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PSY240H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Prazosin, Panic Disorder, Cognitive Restructuring


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY240H5
Professor
Norman Farb
Lecture
1

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Personality and Health (continued)
Type A and Type B Patterns
Psychological disorders related to stress: DSM-5 Categories
G 00 Reactive Attachment Disorder
G 01 Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder
G 02 Acute Stress Disorder
G 03 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
G 04 Adjustment Disorders
G 05 Trauma- or Stressor- Related Disorder Not Elsewhere Classified
Adjustment disorders
The development of emotional or behavioral symptoms in response to an
identifiable stressor(s) occurring within three months the stress.
Bereavement Subtype, 12 months of symptoms (or 6 months for children) are
required after the death of a close family member or close friend.
Clinically significant, as verified by one or both of the following:
o Marked distress that is in excess out of proportion taking into account
the external context and the cultural factors that might influence symptom.
o Significant impairment in social, occupation
o Does not meet the criteria for another mental disorder and is not merely
an exacerbation of a pre-existing mental disorder.
o Once the stressor, or its consequences, has terminated, the symptoms do
not persist for more than an additional 6 months. (Note: This does not
apply to the Related to Bereavement Subtype.)
Acute stress disorder
A. Exposure to actual or threatened: a) death, b.) Serious injury, c.) Sexual violation,
in one or more of the following ways:
B. Presence of nine (or more) of the following symptoms in any of the four
categories of intrusion, dissociation, avoidance, and arousal, beginning or
worsening after the traumatic events occurred:
Intrusion Symptoms
Dissociative Symptoms
Avoidance Symptoms
Arousal Symptoms
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C. Duration of the disturbance is 3 days to 1 month after trauma exposure. (Note:
Symptoms typically begin immediately after the trauma, but persistence of at least
3 days and up to a month is needed to meet disorder criteria)
D. The disturbance causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social,
occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
E. The disturbance is not attributable to the direct physiological effects of a
substance (e.g., medication or alcohol) or another medical condition (e.g., mild
traumatic brain injury), and the symptoms are not better accounted for by those of
Brief Psychotic Disorder.
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
A. The person was exposed to one or more of the following event(s): death or
threatened death, actual or threatened serious injury, or actual or threatened sexual
violation, in one or more of the following ways:
B. Intrusion symptoms that are associated with the traumatic event(s)
C. Persistent avoidance of stimuli associated with the traumatic event(s)
D. Negative alterations in cognitions and mood that are associated with the
traumatic event(s
E. Alterations in arousal and reactivity that are associated with the traumatic
event(s)
F. Duration of the disturbance (symptoms in Criteria B, C, D and E) is more than
one month.
G. The disturbance causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social,
occupational, or other important areas of functioning.
H. The disturbance is not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g.,
medication or alcohol) or a general medical condition (e.g., traumatic brain injury,
coma).
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