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Psych Lecture This note is about Mental Disorders.

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1010
Professor
Myriam Mongrain
Semester
Winter

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Psych Lecture Tues Mar 2 20101 What is abnormal Criteria1 Distress is present person is suffering unhappy afraid2 Behaviour is maladaptive Impaired functioning Inability to meet responsibilities3 Socially Deviant Behaviour is unusual not normal Classification th DSMIV 4 p 580Why Classify Simplify and create order Research Plan treatment Criteria for AbnormalityFig 142 pg 608 Older DistinctionNeurotic vs Psychotic NeuroticDistressing problem but person is still coherent and can function socially once acute phase of disorder is treatedEg Most disorders discussed today PsychoticMore bizarre involving delusions or hallucinations Individual has impaired thought processes and cannot function socially Treatment is long term2 Anxiety Disorders AnxietyFear in situations that pose no objective threat3 components A CognitiveExtremechronic worry fear of harm B PhysiologicalMuscle tension increased heart rate and blood pressure C BehaviouralShaking jumpiness pacing avoidance
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