Adjustment & Impulse Control Disorders

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Adjustment & Impulse Control Disorders
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2010-01-26 03:27:54
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Adjustment and Impulse Control Disorders
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  1. The _______________ Disorders involve a maladaptive reaction to one or more psychological stressors that is in excess of what would be _____________ given the nature of the stressor(s).
    1. ADJUSTMENT

    2. EXPECTED
  2. In Adjustment Disorders, the onset of symptoms must be within ______ months of the stressor.
    THREE
  3. Ordinarily, Adjustment Disorder is diagnosed only if symptoms remit within_____ months but it can also be diagnosed when symptoms persist if the stressor or its consequence are chronic or enduring.
    SIX
  4. When the individual's reaction is to the death of a loved one and the response is within expectable limits, the appropriate diagnosis is _________.
    BEREAVEMENT
  5. The Impulse Control Disorders involve a failure to resist an impulse or temptation to perform an act that is _______________
    HARMFUL TO SELF OR OTHERS
  6. __________________ involves a failure to control aggressive impulses that results in severe assaultive acts or property damage, while _____________ is characterized by a recurrent failure to control an impulse to pull out one's hair, resulting in noticeable hair loss.
    1. INTERMITTENT EXPLOSIVE DISORDER

    2. TRICHOTILLOMANIA

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