February 2, 2012
CASE 11: SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION: MALE ERECTILE DISORDERWALTER
Define sexual dysfunctions.
Sexual dysfunctions are disorders in which persons are persistently unable to perform
normally in some areas of the human sexual respo
March 16, 2012
CASE 13: BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDERKAREN s
What led to Karens admission to West Raymond Medical Center?
What let to Karens admission to West Raymond Medical Center was her taking an overdose of sedatives
CASE 8: PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION FOR A MEDICAL PROBLEM: CANCER TREATMENT
FOR A CHILDVICTOR
1. Why did Victor need a psychological intervention in dealing with his medical condition?
Victor needed psychological intervention in dealing with his medical co
CASE 1: POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDERSOFIA
What event precipitated Sofias PTSD?
One day while on the subway going home, the train crashed into a stationary
train on the rails. Sophia awoke in a pile of people, who had also bee
November 4th, 2011
CASE 4: MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDERCARLOS
For individuals with depression, what are the first signs that indicate they might be depressed?
First signs of depression are having depressed moods, losing or gaining a lot of
CASE 5: BIPOLAR DISORDERGINA
What event prompted Ginas first symptoms of bipolar disorder?
Gina got involved in her schools play production. She became too involved and absorbed into her work, her
peers started to distance t
April 3, 2012
CASE 16: ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)BILLY
When did Billys parents begin to suspect that Billys dynamo personality might be a behavioral
Billys parents began to suspect that Billys personally wa
CASE 15: AUTISMADAM
1. List two statistics from the case study regarding the diagnosis of autism.
Two statistics from the case study regarding the diagnosis of autism is that is (1) affects 5
of every 10,000 children and (2) about half of all people diagn
CASE 9: BULIMIA NERVOSARITA
What was the concern that Rita had, along with many others who suffer from bulimia
Rita, like many others who suffer from bulimia nervosa are concerned with not pleasing
others, being attracti
February 21, 2012
CASE 10: ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE & MARITAL DISTRESSKIRK
What are the statistics for American high school students and their
consumption of alcohol?
Half of all American high school seniors drink alcohol each month, most of