Healthy Minds psych

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Healthy Minds psych
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  1. 4 levels of explanation
    • Biological
    • Socio-cultural
    • Person
    • Basic Processes
  2. Define Prevalence
    % of population that will exhibit a disorder during a specific tume period
  3. Define Incidence
    % of new cases of a disorder rgar occur in a period of time
  4. Define Mental disorder
    behaving in a way that is causing significant harm/distress to themselves/others
  5. How to define abnormal behaviour
    (2 ways and definition)
    Deviation - when behaviours are distrubuted in a bell shape curve and behaviour lies at an extreme end

    Mandapative behaviour - something somebody does that affects their everyday behaviour, is a problem when it infers with social/occupational functioning
  6. Biological Risk factors:
    (3)
    • Disability
    • Psychiatric disorder
    • Substance abuse
  7. Socio-cultural Risk factors:
    (8)
    • Teen mum
    • Single parents
    • Family violence
    • Isolation
    • Large family
    • Neglect
    • Bullying
    • unemployment/job insecurity
  8. Basic Processes Risk factors:
    (4)
    • Insecure
    • Aggression
    • Negative thoughts
    • Poor social skills
  9. Person Risk factors:
    (3)
    • Low intelligence
    • Low self esteem
    • lack of empathy
  10. Biological protective factors:
    Free from disability
  11. Socio cultural protective factors
    (6)
    • Support services
    • ethnic pride
    • Stable family
    • Family morals
    • Relationships with adults as chidren
    • Supportive parents
  12. Basic process protective factors:
    (3)
    • Problem solving
    • optimism
    • empathy
  13. Person protective factors:
    (4)
    • Social skills
    • Positive
    • Morals
    • Success
  14. Define resilience
    When the presence of risk and protective factors appear to lead to a positive outcome
  15. define Overcoming the odds
    Positive outcome of situation despite high-risk status
  16. Define sustained competence under stress
    When an individual copes well despite being in an environment where stress and conflict are high
  17. Define recovery from trauma
    When someone functions well after severe trauma
  18. Coping strategies for everyday symptoms of depression/anxiety:
    (5)
    • Physical exercise
    • Nutrition
    • Structured daily activities
    • Education
    • Positive social environment
  19. Treatments for Mental illnesses:
    (8)
    • CBT
    • Assertiveness training
    • Systematic Desensitisation
    • ECT
    • Drug Treatment
    • Behaviour modification
    • Treatments for insomia
    • Stress managment
  20. Diagnostic labelling
    • Social and personal - people judge on account of disorder and behaviour it presents, self esteem can be damaged w/ negative connotations
    • Legal - can be involuntary committed to mental institutions - lose some civil rights and can e detained permanently

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