PSYC100 Lecture 1: Mental Disorders- Anxiety and Mood

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC100
Professor
Medina Ph D, Jared Kuhlman, David M
Semester
Spring

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5117 Mental Disorders: Anxiety and Mood What counts as a psychological disorder o Generally the behaviorthinking must be Deviant Compared to the cultural norms of acceptable behavior Distressing Causing destress or threats to oneself or others Dysfunctional Interfering with the individual ability to respond appropriately in different situations and in social relationships th DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5 Edition) o What is it? A categorization of mental disorders organized in order of developmental appearance o Who wrote it Hundreds of people over 12 years, underwent public, professional and peer review. o Why do we needwrite it It delineates and names a wide range of disorders so that clinicians and researches are speaking the same language
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