Abnormal Psychology
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...Abnormal Psychology, 121(3), 707-718. Pearson, Combs, Zapolski, & Smith (2012) reveals that although most eating disorders are present in pupils in early middle school, disorders such as binge eating behavior in girls are present as early... Annotated Bibliography on eating and Sleep disorders of affiliation Sleep disorders Bernier, A., Belanger, M.-E., Bordeleau, S., & Carrier, J. (2013). Mothers, Fathers, Toddlers: Parental Psychosocial functioning as a Contesxt for Young Childrens Sleep. Developmental Psychology, 49(7), 1375-1384. Bernier, Belanger, Bordeleau, & Carrier (2013) highlight that within any society, it is of paramount importance that children obtain quaity sleep for proper functioning nota...
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...Abnormal Psychology FINAL EXAM Read each question carefully and completely, and choose the best answer. 1. Which of the following is/are true of psychosis? a. Psychosis may be substance-induced or caused by traumatic brain injury b. Individuals may experience delusions and hallucinations c. Individuals experience function impairment d. All of the above e. B & C only 2. Rates of schizophrenia are higher among which socioeconomic group? a. Upper b. Upper-middle c. Middle d. Lower e. Rates are equal among socioeconomic groups 3. According to the Downward Drift theory... _______________________________________________________ Panther ID: ___________________________________________________ PSYC 3140...
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...Abnormal Psychology al Affiliation Article 2 Question The study was not bias by not including boys. This is due to the fact that there is no big sex difference for cases of eating disorders. Cases of binge eating and anorexia have been found to be more prevalent among the girl population (Boone, Soenens, & Luyten 2014). However, the difference is not very much. By focusing on only the population which has the higher number of cases anorexia, the authors were able to provide a clear insight into the issue without being said to be biased. The findings that were obtained among the girl population can easily be applied to the boy population owing to the fact that about 0.3 percent of both sexes... ...
Abnormal Psychology
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...Abnormal Psychology Abnormal Psychology Introduction Abnormal psychology is a branch that deals with abnormal behaviors and psychopathology. The study usually covers areas such as depression, compulsion, obsession, sexual deviation, and other behavioral disorders. In this field of study, there are usually clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, and psychotherapists who offer counseling, diagnosis and treatments. This is the reason as to why Mr. and Mrs. Lowson decided to take their 4-year-old daughter, Clara, to a psychiatrist after realizing that their daughter...
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...Abnormal Psychology People with internet addiction solely have no social life as their life revolves around the internet. They spend almost all their free time and others all their lives engaging in sexual relations and other sexual preoccupations, sending messages to others over the internet as well as participating excessively in games online. All these are carried out at the expense of other activities of importance in their lives. The evidence collected was from several neurocognitive tests conducted on the task of gambling. The performance according to the BART test indicated that internet addicted students performed better and made better decisions...
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...Abnormal Psychology Abnormal psychology is a complex topic. There are different models of abnormality, and different ifications. The models of abnormality are medical, cognitive, behavioural and psychodynamic. The medical model assumes that abnormality may be treated like a physical disease. The cognitive model aims to change one’s thoughts. The behavioural model aims to change one’s behaviours. Moreover, there are classifications of abnormality, which is dictated in Britain by the ICD. These are all explained further in this essay. Also, there are singular ideas put forth by Szasz and Rosenhand regarding abnormalities. Rosenhand believes that mental illness is over diagnosed, and he “proved...
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...Abnormal Psychology Antisocial Personality Disorder has genetic and physiological causes. According to the text, adopted children of criminals with this disorder rate high in criminality (physiological cause). Criminality involves getting into trouble. Individuals with Antisocial personality Disorder often get into legal trouble because they are usually not remorseful and always are in trouble because of committing actions that are against the law. Criminality however may be caused by socio-economic status of the individual and that isn’t the case with Antisocial Personality Disorder. Psychopathy is a collection of several characteristics that a psychopath usually has. These characteristics... ...
