Abnormal Psych Test #2 Study GuideChapters 4 & 5
Neurosis: Mild/moderate psychological disorders.
o Not out of touch with reality
Psychosis: Severe psychological disorders.
o Out of touch with reality (ex: Thinking youre Jesus Christ; thinking that aliens
Abnormal Psych Test 1 Study GuideChapters 1, 2, & 3
Psychological Disorder: A pattern of deviant behavior that is associated with distress, dysfunction, and danger.
Humors: The 4 fluids in our body that need to be balanced for us to be healthy. They are p
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Mood Disorders: Psychological disorders characterized by a disturbance in mood.
o Unipolar mood disorder (Depressive Disorders): Characterized by depression (depressed mood
or loss of interest or pleasure in nearly all ac
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Personality Disorder: Disorder that involves excessively rigid, enduring, and maladaptive
ways of relating to others and adjusting to external demands (stress).
o Manifested in areas of:
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Psychotherapy: Systematic, verbal interaction between a client and therapist (derived
from a psychological theory) that helps to bring changes to a persons behaviors,
thoughts, and feelings.
- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy