UW-Madison PSYCH 202 - Psychological Disorders (5 pages)

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Psychological Disorders- Psych 202 Final Exam


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University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Psych 202 - Introduction to Psychology
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Psychological Disorders What defines a psychological disorder baron maladaptive distress abnormal Interferes w daily life DSM 5 categorizes all the disorders Criticisms gives a label to disorders political disagreements categorizes every day things as a disorder caffeine Rosenham Study faked schizo and were released w recovering Mood disorders Major Depression decreased left frontal activity low sero and low norepinephrine SSRI s PROZAC and SNRI s MAO inhibitors breaks down enzymes for serotnine and noRep no wine and cheese tricyclics 3 different things DA HT 5 NeRep occurs more in women 2 weeks consistently 1 5 people have major depression Cognitive treatments less likely to relapse Abrahmson Learned Helplessness model internal stable global Beck s cognitive triad self world future negative views Beck uses more support therapy to explain Albert Ellis Rational Emotive Theory pointing out how stupid the client is ActivatingBelieftsConsequences Lehwinsohns Reinforcement Theory Failure to get reinforcement from the world Bipolar Disorder depression lasts longer than mania Treated by lithium need enough but too much is bad Stuck on it Depressions Low HT 5 and low norepinephrine Decreased left frontal activity Mania Low HT 5 and high norepinephrine 89 reoccur No gender difference HIGHEST INHERITABLE DISEASE Suicide 450 000 900 000 attempt 38 000 completions Women attempt more and men complete more more lethal ways 25 are drunk 70 had alcohol recently Increase in s in elderly 10th most common causes of death 3rd most common way for kids 50 of college students have thought about it 10 attempt People talk about it which is bad People do it even if they don t want to die but they see it as their only way of escape Other disorders other than depressions also do it terminal illness Risk may increase with improvement in mood 2 reasons people commit suicide surcease death as only answer manipulation prove a point Mania Schizophrenia inconsistent w thoughts actions and behaviors



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