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...ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Hypochondriasis refers to a mental disorder. The patient in his minds strongly believes that he or she is terminally ill but diagnosis shows that this belief is not true. Several psychological processes are at work when it comes to patients with hypochondriasis. They are cognitive and behavioral aspects of a person that will affect this disorder. Patients with hypochondriasis merely express a fear of having a certain disease but medical diagnosis shows no presence of the disease. Somatization disorder presents the actual physical symptoms that are treatable but they may reoccur should the psychiatrist not look at the...
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...Abnormal Psychology: Diagnosing Marilyn Monroe The essay aims to proffer a chosen infamous person in history believed to demonstrate behaviors conducive to a personality disorder. The individual’s behavior and personality would be described. Likewise, the disorder from which one believes the person suffered is identified by comparing his/her behaviors with the clinical features of the disorder according to the DSM IV. Finally, the discourse would determine the theoretical perspective and the rationale that drove his/her behavior. For this purpose, the person to be diagnosed is Marilyn Monroe. Abnormal Psychology: Diagnosing Marilyn Monroe Every individual experienced and felt some sense... ....
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...Abnormal Psychology Declaimer This study seeks to highlight Ludwig Van Beethoven’s psychological condition via using varied credible sources with an intention of creating an informative literature. Mainly, this entails utter evaluation of key sources’ content against the conventional argument presented by numerous and varied authors. Since, some authors owing to the Ludwig Van Beethoven’s incredible success in his career while experiencing systematic illness, may end up exaggerating their content to appear more reliable compared to their counterparts’ sources (Burroughs, 2009). Therefore, this study’s content comprises of crystallized...
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...ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Anxiety disorder: A review and a case study examined Anxiety disorder: A review and a case study examined Anxiety disorders have a great variety of symptoms and manifestations which cannot all be either controlled or diagnosed for the cause of the symptoms. Some disorders have a direct association to the cause, while others appear to manifest randomly through undetermined stimulus. Anxiety disorders can be classified into two groups that are defined by continuous symptoms or episodic symptoms (Gelder and Mayou, 2005, p. 75). The nature of the disorder can be manifested through four different types of symptoms. The first type of symptom is mental anxiety... it a great...
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...Abnormal psychology Jack the Ripper The fact that Jack the Ripper was never identified and in the absence of prior clinical assessment records that provide a detailed explanation of his past personal history and family history, it proves difficult to provide an accurate diagnosis of his mental state. None the less, it is possible to make presumptions pertaining to the underlying factors that predisposed him to proceed with the “canonical murders”, which involved the murder of five female prostitutes. Jack the Ripper’s victim choice, his mutilation techniques (also referred to as his Mondus Operundus or MO) help to shed some light on factors that might have triggered his personality disorders...
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...Abnormal Psychology Declaimer This study seeks to highlight Ludwig Van Beethoven’s psychological condition via using varied credible sources with an intention of creating an informative literature. Mainly, this entails utter evaluation of key sources’ content against the conventional argument presented by numerous and varied authors. Since, some authors owing to the Ludwig Van Beethoven’s incredible success in his career while experiencing systematic illness, may end up exaggerating their content to appear more reliable compared to their counterparts’ sources (Burroughs, 2009). Therefore, this study’s content comprises of crystallized...
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...Abnormal Psychology Introduction In 1976, the American vigilante film Taxi driver was released. The film was directed by Martin Scorsese. The audience considers Taxi Driver as one of the paramount film that can last invariably on the mind of people. One of the utmost influential protagonists of the film is Travis Bickle. Travis is 26 year old man returned to New York and applied for job as a cab driver. Mentally Travis Bickle was ill and never part of this usual world. The mental issues and monotonous personality of Travis were pivotal reasons to be in the war. The character of the individual is further exposed during the progress of the film. The...
