1) Generalized Anxiety Disorder
3) Panic Disorder
4) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
5) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
General free oating anxiety about everything
3.8% of the U.S. population exhibit
STAGES OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION FOR ELLS
NYS BILINGUAL COMMON CORE PROGRESSIONS
The New NYS Bilingual Progressions replace the former ESL Learning Standards
and follow the stages of language acquisition:
What is a learning disability?
Types of Learning Disabilities
A language and reading disability
Problems with arithmetic and math concepts
Typical peak at 3 years old only 28% display little or no aggression
Naturally selected trait that may be somewhat outdated
English philosophers considered the restraints of unsanctioned
aggression to be the only justification to intrud
What is Psychopathy?
A personality disorder in which an individual manifests immoral and antisocial behavior,
lack of ability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships, extreme
egocentricity (self-centeredness), failure to learn from experien
Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology
Abnormal psychology is a controversial and fascinating area of study. There
is no universally agreed upon denition of abnormal psychology; only
approximate denitions. Abnormal psychology, also called psychopa
What do we mean by mental disorder?
Who has a mental disorder?
People who want to cut off their arms and legs?
People who cant pay attention and concentrate?
Is the concept of Mental Disorder problematic?
I should like to make clear, therefo
Types of Therapists
Clinical psychologist: has doctoral degree in clinical psychology; provides
therapy for people with mental disorders
Counseling psychologist: has doctoral degree in psychological or educational
counseling; counsels people with milder
A. 2 or more of these criteria:
Grossly disorganized, or catatonic behavior
Negative symptoms (affective flattening, alogia, or avolition)
Only 1 criteria needed if: bizaare delusions, voice
The Biological Perspective
Wilhelm Griesinger (18171868) argued that abnormal behavior was
rooted in diseases of the brain.
Emil Kraepelin (18561926) likened mental disorders to physical
Griesinger and Kraepelin paved the way for the modern medi
Body Image &
Messages about Food
What messages have you received (from parents, peers, media, etc.) about food?
How are messages about food different for women and men?
Eating disorders have
increased threefold in the last