Copyright @2005 Robin Lea West...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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