PSYC 3140 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Anna Freud, Moral Treatment, Carl Jung

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Chapter 1: abnormal behavior history (*no dates, no names, bolded/italics words, ex: not dorothy, but mental hygiene movement) Textbook de nition: it is a psychological dysfunction within an individual associated with distress or impairment in functioning and a response that is not typical or culturally expected. 1. statistical rarity: behavior that occurs infrequent in a population - not always: einstein/ Ohayon study = 13% current mood/anxiety vs. statistical rarity which is about 2. 15%) 2. distress: personal suffering (not always: ex; manic episodes are actually euphoric) 4. deviance: violation of cultural norms (sexual orientation changed from disorder adjusting to the changing culture/context of the time - changed rst in dsm 4) 5. danger: to self or others (2-4 x more likely to be a victim vs violator) Individual control: criteria, outside of ones control or desire = harmful dysfunction. Phobia: persistent fear of object/situation (ex: jody, blood-inj. -inj. phobia, fainting)

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