12/2 - 12/2 1. Personality Disorders a. Antisocial...

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12/2 1. Personality Disorders a. Antisocial Personality i. Extremes in terms of social misbehavior without any guilt ii. Egocentric iii. Exercise extremely poor judgments b. Sexual deviance i. If it is compulsive, guilt or cause great discomfort to another individual 2. Organic based disorders a. Psychological disorders can be traced to a physiological/biological base b. Melancholia i. Extreme Depression 1. Caused during Menopause a. Lose sexual desire b. Feel they lose their womanhood c. Premenstrual syndrome i. PMS ii. Estrogen d. Stroke related Disorder e. Senile psychoses i. Harding of the arteries ii. Not as much oxygen getting to the central nervous system 1. Turns them into child like state f. Alzheimer i. Loss of memory ii. Caused by the degeneration of the hippocampus 1. Loss of brain cells iii. Acetylcholine 1. Production of this decreases g. Venereal Disease i. General Paralysis ii. Stems form syphilis h. Alcoholism i. Similar to senile psychosis ii. Hallucinations iii. Denial of a problem
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Savare during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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12/2 - 12/2 1. Personality Disorders a. Antisocial...

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