Genetic higher predisposition gives you higher risk

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Unformatted text preview: e event ex. fail test: stable: i will fail the next tes global: i will fail all my tests in all my courses internal: I am stupid lower levels of these cause depression !  Genetic -higher predisposition gives you higher risk Positive event ex A+ on test: unstable: I wont do well on next tes specific: only did well b/c the material was interesting external: only due b/c prof put easy questions on it Dissociative Disorders !  Dissociation: a disruption in the usually integrated functions of consciousness, memory, identity, and perception 1.  Dissociative Amnesia 2.  Dissociative Fugue 3.  Dissociative Identity Disorder Dissociative Disorders !  Dissociative Amnesia !  One or more episodes of inability to recall important personal information; usually traumatic in nature; not explained by ordinary forgetfulness -person can't remember what they did yesterday !  Does not happen during the course of another psychological disorder (e.g., PTSD), and is not due to a general medical condition (e.g., brain injury) !  As always, clinically significant distress/impairment! Dissociative Disorders !  Dissociative Fugue !  Sudden, unexpected travel away from home or work with inability to recall one’s past !  Confusion about personal identity or assumption of a new identity (partial or complete) Dissociative Disorders !  Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) !  Presence of two distinct identities or personality states; each with its own pattern of perceiving, relating to, and thinking about the environment/the self -main personality with alter identities !  At least two identities/personality states recurrently take control of behaviour !  Inability to recall important personal information that’s too extensive to be ordinary forgetfulness -information not shared b/w different identities !  Formerly multiple personality disorder – why the switch? -personalities in DID not full personalities -identity states in DID seems to be uni-identitiy -DID involves sub personaltities Dissociative Disorders !...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Queens University.

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