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    Eating Disorders

    Definition:

    - Anorexia Nervosa - Bulimia Nervosa - Binge Eating Disorder

    • Chapter 10: Eating Disorders
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    • Vocabulary for Chapter 10: Eating Disorders. Find, create, and access Abnormal Psychology, Bulimia nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Psychosis

    Definition:

    - A “psychotic” disorder (vs. “neurotic”: anxiety) - Breaks from / distortions of reality and meaning - Major disturbances (breaks) in: - Cognition (thought) - Emotion (feeling) - Behavior (action) - Interpersonal relationships, other areas…

    • Chapter 12: Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
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    Biological sex

    Definition:

    - Male, female - Defined in 5 ways: > Genitals > Gonads > Sex chromosomes > Hormones > Secondary sex characteristics

    • Chapter 11: Disorders Related to Sex and Gender
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    • Vocabulary for Chapter 11: Disorders Related to Sex and Gender. Find, create, and access Abnormal Psychology flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Personality Disorder (general) Criteria

    Definition:

    *In personality disorders, the symptom is with the person, not contingent to any external things* - Diagnosed Over 18 y.o. (by convention but not technically in DSM) - Longstanding, pervasive, inflexible, distressing patterns in relation to environment over time and context (usually distressing to others) - At least two problem areas: > Cognition > Affectivity > Interpersonal dynamics > Impulse control - Not better accounted for by something else

    • Chapter 13: Personality Disorders
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