Psychological Disorders for posting

Psychological Disorders for posting - Psychological...

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Psychological Disorder The presence of a constellation of symptoms that create significant distress; impair work, school, family, relationships, or daily living; or lead to significant risk or harm n Symptoms n Cognitive n Emotional n Behavioral
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Defining Abnormality n Distress n Impairment n Danger n Cultural and social influences
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Explaining Abnormality n The Brain n Genes n Neurotransmitters n Brain Structure and Function n Diathesis (of the Diathesis-Stress Model)
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Explaining Abnormality n The Person n Classical and Operant Conditioning n Cognitive Biases n Emotions
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Explaining Abnormality n The Group n Culture  Conception of Disorders n Social labeling creates disorders? n Social factors can lead to diagnostic bias
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Labels and Abnormality n Rosenhan: “On being sane in insane places” n 8 pseudopatients claimed to hear voices n Admitted to psychiatric hospitals n Stopped reporting symptoms n Normal behaviors were interpreted as pathological n Doctors rarely responded to questions n Many real patients were not fooled
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