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Somatoform Disorder
presence of physical symptoms that are not due to medical disorder (NOT FAKED)
Factitious Disorder
presence of physical disorder that is intentionally faked
Pain Disorder
Pain in one or more sites and is the major focus of complaints
Always having a fear that one has a serious disease or injury. Usually duration is 6 months.
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Preoccupation with an imagined defect in appearance. Something is slightly wrong with yourself then you get obsessive about it.
Conversion Disorder
One or more symptoms affecting motor or sensory function. Can't always be explained medically.
Types of Dissociative Disorders
Dissociative Amnesia Depersonalization Disorder Dissociative Fugue Dissociative Identity Disorder
Dissociative Amnesia
Inability to remember important information. Localized Selective Generalized Continuous
Localized Amnesia
memories last for events in specific time period
Selective Amnesia
Recall some but not all details
Generalized Amnesia
Forget everything about self, and maintain current events
Continuous Amnesia
Begins at a specific time up through present
Depersonalization Amnesia
"feel like a robot" or someone "watching themselves from the outside" having a feeling of detachment from the body
Dissociative Fugue
Temporary loses sense of personal identity and travels to a new place to find identity.
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Multiple Personality Disorder Involves ALL major dissociative symptoms
mechanism that allows the mind to separate certain memories from normal consciousness
Difficulty with eating in US
US population % of people always dieting
33% or 1/3
Restricting type anorexia
loses weight by restricting FOOD intake
Binge Eating/purging type anorexia
loses weight by bingeing and purging
Purging type bulimia
use of laxatives or vomiting to prevent weight gain
Non-purging type bulimia
use of fasting or exercising to prevent weight gain
your body is at least 20% overweight
DSM-IV classifies
Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Eating disorder not otherwise specified
Behavior therapies benefit most anorexic patients
Number of women and men that undertake binge eating
90% women 10% men
Came up with the term "anorexia nervosa"
Sir William Gul
Everyday stressors: getting up early traffic parking on campus fight with friend

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