1.) What do the letters DSM stand for?
DSM is Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel that is used to diagnose mental disorders. It has 5
axis. Axis 1 is for clinical disorders such as anxiety or schizophrenia. Axis 2
1.) How do we determine abnormal behavior?
Abnormal behavior is determined by distress (prolonged abnormal emotional reactions like
rapid breathing and stress), deviance (behavior that is different from then nor
1.) What is the difference between suicide and suicidal ideation?
Suicide is the intentional act of taking one's own life, while suicide ideation is just a thought
about suicide and not a plan.
2.) Please give 4 reas
1.) What are phobias? What are their causes, and how are they treated?
Phobias are irrational fears of specific objects or situations. It can be caused through traumatic
events, biologically (amygdala which can make