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...Abnormal Psychology The first change in our view οf panic disorder and the models we utilize to try to understand it involves the data reviewed in this volume by Craske, and to a lesser extent by Shear and Mammen and by Lydiard and Brawman-Mintzer, which place a clear focus on the childhood antecedents οf the adult anxiety disorders, in particular panic disorder and social phobia. The work οf Kagan, Reznick, and Snidman (1988) and others has documented that the relatively stable early childhood behavior pattern that Kagan et al. call behavioral inhibition may be one οf the best predictors οf adulthood anxiety disorders. It is probably the best illustration...
Abnormal psychology and perception
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...Abnormal psychology and perception Abnormal psychology To the editor, I read your article on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and believe that your author’s approach to the article is overly simplistic, and could mislead the public on the disorder and its causes. The article is also likely to hamper success in controlling and managing the disorder among children because it presents a false basis from which the society can initiate preventive and management measures. The following reasons support my opinion on the article’s simplistic approach and identify issues that the author should have noted in the article. One of the bases for the article’s simplicity is its narrow approach... to...
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...abnormal behavior ) Acute mania. Patient isn’t sleeping and is having grandiose and strange thoughts. She is also disorganized and in a disarray. Part 2: Psychological Model/Theory for potential causes Compare and contrast the psychological approaches of the Psychological Tradition (psychoanalysis, humanism, and behavioral). (approximately 200 words) The nutshell of behaviorism is the ancient... ? Case Study Project Part Patient’s Background Patient’s Sue Disorder of disorder) Bi-PolarDisorder Criteria for the disorder that the patient meets (based on the DSM-5 classification of the disorder) Primary symptoms are manic or rapid cycling episodes of mania and depression. Mania might be characterized by...
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...psychological issues. The main aim of psychotherapy is ensuring that the individual has an increased sense of self and the environment that is around him or her (Yalom, 2005). As various schools of thought developed in psychology, each one of them came with its own therapeutic methods. The main aim of the paper is to discuss differences that are there among therapies for different schools of thoughts used in treatment of mental disorders in psychology. Differences between cognitivism, structuralism, functionalism, and psychoanalysis would... of Psychotherapy refers to therapeutic interactions that occur between professions who have trained in psychotherapy and an individual or group that has underlying...
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy
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...Abnormal Psychology Comparison of Normal and Abnormal Psychology in a Real World Setting Introduction The major duty and responsibility of today’s psychologists is to help humans, so that they can cope with the stressful life of modern era. However, to fulfill this obligation mental scientists have been able to devise some common treatments, to solve various cognitive issues in their patients. The most common one is big five model, which analyzes five attributes of human personality for categorization (Geyer, 2011), and thus helps in devising a treatment plan for each personality type. It is important to note that another area of psychology developed with the passage... Comparison of Normal and...
Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology
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...Abnormal Psychology Affiliation) Sociocultural theorists believe that individuals become substance abusers because of socio economic conditions. Some of the Sociocultural theorists believe that individuals become substance abusers if they live in a family environment where use of substance is acceptable (Comer, 2010, p. 300). The Psychodynamic theorists perceive that individuals start depending on drugs while looking for nurturance that their parents failed to provide during their early ages. Theorists even believe that individuals develop personality traits of a substance abuser due to which they become substance abusers. Behavioral theorists believe that an individual might become... Fundamentals of...
Bipolar 1 (Abnormal Psychology)
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...Abnormal Psychology) Grade (15th, Oct. Bipolar Abnormal Psychology) Introduction Bipolar 1 is regarded as one of the most severe form of mental illness. It is a condition that has a high rate of recurrence, and thus it requires to be treated in good time, because it bears a high risk of death through suicide if it remains unaddressed for long (McLean Hospital, 2011). The dangers of this abnormal mental conditions lies in the fact that the individuals suffering from his disorder can swiftly shift from one mood to the other, ranging from mania to depression. The mood swings occur rapidly, and is always to the extremes of happiness and higher levels of energy, followed by a shift to highly... ? Bipolar...
