UIUC PSYC 238 - PSYC 238 Final Study Guide (47 pages)

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PSYC 238 Final Study Guide

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University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign
Course:
Psyc 238 - Abnormal Psych

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PSYC 238 Abnormal Psychology Final Study Guide 8 9 5 10 11 12 14 Chapter 8 Schizophrenia Related Disorders o Symptoms 3 different categories Positive Symptoms Things that are normally absent in people but are present in the individual Delusions more subjective o Ideas that an individual believes are true but that are highly unlikely and often impossible Cannot be shared by others e g religious beliefs don t count o Can be bizarre or non bizarre o 6 types listed in DSM 5 Persecutory most common False belief that oneself or one s loved ones are being persecuted watched or conspired against by others Referential Belief that everyday events objects or other people have an unusual personal significance Grandiose False belief that one has great power knowledge or talent or that one is a famous and powerful person Erotomanic The false belief that someone is in love with you Nihilistic The belief that a major catastrophe will occur Somatic False belief that one s appearance or part of one s body is diseased or altered The belief that one has serious health and or organ problems Hallucinations o Unreal perceptual experiences o Heightened sensory perceptual experiences that are not due to external stimuli o Experienced by 5 senses most common auditory Negative Symptoms more stable Aspects of behavior and social relationships that are normally present but are absent in the individual Restricted Affect Severe reduction in or absence of emotional expression flat blunted affect Avolition Lack of will power inability to initiate or persist at common goal directed activities Alogia Lack of spontaneous speech Anhedonia Decreased ability to experience pleasure Asociality Lack of interest in social interactions Disorganized Symptoms Do not fit characteristics of positive or negative symptoms and reflect bizarre thought disturbances Disorganized Speech o Going off on tangents very difficult to follow o Not giving enough context to make speech meaningful word salad o Context maintenance



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