Chapters 8, 9, and 10: Mood Disorders & Suicide
What are mood disorders?
o Unipolar disorder- depression; depression without a history of mania
o Bipolar disorder- depression and manic; alternating or intermixed periods of mania and depress
1. The schools of thought, the types of therapies associated with them, and
the underlying associated theories. (Behaviorism, Psychodynamic,
Cognitive, Humanism, Biological)
2. Be familiar
Somatoform Disorders- suggests medical problems but no organic cause and not faking; mental illnesses that cause
bodily symptoms, including pain. The symptoms can't be traced back to any physical cause.
Substance Use- chapter 12
1. What is the synergistic effect and how could it affect someone?
-The term synergistic effect refers to an increased intensity caused by the combination of two substances on an organism.
For example, two medications taken toget
Chapter 6: Panic, Anxiety, & their disorders
Fear vs. anxiety?
Fear- emotional response to a known or definite threat
o Source of danger is obvious, right in front of you.
o Fight or flight response
Anxiety- the central nervous systems physiologic
Your client is a 25 year old woman named Helen. The university counselor wanted you to
evaluate her and to consult on her case. Helen is a third-year college student who has recently
begun to decline in her academic progress. Although she typically goes t
WWI Classification- US Navy
US Navys classification system:
o Insane, restraint
o Insane, other
DSM I (Diagnostic and statistical manual for mental disorders)
1949- ICD 6
1952- DCM I
106 mental di
Stress- a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
Eustress- positive stress from changes Ex: going back to school, having a baby, getting married,.