SOCA01H3 Lecture Notes - Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Mental Disorder, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

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Alcoholics are put in detox centers j detoxification is to get the alcohol out of your system j alcohol stays in your system for nearly 24 hours j marijuana stays in your system 6 months. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (dsm) J used by psychiatrists j so until 1974 the dsm defined homosexuality as a disorder. Neuroses a relatively mild personality disorder typified by excessive anxiety or indecision and a degree of social or interpersonal maladjustment. Post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) a clinically recognized condition that results from extended exposure to extremes of social and/or interpersonal trauma, Self-defeating personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of self-defeating behavior, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. The person may often avoid or undermine pleasurable experiences, be drawn to situations or relationships in which he or she will suffer. Insanity relatively permanent disorder of the mind; state or condition of being insane.

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