Abnormal Psychology- Psychosis
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...Abnormal Psychology: Psychosis Introduction Civil rights attorneys often use the adverse effects of psychotic drugs when defending a psychotic patient from refusing to accept treatment. Aiming to prove that each psychotic patient has the right to refuse to accept treatment, the clerk working for an attorney will conduct a research study on the adverse side effects of a variety of antipsychotic medication. Based on the research findings, whether or not psychotic patients should be allowed to refuse treatment as well as the negative social consequences of not allowing psychotic patients to refuse treatment will be discussed. Adverse Side Effects of a...
Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology
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...Abnormal Psychology Grade (April 27th, Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology Abnormal Psychology refers to the branch of psychology that studies unusual behavior patterns in individuals, even the ones which may not be immediately and apparently defined under any known mental disorder (Hansell & Damour, 2008). Therefore, Abnormal Psychology studies the behaviors patterns, the emotions and the thought process, in order to be able to establish what exactly causes the behavior, while also establishing the characteristics of such unusual behaviors, through the application of diverse theoretical frameworks. Nevertheless, the field of Abnormal Psychology has been faced... Historical Perspectives of...
Timeline of abnormal psychology - 410
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...abnormal psychology affiliation Development of abnormal psychology Over the years, abnormal psychology has changed and evolved to a more comfortable position. In the modern century, people with abnormal are effectively provided with care and medication. The change experienced is part of the development stage of abnormal psychology. What are the most significant stages? I. Prehistoric Times In this stage, there is still connection between evil spirits and abnormal psychology. Archeologists have found skulls with drilled holes. Some assert that the holes are meant to release evil spirits that cause abnormality. However, scientists point out that the holes are drilled for medical... Development of...
Abnormal Psychology and Therapy Paper
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...Abnormal Psychology and Therapy Abnormal Psychology and Therapy (A review of Psychological disorders and therapy) Abnormal Psychology and Therapy 2Introduction The word Psychology originated from the two Greek words ‘psyche’ and ‘logos’ which means soul and science respectively. Psychology was the study of soul earlier. Then it was modified as study of mind and now it is the study of behavioral changes. According to the modern psychologists, behavior includes all those activities of an individual which can be observed by any person with or...
Abnormal Psychology Class: Research Proposal
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...Abnormal Psychology 07 July 2007 Eating Disorders Introduction “Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the fattest of them all?” (Thompson,Colleen 2007) The general area under examination is eating disorders. Specifically, this paper would attempt to examine the effect of removing mirrors from treatment clinic on an individual with an eating disorder. This examination is critical to the improving the overall detrimental effect on the psyche, emotional and physical well-being of an individual with an eating disorder. Background/Review of the Literature The public is constantly bombarded by unrealistic images of individuals who appear to be looking in peak...
Depression in the context of abnormal psychology
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...Abnormal Psychology of Abstract Depression refers both to a serious mental disorder and to a normal mood involving sadness that all people occasionally experience. The duration and grouping of symptoms distinguishes depression as a mental disorder from occasional feelings of sadness. This article discusses depression as a disorder. Medical experts believe that depression causes more disability throughout the world than almost any other medical illness or disorder. As the number of patients suffering with different types of depression is showing an abrupt increase over past few years, it has become imperative... Running Head: A study of Depression A study of Depression in the Context of...
Behavioural approach to normal and abnormal psychology
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...abnormal psychology. Evaluate the model in terms of its practical implications and therapeutic approaches. The behavioural approach to psychology focuses on observable behaviour rather than unobservable, mental phenomena such as feelings and thoughts. It assumes that both normal and abnormal psychology can be explained in terms of environmental factors and is therefore on the nurture side of the nature-nurture debate. Specifically, the behavioural approach assumes that all behaviour is learned or conditioned, and can be explained in terms of principles of reinforcement. " The gap between normal and abnormal behaviour... ORDER 120872 Describe the assumptions of the behavioural approach to normal and...
