Abnormal Psychology Study Guide 3

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Dissociative Disorder
 

A disorder characterized by disruption, or dissociation, of identity, memory, or consciousnes.

Types: ...

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Dissociative Amnesia
 

A dissociative disorder in which a person experiences memory loss without any identifiable...

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Localized Amnesia
 

Under Dissociative Amnesia

Most cases or more common

In which evebts occuring...

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Generalized Amnesia
 

Under Dissociative Amnesia

A person forgets his/her entire life - who they do, where...

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Continuous Amnesia
 

Under Dissociative Amnesia

A person forgets everything that occurred from a particular...

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Dissociative Fugue
 

A Dissociative Disorder

In which one suddenly flee's from one's life situation, travels...

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Depersonalization Disorder
 

Characterized by persistent or recurrent episodes of depersonalization.

Feelings...

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Somatoform Disorder
 

Disorder characterized by complaints of physical problems or symptoms that cannot be explained...

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Malingering
 

A purposeful fabrication of symptoms for obvious gain (such as avoiding work).

Faking...

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Munchausen Syndrome
 

A type of factitious disorder characterized by the fabrication of medical symptoms.

Can...

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Munchausen by proxy
 

A form of child abuse in which a parent induces real or apparent symptoms of a disease in...

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Conversion Disorder
 

A Somatoform disorder.

Characterized by loss of impairment of physical function in...

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Hypochondriasis
 

A somatoform disorder characterized by misinterpretation of physical symptoms as signs of...

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
 

A somatoform disorder characterized by preoccupation with an imagined or exaggerated physical...

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Koro Syndrome
 

A culture-based disorder, found primarily in China.

People fear that their genitals...

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Dhat Syndrome
 
A culture-based disorder, found primarily among Asian Indian males, characterized by excessive...
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Major Depression Disorder
 

A severe mood disorder characterized by major depressive episodes.

Features:

1. ...

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Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD)
 

Affect = emotions or emotional state.

Not in the DSM-IV TR

Mood based on weather...

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Postpartum Depression (PPD)
 

Not in the DSM-IV TR

Persistent and severe mood changes that occur after childbirth.

Problem...

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Dysthymic Disorder
 

Mild but chronic type of depression.

Symptoms not a severe (appear as whiners)

**Continue...

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Bipolar Disorder
 

A Major Depression disoder.

A psychological disorder characterized by mood swings...

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Manic Episode
 

A state of unusual elation, energy, and anxiety.

Extreme restlessness, activity.

Disorganized...

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Learned Helplessness
 

A behavior pattern characterized by passivity and perceptions of lack of control.

Even...

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Rational Suicide
 

When a person rationalizes that suicide is the best alternative to living with a terminal...

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Substance Induced Disorders
 

Disorders such as intoxication, that can be induced by using psychoactive substances. ...

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Substance Use Disorders
 
Are patterns of continual use of substances despite the negative consequences.  Includes...
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Abuse
 
The continued use of a psychoactive drug despite the knowledge that it is causing social, occupational,...
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Depressants
 

Sometimes called "downers." Psychoactive substances that decrease activity to the CNS and...

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Stimulants
 

Sometimes called "uppers."

Psychoactive substances that increase activity to the CNS...

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Hallucinogens
 

Psychodelic drugs or substances that cause a person to hallucinate with an euphoric effect. ...

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Pain Killers
 

An opiode drug or substance that reduces or eliminates physical pain very effectively. ...

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Depersonalization
 

Feelings of unreality or detachment from one's self or one's body.

Temporary loss...

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Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
 

A dissociative disorder in which a person has 2 or more distinct, or alter, personalities.

Must...

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Pain Disorders
 

A MAJOR FORM OF somatoform disorder in which pshychological factors are presumed to play...

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Mood Disorders
 

Psychological disorders characterized by unusually severe or prolonged disturbances of mood.

Depressive...

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Mania
 
A state of unusual elation, energy, and anxiety.
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Hypomania
 
A relatively mild state of mania.
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Be able to define dissociative identity disorder and identify four features that need to be...
 
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Be able to explain how suicide relates to major depression and identify five myths commonly...
 
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Be able to explain five cognitive distortions, related to depression, according to Beck.
 
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Be able to identify and explain the pathways to drug dependence.
 
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Be able to describe hw the following perspectives would treat a substance disorder: Biological,...
 
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Be able to describe how the following perspectives would treat a mood disorder: Biological,...
 
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