Flashcards in Types Of Disorders Deck (20):
Are defined by the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition.
Include phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Intense, irrational fears of specific items or situation; include Agoura phobia, fear of open, public spaces, and social phobia, fear of embarrassing Social Situations.
Generalized anxiety disorder
Chronic, pervasive low-level anxiety.
Intermittent anxiety, characterized by panic attacks, episodes of frightening mental and physical symptoms.
Includes obsessions, uncontrollable, repetitive internal thoughts the cause anxiety, and compulsions, behaviors perform to counteract excessive thoughts.
Include major depression, bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder.
Characterized by unhappiness, fatigue, loss of appetite, low self-esteem, and lasts for more than two consecutive weeks.
Periods of depression followed by periods of mania, high-energy, lack of inhibition.
Seasonal affective disorder
Mood affected by time of year, and or lack of sunlight.
Includes amnesia, person loses memory for personal identity, and identity, two or more distinct personalities and one person.
A pattern of reoccurring, multiple, and significant bodily complaints that extend over several years. The physical symptoms, pain, vomiting, paralysis, blindness, are not under voluntary control, have no known physical causes, and are believed to be caused by psychological factors.
Hypochondriasis and conversion.
Positive symptoms: hallucinations, disorganized thought and speech, delusions, false believes.
Negative symptoms: lack of speech and emotional expression, social withdrawal.
Motionless in this, sudden friends witness, and holding of contorted postures.
Incoherence, inappropriate emotional reactions.
Delusions of persecutions and Granduer.
Stable patterns of experience and behavior that differ noticeably from patterns that are considered normal by a person's culture. Disorders include antisocial personality disorder or a narcissistic personality disorder.
Dissociative identity disorder
The presence in a single individual of two or more distinct identities or personality states, each with its own pattern of proceeding, thinking about, and relating to the world. Different personality states may take control of the individuals thoughts and behaviors at different times. Formally called multiple personality disorder.
A mood disorder characterized by feeling chronically but not continuously depressed for a period of two years. While depressed, a person experiences at least two of the following symptoms: poor appetite, insomnia, fatigue, low self-esteem, poor concentration, and feelings of hopelessness.