Psych 111 Chapter Fourteen

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  1. What is the term for any behavior or emotional state that causes distress or suffering, is maladaptive and disturbs relationships and the greater community?
    mental disorder
  2. What is the term for whether or not a person is in control of behavior and aware of the consequences of his/her actions?
    legal standards
  3. What is the standard reference book for all disorders?
    DSM 5
  4. What disorder of childhood is characterized by impairment in communication skills, impairment in social interactions, and repetitive behaviors?
    autism
  5. What disorder of childhood is characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and/or hyperactivity which is inappropriate for a child's particular developmental age?
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  6. What disorder of childhood is characterized by violation of social norms, physical aggression, cruelty to animals, and lacking remorse?
    conduct disorder
  7. What disorder of childhood is characterized by multiple motor and one or more vocal tics?
    Tourette's syndrome
  8. What anxiety disorder is characterized by continuous feelings of worry, anxiety, dread/foreboding, restlessness, and difficulty concentrating?
    generalized anxiety disorder
  9. What anxiety disorder is characterized by recurring attacks of intense fear accompanied by feelings of impending doom or death?
    panic disorder
  10. What anxiety disorder is characterized by an exaggerated fear of a specific situation, activity, or thing?
    fears and phobias
  11. What is the term for a recurrent, persistent, and unwished-for thought?
    obsession
  12. What is the term for a repetitive ritualized behavior over which people feel a lack of control?
    compulsion
  13. What mood disorder is characterized by sadness, lethargy, inactivity, and feelings of helplessness and hopelessness?
    depression
  14. What mood disorder is characterized by cycling through depression and mania?
    bi-polar disorder
  15. What mood disorder is characterized by abnormally high levels of energy, great/special plans, and impulsive behavior?
    mania
  16. What somatoform disorder is characterized by a history of diverse physical complaints which are psychological in origin?
    somatization disorder
  17. What somatoform disorder is characterized by excessive preoccupation with health concerns/worry about developing illnesses?
    hypochondriasis
  18. What somatoform disorder is characterized by a loss of physical function with no organic basis, usually a specific area or system affected?
    conversion disorder
  19. What is the term for rigid, maladaptive traits that cause great distress or lead to an inability to get along with others, or to function well in the world?
    personality disorders
  20. What are the three clusters of personality disorders?
    • odd/eccentric
    • dramatic/impulsive
    • anxious/fearful
  21. What odd/eccentric personality disorder is characterized by being suspicious, argumentative, and looking out for trickery?
    paranoid personality disorder
  22. What odd/eccentric personality disorder is characterized by having very few if any friends or family relationships, being a loner, and showing no warm or tender feelings to other people?
    schizoid personality disorder
  23. What odd/eccentric personality disorder is characterized by bizarre or odd patterns in behavior, odd beliefs or magical thinking that influences behavior?
    schizotypal
  24. What dramatic/impulsive personality disorder is characterized by liking to break rules, being deceitful, gladly taking advantage of people, and lacking remorse?
    antisocial personality disorder
  25. What dramatic/impulsive personality disorder is characterized by being manipulative, being sexually promiscuous, and having a stable pattern of unstable relationships?
    borderline personality disorder
  26. What dramatic/impulsive personality disorder is characterized by being overly dramatic, being an attention seeker, and being fake?
    histrionic personality disorder
  27. What dramatic/impulsive personality disorder is characterized by feelings of grandiosity, sense of privilege, feeling special, and expecting favors from others?
    narcissistic personality disorder
  28. What anxious/fearful personality disorder is characterized by being an extreme perfectionist, being preoccupied with details, and believing that rules are essential?
    obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
  29. What anxious/fearful personality disorder is characterized by being excessively sensitive to rejection, being fearful of humiliation or shame, and being socially withdrawn?
    avoidant personality disorder
  30. What anxious/fearful personality disorder is characterized by submissive and clinging behavior, excessive need to be taken care of, and difficulty making decisions on their own?
    dependent personality disorder
  31. What psychotic disorder is characterized by psychosis or condition involving distorted perceptions of reality and an inability to function in most aspects of life?
    schizophrenia
  32. What disorder is characterized by the splitting off of consciousness, behavior, and identity?
    dissociative disorders
  33. What is the term for the inability to remember important personal information, cannot be explained by ordinary forgetfulness?
    amnesia
  34. What is the term for when a person has no concept of self/can take on a whole new identity/life?
    fugue state
  35. What is the term for the appearance of two or more distinct identities within one person?
    dissociative identity disorder

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