UMass Amherst PSYCH 380 - Brief psychotic disorder (3 pages)

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In this lecture we talked about Derrick, a college student who experiences a brief psychotic disorder. We also talked about what is the criteria for a mental disorder.


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Psych 380 - Abnormal Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 380 1nd Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Current Lecture I Case study Derrick brief psychotic disorder II Criteria for mental disorder Current Lecture I II III Mental disorder a Clinically significant disturbance in cognition emotion regulation or behavior b Significant distress disability c Not expectable or cultural d Not a society or individual conflict e g political religious sexual etc Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders DSM 5 fifth edition a The second edition was very vague and had many things that are not considered mental disorders today i Ex caffeine withdrawal ii Specific learning disorder dyslexia etc iii Premature ejactulation iv Excessive drinking v Homosexuality Case study 2 Derrick a It was during the time in between Christmas and New Years b Dr Halgin s receptionist calls him and says that there is a young man sitting in the office i The young man is very disheveled ii He isn t wearing a jacket iii His hair is wet iv He hasn t shaved v He is shaking c Dr Halgin begins to ask himself certain questions i Does he have problems regulating his temperature ii What was the precipitant to this occurance 1 Precipitant events leading up to Derrick s current symptoms being displayed 2 What led this person to come in 3 Is this his first time having these symptoms 4 Is he in danger d Dr Halgin comes into office i Asks himself how involved do I want to get with this man 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 IV V VI VII VIII ii Worst case need to send Derrick to psychiatric unit call an ambulance and have the paramedics take care of him e Dr Halgin lets Derrick come into the office i Derrick is crying and shaking ii Derrick says My brain is going to explode I haven t slept in days I ve been going crazy since December 10th 15 days approximately There is a stalker outside who s been trying to kill me and the police are in on it I can



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