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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 2AP3
Professor
Richard B Day
Semester
Fall

Description
Guest Speaker #2 – Depression (Carl) - DSM Label o Axis I: Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Social Phobia  Never had a problem with public speaking, can’t speak to people individually (situation dependent) o Axis II: Borderline Personality Disorder (difficulty with relationships, controlling emotions), Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder o Axis IV: Job stress; family stress o Axis V: 50 - Metalessons o Mental illness does not define a person o Diagnostic labels have flaws o People suffering w/ mental illness are not a distinct class of people o Many stereotypes of mental illness often do not include a true representation of what mental illness actually is - Childhood years o Difficult infant o Couldn’t fit in and adapt to stressors o Bullied a lot o Saw social worker (not a good fit between therapist and client) o Went to private psychologist (CBT) and psychiatrist (medication - Treatments and medications o Started at around age 14 -> parents worried about side effects o Prozac – around a year o Antipsychotics o Medication is best when combined with therapy, acts more like support for healing instead of the cause of healing o Had to leave Chedoke because he wasn’t classified as a child anymore Thought Evidence For Against o Against -> only describes surface features and not deep reasons o Evidence for -> basing judgments completely on emotion ( depression
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