Abnormal Psychology - Psychoanalytic Model and Behavioural Model
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...Abnormal Psychology- Psychoanalysis Model over Behaviour Model" Psychoanalysis is performed to understand the behavior and emotions of theindividual. These factors remain hidden in the unconscious mind and generate gloom. These symptoms may in some cases be distinguished while in others it could result in individuality attributes, impede performance in professional as well as personal fronts. All these affects the self esteem of the individual, hence there is a need to undergo psychoanalytic treatment. Psychoanalysis determines the chronological basis of the problem, changes that took place over point in time and enables one to deal with the truth (What is Psychoanalysis?). Introduction... of...
Treatment plan for two clients (abnormal psychology)
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...abnormal psychology) Ororo Munroe. Diagnosis: Phobia-Specific Oruro is avoiding specific situations. She avoids elevators, the subway and all tight cramped locations. The thought of trapped in tight places or situations prompts her experience extreme anxiety. Oruro clearly has a phobia of tight or cramped up places evident in the way she expresses persistent fears towards these areas besides showing avoidance behavior. TREATMENT PLAN FOR ORURO MUNROE * SPECIFIC PHOBIA, Tight cramped locations (claustrophobia, fear of being stuck in small closed locations) BEHAVIORAL DEFINITIONS 1. A persistent and unreasonable fear of tight cramped locations and the thought or of being... Treatment plan for two...
Abnormal Psychology Case Study: Mood disorder
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...Abnormal psychology: Clinical perspectives on psychological disorders (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.... Mental Disorder Insert Mental Disorder A mental disorder is defined as a psychological pattern, reflected in ones behavior that is generally associated with distress or disability, and not considered in the normal development of personal culture (Haglin & Whitbourne, 2010). Background of the disorder It is mainly associated with distress, pain, disability, loss of freedom and the increased risk of suffering death. Acute stress disorder is an anxiety disorder notified due to a cluster of dissociative and anxiety symptoms that occur within a month of a traumatic stressor. Recently, ...
Abnormal Psychology: Anxiety Disorders from DSM IV
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...Abnormal Psychology, 110(1), 49-58. doi: 10.1037/0021- 843X.110.1.49 Bystritsky, A. (2006). Treatment-resistant anxiety disorders... Anxiety is a term that is used to describe a full range of psychiatric disorders. Whereas in times past, individuals may have characterized anxiety merely as stress, the way in which professionals now understand and can characterize the symptoms of anxiety has become greatly more nuanced. Ultimately, rather than making the individual’s life less fulfilling, chronic anxiety has the ability to cause a litany of other health problems in addition to shortening the individual’s overall life expectancy in the most extreme cases. As a means of better understanding anxiety, this...
Abnormal psychology Is Ritalin over prescribed?
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...Abnormal Psychology 4th Edition Halgin, Richard P. Website reference: www.breggin.org Website reference: www.mhhe.com/socscience/psychology/faces/bigvid Website reference: www.russellbarkley.org... 2008-03-07 Critical Issue analysis: 3 parts: "Is Ritalin over prescribed" Case Study: Schizophrenia Case Study: ADD Critical Issue Analysis "Is Ritalin over prescribed" Each issue stated facts that merit attention, both stemming from extensive research and experience in the field of ADHD in children. Primarily, in the forefront of the issue is Peter R. Breggin, his background in behavior modification and intervention of crisis resulting from ADHD denotes a view o...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Iron man3) for abnormal psychology class.
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...abnormal psychology Briefly, summarize your sample media in 1 to 2 paragraphs Relevant technological mediums such as movies and films are significant in portraying the mental disorders. The movie Iron Man 3 gives a comprehensive illustration of mental disorder in relation to modern technology. The movie helps in understanding the effects attributed to development of mental disorder in Tony Stark as the protagonist. As a result, the traumatic experience led to a significant change in the behavior of social life of traumatic Tony Stark (Comer, 2014, p.141-154). The stress experienced in the daily actives lead to stress that need development of appropriate... Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Iron man3) for...
