Module 49-50

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Module 49-50
2011-09-24 15:51:46

Dissociative and Personality Disorders & Mood Disorders
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  1. Conscious awareness becomes separated from previous memories, thoughts and feelings is what type of disorder?
    Dissociative Disorder
  2. The disorder formely known as multiple personality disorder is
    Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  3. What types of disorders are characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning, usually without anxiety, depression or delusions are
    Personality disorders
  4. A person who exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing even toward friends and family has what type of disorder?
    Anti-Social Personality disorder
  5. People with Anti-Social Personality showed a decreased activity in what part of their brain?
    Frontal lobe
  6. What are the three different mood disorders?
    • 1. Major Depressive Disorder
    • 2. Bipolar Disorder
    • 3. Dysthymia
  7. What is considered to be the "common cold" of mood disorders?
    Major Depressive Disorder
  8. How long do depression symptoms have to be present for in order for it to be classified as Major Depressive Disorder?
    Two weeks or more
  9. Dysthymic Disorder is characterized by...
    daily depression lasting two years or more. Lies between blue mood and major depressive disorder
  10. Bipolar disorder alternates between what two states?
    depression and mania
  11. What 4 famous writers, poets & composers suffered from bipolar disorder?
    Whitman, Wolf, Hemingway & Clemens
  12. Which gender world wide is more susceptible to depression?
  13. The biological perspective for mood disorders states that
    mood disorders run in the family
  14. A reduction in what two neurotransmitters are linked with depression?
    Norepinephrine & Serotonin
  15. The social cognitive perspective suggests that depression arises partly from what two things?
    self-defeating beliefs & negative explanatory styles