Critical Perspectives & DSM Over Time
Monday, September 12, 2016
"Is the rest of the world 'Crazy Like Us?'"
Cultures have the capacity to incorporate what we perceive as mental illness into
a cultural narrative which benefits the afflicted indivi
Trauma & Stressor Related Disorders
Monday, October 10, 2016
CBT can be used across various disorders however, CBT is tailored to each disorder. Always specify
WHICH TYPE IS GOING TO BE USED
Some disorders have approaches that are different but ef
DSM Code Disorder
More prevalent in women than men.
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
Average age onset is 20. Often follows a
Disruptive Mood Dysregulation
"It is your personal. ethical responsibility to aduovocate for your clients."
Monday, August 29, 2016
Treatment models are not exactly relevant in all areas; DSM was often designed for
White, moderate, middle-class Europeans.
1. The man in the video for paranoid personality disorder seemed repentant at
the end of the video. Do you think he stayed that way or do you think his
paranoia might eventually return? What is your rationale?
I think he was repentant for that moment how
Substance Abuse Disorders
Monday, October 24, 2016
Substance Dependence vs. Substance Abuse
One has a biological component, the other is inclusive of a habit of abuse without physiological
Process Additions: to activities or processes
Bipolar & Related Disorders
Monday, September 19, 2016
Do not have to have 1 depressive episode with 1 manic; manic is enough to fulfill the
When in counseling, use psychotherapy first before present
Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
Monday, November 7, 2016
Keep in mind hallucinations may be related to a religious or cultural background
Schizophrenia has 5 key features: