UMass Amherst PSYCH 380 - Psych 380 Exam 4 Study Guide (7 pages)

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Psych 380 Exam 4 Study Guide

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Psych 380 - Abnormal Psychology

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haChildhood Disorders Know characteristics treatments prevalence causes and onset if applicable for the following disorders Disorders with adult counterparts Anxiety Disorders Children of all cultures typically experience some emotional behavioral problems as they encounter new situations o Bedwetting nightmares temper tantrums restlessness Worry is a common experience Children tend to worry more than parents think they do o General worries school performance getting into college etc Depression Disorders that usually change or disappear after childhood Elimination disorders Can be caused by traumatic experiences bad parenting Enuresis o Childhood disorder marked by repeated bedwetting or wetting of one s clothes o Daytime and nighttime o After successful potty training Encopresis o A childhood disorder characterized by repeated defecating in inappropriate places such as one s clothing Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder DMDD New disorder A mood disorder relative of depression Chronic irritability severe outbursts but NOT behavioral disorder o Mood disorder b c cry after outbursts feel bad even suicidal sometimes A childhood disorder marked by severe recurrent temper tantrums along with a persistent irritable or angry mood Separation Anxiety Disorder A disorder marked by excessive anxiety even panic whenever the person is separated from home a parent or another attachment figure Oppositional Defiant Disorder Repeatedly argumentative defiant angry irritable in some cases vindictive Different from mood disorder b c no depression linked Can become conduct disorder very small percentage though A childhood disorder in which children are repeatedly argumentative and defiant angry and irritable and in some cases vindictive Conduct Disorder Repeatedly violate the basic rights of others o Often aggressive physically cruel to people or animals o Begins between 7 15 years of age Ex girl locked up for armed robbery bothered that she got caught NOT that anyone could ve been



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