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Psychological disorder

Harmful messed up function where behavior is badly adaptive, disturbing, and not typical

Depression

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Medical model

Diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, and treated
Treating the hyper actives in ADHD and solving the problem through that

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Bio-psycho-social perspective

The assumption that psychological, biological, and social and cultural factors can all combine to produce disorders.

Depression from mean people, family, and what you think

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DSM-IV-TR

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Book that is updated regularly and lists all mental disorders along with description

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Anxiety

Slight feeling of being nervous, or apprehension

Getting a shot and waiting for the shot to sting

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Generalized Anxiety Disordes

Unexplained and disruptive persistent feelings of nervousness or apprehension

Constantly worried about something

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Panic disorder

Having periods of sudden and random intense panic

Suddenly scared when on the beach

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Phobia

Unexplained fears of certain objects or situations

Arachnophobia

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Obsessive compulsive disorder

Unwanted, repeating thoughts or actions

Obsessions

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Post traumatic stress disorder

Reliving a highly stressful period or event through recurring memories or dreams

Coming home from war and still thinking in war

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Major depressive disorder

Mood disorder when for no reason, a person, for at least two weeks, feels worthless, is not interested in activities

Staying in room all day

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Bipolar disorder

Person alternates moods randomly

Being happy one moment and then mad for no reason

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Dissociative disorders

Sense of self is separated from past memories, thoughts, or feelings

Feeling like it was someone else who did something when it was you

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Dissociative amnesia

Loss of memory in reaction to a traumatic event

Survivor of wildfires

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Dissociative identity disorder

Rare disorder when someone experiences two or more distinct and alternating personalities

Sort of like a bipolar disorder

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Somatoform disorders

The symptoms take a physical form without harming the body

Imagining you have an illness

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Hypochondriasis

Imagined symptoms of illness

Imagining you have the flu of bug or cancer

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Schizophrenia

Severe disorder disorganized and delusional thinking, messed up perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions

A split from reality

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Delusions

False beliefs, symptom of schizophrenia an other serious medical disorders

Belief that you are more important than you really are

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Hallucinations

False perceptions

Seeing something that isn't there

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Personality disorders

Lasting and inflexible behavior patterns that disrupt social behavior

ADHD

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Antisocial personality disorder

Person does not show conscience of doing wrong and does not respect the rights of others

Mainly in males