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Chapter 1  01/14/2014 Disability: when an individual becomes impaired in some important area of their life Psychiatrist can prescribe psychoactive medications Demonology: ancient belief that psychopathologies were caused by evil spirits Pinel called for moral treatment of mental patients in 1700s Dix played a major role in opening mental hospitals in the US Germ theory of disease was proposed by Pasteur Breuer developed the cathartic method Breuer and the Cathartic Method (17) General Paresis: deterioration in mental and physical health Mesmer practiced modern­day hypnosis Mesmer and Charcot (16) Malleus Maleficarum were reasons to guide witch hunts Psychiatric consultation is not a definition of abnormal behavior Dr. Ewen Cameron is known for his use of LSD and ECT as brain washers Canadian Perspectives (18­19) Clarence Hincks is the founder of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Findings in CIHI (2008):  Average length of stay for a psychiatric patient is down dramatically from 2006 The majority of hospital admissions for psychiatric problems were men  The most common disorders that lead to psychiatric admission was mood disorder Treatment and Prevention (25) The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) has been spearheading efforts to reach consensus on  which treatments are supported by enough controlled data to be regarded as an evidence based treatment Delivery of Psychotherapy (27) Community psychology places emphasis on prevention The Government of Canada established the Common on the Future of Health Care in Canada, and  appointed Roy Romanow as commissioner Romanow Report (30)  Chapter 3 01/14/2014 The DSM was published in 1952. Development of the WHO and DSM systems (84) The DSM­IV­TR was published in 2000.  There are 5 dimensions of classification in the DSM­IV diagnostic criteria The axis used to asses a person’s current level of adaptive functioning is V, when using the DSM­IV­TR Five Dimensions of Classification (85) Separation anxiety disorder is usually first diagnosed during the childhood years. Paraphilia, sexual dysfunctions and gender identity disorders are a principle subcategory of Sexual and 
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