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how many adult americans receive help each year?

15%

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How many Americans affected by psy disorders each year?

1 in 2

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how many americans diagnosed each year?

1 in 4

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how many homless have psy disorders?

60%

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EMG

electromyograph measures muscle tension and placement on head indicates tension headheaches

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Clinical Psychologists who can admin drugs?

New Mexico and Louisinia

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Clinical Psychologist

Have doc degree in psy(PHD) a doc of psy(PSYD) or an EDU.

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Counseling Psychologist

Have doc degree

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Counselors

earn masters degree

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Amok

asian; an episode where persons strikes out at others and kills them.

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Falling out or blacking out

occurs in carribean groups, fainting

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Ghost sickenss

occurs in indians; preoccupation with death.

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Koro

Found in china; fear of rentals retracting into body

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Zar

Africans; possession

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Diagnostic inflatation
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proliferation of new mental disorders (premenstrual dysphoric mood and binge eating disorders)

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Selective abstraction

focus exclusively on; student focussing on bad grade.

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Overgeneralization

overgeneralize from a few isolated situations. Thinking you want marry bc of one date.

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Magnification

Blow out of proportions the importance of unfortunate events. A bad test grade leads you to conclude you will flunk out of college.

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Absolutist thinking

Work evaluation is good or complete fail

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excess of phlegm

sluggish or lethargic

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excess of black bile

melancholia, depresion

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excess of blood

sanguine; happy

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excess of yellow bile

chloreic-quick tempered

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What makes disorders so difficult to diagnose?

1. assessments are more subjective
2. most ppl demonstrate comorbidity
3. therapists are biased towards their approaches