Is a continuous process which begins at conception
Development is cephalocaudal, which means
Head to foot
Ritualistic behaviors, which are common to all members of a species, are known as:
Fixed action patterns elicited by sign stimuli
The anal retentive personality is:
Factors cause Down syndrome, which produce mental retardation.
Axis 1: clinical disorder's Axis 2: personality disorder Axis 3: General medical condition Axis 4: psychosocial and environmental problems Axis 5: Global assessment of functioning
Delirium and Dementia
Distinguishing between Delirium and dementia can be difficult. Accurate differential diagnosis of these conditions is best accomplished through the examination of:
The rate of onset
Clinical prognosis or course
Perceptual distortions, descriptive attentional impairment,disoriented
Gradual, subtle, insidious
Degenerative, progressive or stable
Multiple cognitive impairments
Primary disturbance of memory
Formal diagnosis, also known as nosology, is most closely related to the
The diagnostic criteria for somatization disorder includes the multiple somatic complaints that have lasted for several years.
Moreover, I physically exam has not turned up a physical cause.
At least four symptoms are evident and the symptoms last for at least six months.
The onset must be prior to age 30
Bulimia nervosa and Anorexia nervosa
Are eating disorders.
Statically speaking, about 90% of anorexic and bulimic are female.
The onset of these these disorders often occurs adolescents.
Anorexia, the client refuses to eat enough to maintain a healthy body weight.
Bulimia is characterized by binge eating and then compensating for the binge eating by purging, such as, vomiting or laxative abuse.
DSM stipulates that an average of two binge eating episodes must be present per week, for at least three months