Flashcards in Module 49-50 Deck (66)
Are marked by a clinically significant disturbance in an individual’s cognition, emotion regulation, or behavior
psychological disorders interfere with --
Drilling skull holes may have been an attempt to release evil spirits and cure those with mental disorders.
Search for physical cause of mental disorders and for curative treatments
in medical model, mental illness diagnosed on basis of -- and treated through therapy, including treatment
General approach positing that biological, psychological, and social- cultural factors all play a significant role in human functioning in the context of disease or illness
biopsychosocial approach, -- also informs our understanding of disorders
things happen to us: -- locus of control
we are agents of change: -- locus of control
DSM-5 create diagnostic -- each containing a check-list of symptoms
more than one or more additional disorders
things that go together (depression and anxiety)
Describes disorders and estimates their occurrence
changes in the DSM-5
label changes, new/altered diagnoses, new categories
communication and research
Are people with psychological disorder dangerous?
Most people with disorders are -- and are more likely to be victims than attackers
Psychological disorder rates vary, depending on the -- and place of the survey.
-- is a risk factor for psychological disorders.
are marked by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety.
Person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
generalized anxiety disorder
Person experiences sudden episodes of intense dread and often lives in fear of when the next attack might strike
Person experiences a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object, activity, or situation
Characterized by persistent and repetitive thoughts
(obsessions), actions (compulsions), or both
OCD occurs when obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors interfere with everyday life and cause --
OCD is more common among
teens and young adults
-- is a driver of development and consequence of psychological disorder
low SES tend to have fewer --
T/F: high SES cannot lead to psychological disorder