Flashcards in Week 6 Deck (14)
6 Characteristics of Mental Health Disabilities
-Behaviour is unusual
-Behaviour is socially unacceptable or violates social norms
-Perception or interpretation is faulty
-Person is in significant distress
-Behaviour is maladaptive or self defeating
-Behaviour is dangerous
What is the focus on Mental Health Disabilities?
-Treatment (Medical Model)
List 4 Mood Disorders
-Seasonal affective disorder
3 Negative Views with Depression
-Views about self
-Views about others
-Views about the future
Define Reactive Depression
Define Endogenous Depression
-No trigger, event
-No sympathy if no reaction
What is Dysthymic Disorder?
-Mild depression (chronic and ongoing)
What did bipolar disorder used to be called?
List 7 Manic Episodes
-Omnipotent (all powerful)
-Elevation of mood
-Lots of energy, can't sleep, not focused, disorganized, distractible
-Poor judgement, argumentative
-Generous, give things away
-Take on too many tasks
Define Cyclothymic Disorder
-Mild bipolar disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder is connected to...
People with Seasonal Affective Disorder...
3 Components of Anxiety Disorder
-Cognitive (little concentration)