What are psychological disorders
Diagnosing and classifying disorders.
Perspectives on Psychological Disorders
Disorders
Disorders Continued
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Definition

condition characterized by abnormal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. 

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Diagnosis

identifying and labeling a set of defined symptoms. 

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Supernatural Perspective

attributed to a force beyond scientific understanding. 

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Anxiety disorders

persistent fear and disturbances in behavior. Considerable distress. 

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Dissociative Amnesia

unable to recall important personal information following an extreme experience. 

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Atypical feelings

Feeling depressed to the point of losing sleep, not eating, and feeling worthless.

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5

categories of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and diss-associative disorders. Each disorder is described in detail. 

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Biological Perspective

Linked to genetic factors, chemical imbalances, and brain abnormalities. 

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Phobia

Fear and can be specific towards an object or situation causing severe distress and anxiety. Such as animals, flying, or tight spaces.

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Depersonalization Disorder

detachment from ones self and believing they don't have their own thoughts. 

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Harmful dysfunction

Defined by wakefield. Internal mechanisms enable us to experience the world as others do.

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First Edition DSM

Published in 1952. classified disorders and was created by the U.S Army. 

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Diathesis-Stress Model

integrates both biological and psychosocial factors to predict the likelihood of a disorder. 

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD

thoughts and urges that need to engage in repetitive behaviors or mental acts like tapping your foot three times.

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ADHD Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

constant pattern of inattention and has impulsive behavior that interferes with normal functions. 

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Psychological disorders consist of

disturbances in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

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Comorbidity

co-occurrence of two disorders. 

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Risk of developing schizophrenia 

Shared through genes. 50% chance if you are parents, siblings, or children.

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Hoarding Disorder

cannot bear to part with personal possessions. 

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Borderline Personality Disorder

instability in personal relationships, self image, and mood. Cannot stand the thought of being alone. 

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Extreme psychological disorders include

disturbances lead to distress or disability in ones life. 

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ICD Internal Classification of Diseases

used to examine the general health of populations and measure the prominence of diseases internationally. 

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Developing a disorder.

Comes from a delicate fusion between biological and psychosocial factors. 

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

Can happen to anyone who has experiences psychological trauma. 

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Antisocial Personality disorder

Has no interest at all for other peoples rights or feelings. 

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