abnormal psychology

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  1. Two ways to deviate from cultural norms
    • 1. Qualitatively 
    • 2. Quantitatively
  2. the four d's
    • 1. dangerousness 
    • 2. dysfunction 
    • 3. Distress 
    • 4. deviance
  3. Personal Distress
    psychological or physical pain
  4. Physical=
    psychosomatic
  5. Five different modules
    • 1. Medical Model 
    • 2. Psychodynamic Model
    • 3. Behavioral Model 
    • 4. Cognitive Model 
    • 5. Multipath Model
  6. insanity
    Insanity means is that at the time of the actions/crime in question the person was not in control of themselves
  7. If you are found “Insane” you can still be found Guilty and sent to a mental institution
  8. Class of disorders 
    1. 
    2. 
    3.
    4.
    5.
    • 1. Anxiety disorders 
    • 2. Dissociative disorders 
    • 3. Mood disorders 
    • 4. Schizophrenia 
    • 5. Personality disorders
  9. Signs of anxiety 
    5 signs
    Most common form of mental illness
    • Tires easily 
    • Feels restless, edgy, keyed up, 
    • Trouble sleeping 
    • Increased muscle tension 
    • trouble concentrating
  10. PTSD 
    five signs
    • 1. Haunting memories (waking flashbacks)
    • 2. Nightmares
    • 3. Social withdrawal
    • 4. Jumpy anxiety
    • 5. Sleep problems
  11. Causes of PTSD
    Biological disorders

    • Neurotransmitters
    • Brain dysfunction

    • Learned Behaviors
    • Thought Disorders
  12. Mood disorder
    A set of disorders marked by periods of extreme depression or elation unrelated to current life
  13. Major Depression
    • Mood 
    • interests 
    • Eating and weight 
    • sleep 
    • motor activity
  14. Bipolar Disorder
    Periods of Major Depression followed by at least one period of Major Mania
  15. signs of bipolar
    • Grandiosity or exaggerated self-esteem
    • -Reduced need for sleep
    • -Increased talkativeness
    • -Flight of ideas or racing thoughts
    • -Easy distractibility
    • -Psychomotor agitation or increased goal-directed activity (social, sexual, work or
  16. Schizophrenia 
    Positive symptoms 
    4 symptoms
    • 1. Persecutory
    • 2. Referential
    • 3. Granduer 
    • 4. Capgra's syndrome
  17. Negative symptoms 
    3 symptoms
    • 1. Alogia
    • 2. Avolition 
    • 3. Anhedonia
  18. Alogia
    Poverty of speech. The person has little to say and is not able to expand on their statements.
  19. Avolition
    The person is unable to begin or stay with goal-directed activities. They may sit in one location for long periods of time or show little interest in joining group activities.
  20. Anhedonia
    Loss of one's capacity for enjoyment or pleasure.

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