Psychological Disorders

ohsobeezee23's version from 2015-04-21 18:46



Remember Everything psychological is simultaneously biological


Question Answer
Psychological DisordersDeviant, distressful, and dysfunctional feelings, thoughts, and behavior
Distressa subjective feeling that something is really wrong
DysfunctionWhen a person's ability to work and live is clearly, often measurably impaired
DSM-5An ever evolving manual with disorders (stands for American psychiatric association and statistical manual of mental disorders)
Insanitya legal concept and merely refers to whether a person knows the consequence of their actions
Deviantdeparting from usual or accepted standards, especially in social or sexual behavior
Over diagnosis Once you give something a label, psychologists may apply it more than is appropriate (problems with use of dsm)
Self-Fulfilling ProphecyAssigning a person a mental disorder label may encourage them to act in ways that fit the label
Types of maladaptive Anxiety ResponsesChronic anxiety, Panic attacks, Phobias, OCD.
Generalized Anxiety DisorderConstant, uncontrollable worry and anxiety occurring on a majority of days for the past 6 months and is not caused by disease drugs or coffee
PTSDConstant anxiety after a traumatic experience lasting more than 6 months
Panic DisorderRecurring attacks of intense fear and anxiety
PhobiasUnusually intense fear of a specific object, situation or activity
Cause Of Phobiasintense fear of certain things because rhey are threats o survival or classical conditioning where there is a negative experience which causes an intense fear as response
OCDnot your neat freak lil teen "omg im sooo ocd" weak sauce this is a constant, uncontrollable thoughts or images that result in intense anxiety if not performed.
Mood DisordersDisturbances in emotional experience (chronic sense of hopelessness and thoughts of death and suicide)
Maniamental illness marked by periods of great excitement, euphoria, delusions, and overactivity
Bipolar DisorderEpisodes of mania mixed with episodes of major depression

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