Psychological disorders are diagnosed when behavior is deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional
Contrast the medical model of psychological disorders with the biopsychosocial perspective on disordered behavior.
When physicians discovered that syphilis led to mental disorders, the medical model
Describe the goals and content of the DSM-IV-TR.
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Discuss the prevalence of psychological disorders, and summarize the findings on the link between poverty and serious psychological disorders.
Define anxiety disorder, and explain how this condition differs from normal feelings of stress, tension, or uneasiness.
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