Psychological Disorders Unit 12

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Description Psychological Disorder
Person is troubled by repetitive thoughts or actions
Prolonged hopelessness and lethargy
Disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
Haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for weeks or more after a traumatic experience
Persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific subject, activity, and situation
Person interprets normal physical sensations as symptoms of a disease
Person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state
Person exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing
Symptoms take a bodily form without apparent physical cause
Unwanted repetitive thoughts and/or actions
GAD, panic, phobia, OCD, PTSD
Person experiences very specific genuine symptoms for which no psychological basis can be found
Characterized by emotional extremes
Characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
Unpredictable episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
Conversion, hypochondriasis
Name one cause of Schizophrenia
What are the four Ds?
Major depression, mania, bipolar
A widely used system for classifying psychological disorders
When a person is attacked by a dog and later develops a fear of all dogs contributing to their anxiety is called what?
What is another way of learning to fear that Bandura proved by watching others?
Description Psychological Disorder
What helps maintain our phobias and compulsions after they arise?
What caused us to become biologically prepared to fear threats faced by our ancestors?
A brain region that monitors our actions and checks for errors (and is hyperactive in those with OCD)
What culture is more readily to report physical symptoms of a somatoform disorder?
Stressful experiences leading to a negative explanatory style causing a depressed mood then cognitive and behavioral changes which all fuels the experience
What is one contribution to depression?
What are the three terms that depressed people tend to explain bad events with?
In schizophrenia, those who remain motionless for hours and then become agitated
What two neurotransmitters are scarce during depression?
Type of schizophrenic symptom with patients that experience hallucinations, talk in disorganized and deluded ways, and exhibit inappropriate behavior
What part of the brain is most likely to be inactive during depressed states?
High levels of this may intensify brain signals in schizophrenia, creating positive symptoms
Type of schizophrenic symptom with patients that have toneless voices, expressionless faces, or mute and rigid bodies
Disorder reported to have low brain activity in frontal lobe, active in the thalamus, and enlarged, fluid-filled areas and a corresponding linkage of cerebral tissue
Murders found to have reduced activity in their frontal lobes are thought to have what type of disorder?
Which culture has the highest percentage of mental disorders?
The concept that diseases, psychological disorders, have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and cured often through treatment in hospital
In mood disorders, researchers test the tendency for genes and other genetic markers to be inherited together because of their location near one another on the same chromosome
Lack of energy, weight gain/loss, trouble sleeping, lack of concentration, and apathy are signs of what?
Type schizophrenia is characterized by a past history of at least one episode of schizophrenia, but the person currently has no positive symptoms
A chronic mental illness in which a person loses touch with reality and is markedby thoughts, speech and behavior that are inappropriate and don't make sense
Depends on establishing the slowly progressive development of the characteristic negative symptoms of schizophrenia without any history of hallucinations, delusions, or other manif
Disorder that generates significant emotional instability, and can lead to a variety of other stressful mental and behavioral problems
Type of schizophrenia that most commonly includes having delusions and seeing things that aren't real

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