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Introduction to Psychology Lecture 17 (PSYCH1010 including short answer hint for Test 4))

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PSYC 1010
Rebecca Jubis

PSYCH1010 Lecture 17 312012 115200 AM Neurotic DisordersA Anxiety DisordersGeneral Anxiety DisorderPhobic DisorderPanic Disorder and AgorophobiaObsessiveCompulsive Disorder OCD o Note There is also ObsessiveCompulsivePostTraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD varies from mild to severe Traumatized by a bad event that they may reexperience through flashbacks nightmares They experience anxiety anger and guiltMay be a short answer question B Somatisform DisordersFalls somewhere between psychmedical disorders and refer to physical symptoms that have no physiological basisNot to be confused with PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDERS disorders that have a real physiological problem worsened with stress ie asthma allergies low blood pressureA Conversion Disorder hysteria B Hypochondriosis hypochondria minor physical ailmentssymptoms are misinterpreted as a major illness Resistant to psychological treatmentC Dissociative DisordersDissociative amnesia or dissociative fugue forget who you are or where you liveDissociative Identity Disorder Multiple Personality Disorder take on several different personalities and even accents They are unaware of the other personalities It is as if multiple people are in them They only recognize memory lapses They usually have gone through some type of trauma and may be used as an attempt to avoid it by being a different person Tends to be undiagnosed or unrecognized
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