Class Notes (839,313)
Canada (511,260)
Psychology (3,528)
PSY100H1 (1,637)


2 Pages

Course Code
David Perley

This preview shows 80% of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
Bipolar Disorder: - Characterized by alternating periods of depression and mania - Manic Episodes - Elevated mood, increased activity, diminished need for sleep, grandiose ideas, racing thoughts, and extreme distractibility - Excessive involvement in pleasurable but foolish activity - Hypomanic episodes - less extreme, less disruptive Mood Disorders: - Cognitive factors: the "cognitive triad", learned helplessness model - Situational Factors: life stressors, particular interpersonal loss; protective quality of close relationships - Biological Factors: genetics, monoamine deficiency (neurotransmitters that regulate emotion and arousal and motive behaviour), biological rythms Schizophrenia - A mental disorder characterized by alterations in perceptions, emotions, thoughts, or consciousness - Different Subtypes: - Paranoid Type - Disorganized Type - Catatonic Type - Undifferentiated Type - Residual Type - Positive Symptoms: Excesses in behaviour (Not happy) - Delusions: False personal beliefs based on incorrect inferences about reality - Persistence in beliefs despite clear evidence to the contrary - Hallucinations: False sensory experiences (can involve any of the senses) that are experienced without an external sources - Loosening of Associations: Speech patterns in which thoughts are organized or meaningless - Disorganized Behaviour: Acting in strange or unusual ways, including strange movement of limbs, bizarre speech, and inappropriate self-care, such as failing to bathe, etc. - Negative Symptoms: Deficit in functioning includes behaviours such as: - Apathy - Blunted emotion - Slowed, monotonous speech - Slowed movement - Negative symptoms are much more difficult to treat than positive symptoms: different causes - Genetic Component to it - Environmental Stress - Is primary a brain disorder - Enlarged ventricles Personality Disorders: - Characterized by interacting with the world in maladaptive and inflexible ways, over a long period of time, resulting in social/wor
More Less
Unlock Document

Only 80% of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.