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PSYC 1000 Lecture 17 Outline of Last Lecture I Psychological Disorders a A significant dysfunction in an individual s cognitions emotions or behaviors b Mental Illness II ADHD a Impulsivity mixed with Inattention and or hyperactivity Can include distractibility disorganization fidgeting difficulty suppressing impulses and impaired working memory b Deviant c Distressful d Dysfunction e Overdiagnosed f Underdiagnosed III Biopsychosocial and Medical Models a Biological influence b Psychological influences c Social cultural influences d Studies how biological psychological and social cultural factors interact to produce specific psychological disorders IV Classifying Disorders a Diagnose and then treat b Pinel s New Approach c Medical Model d Cultural Influences e Diagnoses create a verbal shorthand for referring to a list of associated symptoms f Diagnoses allow us to statistically study many similar cases learning to predict outcomes g Diagnoses can guide treatment choices h Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V Responsibility for one s actions a Five Axes of Diagnosis b Critiques with DSM c Vulnerability Factors and Ages VI Depressive Disorder a Vicious self reinforcing cycle These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute b c d e f g h i j k VII VIII Depressed mood most of the day and or Markedly diminished interest or pleasure in activities Significant increase or decrease in appetite or weight Insomnia sleeping too much or disrupted sleep Lethargy or physical agitation Fatigue or loss of energy nearly every day Worthlessness or excessive inappropriate guilt Daily problems in thinking concentrating and or making decisions Recurring thoughts of death and suicide Per year depressive episodes happen to about 6 percent of men and about 9 percent of women l is more dangerous because of suicide risk m has fewer observable symptoms n is more lasting than a cold and is less likely to go away just with time o is much less contagious p Mood q Evolutionary Perspective r The Brain Mood Disorders a Major depressive disorder MDD is b Stuck in the dark withdrawal c Bipolar d Prevalence and course of depression e Genetic influences on depression f Suicide and self Injury g Negative Moods and Negative thoughts h Cycle Social cognitive Factors a Explanatory Style b Depression association Current Lecture Guest speaker Will not be on the test


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