chapter 14 and 15 study guide.docx - Abnormal behavior study peoples emotional cognitive and or behavioral problems abnormal behavior may be defined as

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Abnormal behavior study peoples emotional, cognitive, and or behavioral problems abnormal behavior may be defined as behavior that is disturbing distressing maladaptive or self defeating and often result of distorted thoughts. Medical model school of thought is mental disorders are believed to be the product of psychological factors. The medical model which is more wildly used by psychiatrists the psychologists treats mental disorders as physical diseases whereby medication is often used in treatment Prognosis vs. Diagnosis. People often confuse the terms prognosis and diagnosis. The difference between the two is that while a prognosis is a guess as to the outcome of treatment, a diagnosis is actually identifying the problem and giving it a name, such as depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Violation of Social Norms. Under this definition, a person's thinking or behavior is classified as abnormal if it violates the (unwritten) rules about what is expected or acceptable behavior in a particular social group. Their behavior may be incomprehensible to others or make others feel threatened or uncomfortable. Criteria for abnormal behavior Violation of Social Norms. Under this definition, a person's thinking or behavior is classified as abnormal if it violates the (unwritten) rules about what is expected or acceptable behavior in a particular social group. Their behavior may be incomprehensible to others or make others feel threatened or uncomfortable. Deviance behavior is any behavior that is contrary to the dominant norms of society. ... This means that psychologists believe that individual human beings are solely responsible for their criminal or deviant acts. Second, an individual's personality is the major motivational element that drives behavior within individuals + Maladaptive behavior is behavior that prevents you from making adjustments that are in your own best interest. Personal distress is an aversive, self-focused emotional reaction (e.g., anxiety, worry, discomfort) to the apprehension or comprehension of another's emotional state or condition. DSM-5 The DSM-5 method for diagnosing personality disorders is called a categorical approach. However, an alternative method, called the dimensional approach, is also presented in DSM-5 for consideration and future research. Personal anxiety disorder Feeling restless, wound-up, or on-edge. Being easily fatigued. Having difficulty concentrating; mind going blank. Being irritable. Having muscle tension . Difficulty controlling feelings of worry. Phobia
sweating. trembling. hot flushes or chills. shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. a choking sensation. rapid heartbeat (tachycardia) pain or tightness in the chest. a sensation of butterflies in the stomach.

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