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Title: Major Psychological Disorders


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Major Psychological Disorders
Made by Ieva Aukštuolyte PSbns0-01
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Content
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality disorders

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Anxiety disorders
  1. Phobic disorder
  2. Panic disorder
  3. Generalized anxiety
  4. Obsessive - compulsive

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Somatoform disorders
  • Somatoform disorder is the name for a group of
    conditions in which the physical pain and
    symptoms a person feels are related to
    psychological factors.
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Conversion disorder

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Dissociative disorders
  • Dissociative identity disorder (DID) a disorder
    in which a person displays characteristics of two
    or more distinct personalities.
  • Dissociative amnesia a disorder in which a
    significant, selective memory loss occurs.
  • Dissociative fugue a form of amnesia in which
    the individual leaves home and sometimes assumes
    a new identity.

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Mood disorders
  • Major Depression
  • Mania
  • Bipolar disorder

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Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized
    by a disintegration of thought processes and of
    emotional responsiveness.

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Common Symptoms
  • Faulty perceptual processing
  • Disorganized thinking
  • Emotional distortions
  • Delusions and hallucinations
  • Withdrawal from reality
  • Bizarre behavior and disturbed speech
  • Disturbed sense of self

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Causes of Schizophrenia
  • Role of heredity
  • Biochemical and Neural mechanisms
  • Role of environment

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Personality disorders
  • Antisocial personality disorder a disorder in
    which individuals show no regard for the moral
    and ethical rules of society or the rights of
    others.
  • Borderline personality disorder a disorder in
    which individuals have difficulty developing a
    secure sense of who they are.
  • Narcissistic personality disorder a personality
    disturbance characterized by an exaggerated sense
    of self-importance.

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Conclusion
  • There are many major psychological disorders that
    can affect people. All major disorders share one
    thing in common those suffering from a major
    psychological disorder have significant
    challenges with everyday life. Understanding
    these disorders builds an appreciation for what
    these people go through on a daily basis.

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References
  • Robert S. Feldman Understanding psychology
  • Linda L.Davidoff Introduction to Psychology.
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    ekey12229
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissociative_disorder
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizophrenia
  • http//www.ehow.com/about_6260512_major-psychologi
    cal-disorders.html 2011-02-20

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