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risk: prior attempts, accessibility, wanting to die and making it known, family history, being phys/mentally ill, substance abusesingle/divorced, unemployed, living alone or in social isolation, alcohol abuse
extreme exercise and fastingsubtype of an eating disorder
somatic symptom disorder subtypes
'lack of appetite due to nervousness.' 14-18 years onset. 85% below ideal body weight. more about control. DSM Criteria: below avg body weight, afraid to gain weight, distorted sense of body shape, absence of 3+ menstrual cycles
women diagnosed more, hormone related to changes in emotion, feeling sad and mopey all the time
sudden/unexpected travel away from home/work with inability to recall past, confusion about identity or assumption of new identity, wandering behaviorsubtype of dissociative amnesia
newer form of anti-depressant, work by altering the amount of serotonin in the brain
tendency toward attention seeking behavior, dramatic emotion response even to minor stressors, superficially charming, egocentric, demanding, inappropriately seductive
chronic fluctuation of mood, numerous periods of hypomania and depressionnot severe enough to be diagnosed as depression
inability to recall important autobiographical info, usually of a traumatic or stressful naturesymptoms cause significant distress/impairment, not attributal to substance use or another disorder
chronic instability of interpersonal relationships, behavior, mood, and self-image; frequent fluctuation b/w depression, anxiety, and anger; fear of being abandonedco-occuring disorder: mood disorder, anxiety disorder, substance abuse, suicidal risk, eating disorder, other personality disorder, compulsive spending or gambling, compulsive/risky sexual behavior
men more likely to commit suicide, women are more likely to think about it
anxious, or fearful disordersavoidant, dependent, obsessive compulsive
affect levels of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain, effect but have a lot of side effects
frequent distinct episodes in bipolar, experience 4+episodes of mania or depression in one year, not necessarily permanent or indefinite pattern of episodes
eating disorder comorbidity
go to others for most decisions, lack of initiative, subordination of one's needs to others, poor self-esteem, extreme self-criticism, discomfort being alonemost common personality disorder
grandiosity, racing thoughts/ideas, hyperactivity, demanding controlling behaviors, decreased need for sleep,
common in both genders, onset usually hidden, first episode=manic, severity worsens during first 10 years, lessen after 20genetic vulnerability: relatives of people with _____ patients have 5x greater risk than normal to
excessive energy, restlessness, talking nonstop, easily distracted, racing thoughtspart of the overexcited side of bipolar
2+ identities in person, each identity=sufficiently integrated to remain stable, and recurrently takes control of the person's behavior, identities have partial/total amnesia comorbidities: PTSD, depression, suicide, addiction, borderline personality, abusive behavior
similar to ____ in bulimia nervosa except no compensating behaviors, more common in women, associated with being overweightnewly added to DSM
continual disregard for the rights of others (deceit, aggressive behavior), lack of remorse, impulsive, failure to meet responsibilities, emotional poverty, absence of conscious
bulimia subtypes
odd or eccentric disordersparanoid, schizoid, schizotypal
distrust and suspiciousness of others, always believe others intentions as (-), difficult to get along with, problems with close relationships, overtly aggressive, rigid
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sad, guilt, anxiety, loss of joy in living/pleasure, self-criticism, ambivalence, difficulty working, loss of appetite, sleep disturbancetype of disorder(s)
less control in eating behavior, more impulsiveeating disorder subtype
family patterns in eating disorder
recurrent major depressive episodes with hypomanic episodes
another newer form of antidepressant, increase availability of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain
personality traits in eating disorders
one or more manic mixed episodes, might've had 1+ major depressive episodes,
openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism
drug treatment for depression
persistent thoughts about illness, high level of anxiety, complain about phys pain, very likely to seek help, more likely to be female, nonwhite less educated about symptomssomatic symptom disorder
self-induced vomiting, laxative abuse, diuretic abuse, may be associated with higher levels of psychopathologysubtype of an eating disorder
A, B, C, a way of classifying disorders
persistent thoughts about the symptoms of an illness, high level of anxiety, complain about any physical pain, hypersensitivity to body functions, very likely to seek helpsomatic symptom disorder
stressors lead to the development of neurological symptoms; seizures or convulsionsmotor: dizzy, weak, paralysis, urinary retention, difficulty swallowing. sensory: loss of touch, pain sensation, blindness, etc.
disorder of cognition and perception, preoccupation with fear of having an illness, anxiety stricken
more control in eating behavior, less impulsive, less likely to engage in substance abuseeating disorder subtype
dramatic, emotional, erratic disordersantisocial, borderline, histrionic, narcissistic
experiences of unreality of detachment with respect to one's surroundings (foggy, dreamlike)clinically significant distress or impairment of functioning, not caused by substance abuse or another disorder
experiences of unreality, detachment or being an outside observer with respect to one's feelings, thoughts, sensations, or actionsclinically significant distress or impairment of functioning, not caused by substance abuse or another disorder
most effective for people with depression who don't respond to anything else, there are some dietary restrictions that go along with taking this since food reacts with it
loss of pleasure in all or some activities, lack of reactivity to pleasurable stimuli, depression worse in AM, more anxiety, excessive/inappropriate guilt'common cold of mental illness'
chronic, moderately intense depression, at least two years young, not suicidal
detachment from social relationships, difficulty expressing emotions, 'loner,' difficulty responding to certain life events, would always rather be alonepleasure in little or no activities, lacks close relationships other than 1st degree relatives, emotional coldness
compensatory behavior in eating disordersall in order to remain thin, without bringing shame of actually having an eating disorder
develops due to (-) response to stress, binge eating episodes and extreme efforts to prevent weight gain, inappropriate compensatory ben.loss of control of eating
need for admiration from others, sense of entitlement, frequent fantasizing, frequent envy or perception of others as envious

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