Psychological Disorders List & Flashcards

Psychological Disorders List & Flashcards
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anxiety from using public restrooms
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anxiety from using public restrooms
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specific social phobia
anxiety set off by particular social institutions
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type of anxiety from social interactions
social anxiety
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type of phobias from interacting with others
social phobias
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social phobia
anxiety from interacting with others
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fear of the number thirteen
triskaidekaphobia
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triskaidekaphobia
fear of the number 13
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fear of spiders
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arachnophobia
fear of spiders
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fear of something
phobia
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phobia
fear of something
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Symptoms of GAD
fatigue, headache, nausea, trembling, and insomia
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Impacts approximately 3% of American adults
generalized anxiety disorder
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generalized anxiety disorder
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Disorder which stressors interfere with daily life
anxiety disorder
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This type of disorder has stressors out of proportion
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pseudopatients
healthy people pretending to have symptoms
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unusual fear or phobia
disordered learning
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schizophrenia
Someone who has hallucinations
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This flashcard set is on psychological disorders. They will help you review psychological disorders and their definitions.

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schizophrenia
Someone who has hallucinations
unusual fear or phobia
disordered learning
pseudopatients
healthy people pretending to have symptoms
This type of disorder has stressors out of proportion
anxiety disorder
Disorder which stressors interfere with daily life
anxiety disorder
GAD
generalized anxiety disorder
Impacts approximately 3% of American adults
generalized anxiety disorder
Symptoms of GAD
fatigue, headache, nausea, trembling, and insomia
phobia
fear of something
fear of something
phobia
arachnophobia
fear of spiders
fear of spiders
arachnophobia
triskaidekaphobia
fear of the number 13
fear of the number thirteen
triskaidekaphobia
social phobia
anxiety from interacting with others
type of phobias from interacting with others
social phobias
type of anxiety from social interactions
social anxiety
specific social phobia
anxiety set off by particular social institutions
paruresis
anxiety from using public restrooms
anxiety from using public restrooms
paruresis
Often called OCD
obsessive-compulsive disorder
Disorder based on obsessions and compulsions
obsessive-compulsive disorder
This disorder impacts one in fifty American adults
OCD
often set off my traumatizing events
major depression
Depression is associated with these psychological traits
low self-esteem, negative emotionality, self blame for bad things
Impacts 8-12% of people at some point in their lives
major depression
Disorder associated with changes in sleep, eating and interest, and feelings of worthless or irritability
major depression
dysthymia disorder
long lasting, milder depression
disorder when depression lasts longer, but is milder
dysthymic disorder
bipolar disorder
episodes of major depression followed by periods of mania
A disorder with moods of depression and mania
bipolar disorder
mania
Disorder when experiencing feelings of being high, decreased need for sleep, inflated self-esteem, fast speech, or general agitation
three types of bipolar disorders
bipolar I, bipolar II, and cyclothymia
highest extreme of bipolar
bipolar I
more extreme than cyclothymia, but less extreme than bipolar I
bipolar II
least extreme of bipolar
cyclothymia
dissociation disorders
caused by disturbances in consciousness, memory, identity, or perception
multiple personalities
distinct personalities in the same brain
amnesia
when patients forget pieces of their lives
Disorders that cause disturbances in consciousness, memory, identity, or perception
dissociative disorders
dissociative amnesia
one part of the mind forgets another part
two types of dissociative amnesia
retrograde amnesia and anterograde amnesia
retrograde amnesia
someone forgets some of their past, but can form new memories
anterograde amnesia
remembers their past before amnesia, but can not form new memories
dissociative fugue
temporarily forgets ones personal identity
split personalities
dissociative identity disorder
somatoform disorders
experience symptoms that do not occur but they believe they are occurring
conversion disorder
somatoform with symptoms that first seem neurological
dissociative disorder
a patient's mind splits into more than one piece
pain disorder
somatoform condition with debilitating pain with no physical cause
hypochondriasis
somatoform disorder where a patient is assuming the worst from a mild condition
substance abuse
maladaptive pattern of use of a substance
substance dependence
when a patient is unable to quit a substance
BDD
body dysmorphic disorder
body dysmorphic disorder
focusing on the body's faults
types of eating disorders
anorexia and bulimia
anorexia
patients who have severe calorie restrictions
bulimia
patients who who are binging and purging food
borderline personality disorder
when a patient goes from extremes, all bad or all good
histrionic personality disorder
demonstrates attention-seeking behavior
narcissistic personality disorder
inflated sense of self-worth and little regard for feelings of others
schizoid personality disorder
socially withdrawn, cold, and indifferent
antisocial personality disorder
having no empathy for others or manipulative to get their way

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