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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

2

What is the focus on Mental Health Disabilities?

-Treatment (Medical Model)

3

List 4 Mood Disorders

-Depression
-Dysthymic disorder
-Bipolar disorder
-Seasonal affective disorder

4

3 Negative Views with Depression

-Views about self
-Views about others
-Views about the future

5

Define Reactive Depression

-More common

6

Define Endogenous Depression

-No trigger, event
-No sympathy if no reaction

7

What is Dysthymic Disorder?

-Mild depression (chronic and ongoing)

8

What did bipolar disorder used to be called?

-Manic disorder

9

List 7 Manic Episodes

-Omnipotent (all powerful)
-Elevation of mood
-Unusually cheerful
-Lots of energy, can't sleep, not focused, disorganized, distractible
-Poor judgement, argumentative
-Generous, give things away
-Take on too many tasks

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Define Cyclothymic Disorder

-Mild bipolar disorder

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Seasonal Affective Disorder is connected to...

-Sunlight

12

People with Seasonal Affective Disorder...

-Crave carbohydrates
-Gain weight
-Sleep more

13

3 Components of Anxiety Disorder

-Physical (shaking)
-Behavioural (fidgeting)
-Cognitive (little concentration)

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List 6 Anxiety Disorders

-Panic disorder
-Generalized anxiety disorder
-Phobic disorder
-OCD
-Acute and PTSD
-Personality disorders