PSYC 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Dissociative Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder

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Week 21: clinical psychology: harmful dysfunction: when there is a persistent disturbance or dysfunction on behaviour, sensation, perception, thoughts or emotions that causes significant distress or impairment, criteria for a mental disorder, subjective distress. Impaired functioning: you don"t always need to feel distressed to have a mental disorder (personality disorders don"t always report distress, whether it is an adaptive response to the environment (context, risk factors, biological, psychological, socio-cultural. Has five axis: two other common classification systems: the international classification of diseases and related health problems (icd), developed by the world health organization, chinese classification of mental disorders (ccmd), published by the chinese society of. Specific phobia: generalized anxiety disorder (gad): excessive, uncontrollable worrying about everyday events. Symptoms include restlessness, muscle tension, difficulty sleeping: obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd), obsessions: recurrent, unwanted thoughts or images that the individual recognizes as irrational, compulsions: repetitive behaviours or specific mental acts.

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