Abnormal Psychology: Eating disorders: Binge eating disorder (BED)
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...ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Eating disorders: Binge eating disorder (BED) Outline I. Introduction II. of BEDA. Addiction Relationship B. Sugar Relationship III. Case Study: Anne IV. Drug and Therapy Treatment A. Norpramin B. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy V. Conclusion Eating disorders: Binge eating disorder (BED) Obesity is often considered a matter of character rather than a matter of health. According to Haddock (2000), “Obesity is often taken as a sign of personal failing…Even though about one-third of the population is overweight, and the causes of obesity are clearly not associated with personal character, the stigma against the obese remains” (p. 124). However, in studying the nature... ?Running Head:...
Abnormal Psychology
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...psychologically. Research from the National Health Service (NHS) indicate that men exhibit signs of alcohol dependence twice as much as women do. What alcohol dependence means is that; drinking alcohol becomes an essential factor in an individual’s life in such a way that the individual feels that he/she cannot function without it (Maars, and Jeffrey... Due: Personality disorder: Alcohol dependence Introduction A serving of wine during dinner, a cocktail at a gala night event, a beer with friends, people interact with alcohol on many platforms. Alcohol makes its appearance in various parts of our lives. As easy as it is to ask for a second round, people forget that alcohol is addictive; physically and...
Why is it important to understand the history of abnormal psychology?
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...abnormal psychology? Discuss what you find interesting, puzzling,outlandish, etc. in regard to a mental health issue/abnormal psychology. The term ‘abnormal’ alone manifests delving into issues that are not within the normal facets of a person’s behavior. The study of behavior and mental processes become more interesting and challenging when one seeks to determine the root causes for mal-adaptive or mal-adjusted behavior. Interest of scholars and practitioners in the field of mind and behavior could have been as old as when man begun to establish records. Personally, I find it interesting to differentiate notions of normal or abnormal behavior... Why is it important to understand the history of abnormal ...
Year 3 - Abnormal Psychology Essay (Dementia vs Cognitive impairments)
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...abnormalities that separates it in other fields of thinking. Last in this line of queries and probably the most common problem that occurs, is also its categorization to normal aging or beyond (Alzheimers Associaion, 2006). The advent of MCI, although considered to be in its infantile stage, signifies the need for the development and research that is associated with this area of psychology. The problem that differentiates dementia and cognitive dysfunctions entails more than the recognition of the dissimilarity among the two and such that it is encumbered upon by the lack of necessity it curtails, then, further study and development is needed. It may be regarded... There is oftentimes an aspect of...
Gender Identify Disorder: Transsexualism Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Chapter 15, p. 196
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...abnormal psychology. The book presents... Gender Identity Disorder Gender Identity Disorder Overview of Case Gender identity disorder is one of the diagnoses used to describe individuals who suffer from vital gender dysphoria (Oltmanns, Martin, Neale & Davidson, 2011). Dysphoria is a condition whereby an individual is discontented with his/her gender roles, which are associated with a picky sex. These symptoms are closely related to transsexualism. In some countries, gender dysphoria is described as a mental illness. Gender identity disorder is classified as a medical disorder by DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10-CM. This paper will discuss the gender identity disorder by incorporating a transsexual case study in...
PTSD: Rape Trauma Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Chapter 3, p. 31
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...abnormal psychology. The paper explains the case overview, case conceptualization, and the treatment plan of a client. Part one. Rowley Jocelyn was a student at Midwest University. She was a single lady aged 20 years and an extremely wonderful student. Jocelyn had a hard time in studying because her grades had just dropped suddenly. The drop in the grades, relationship problems, and sleeping problems, made her to visit a therapist. It was the only time that Jocelyn had sought such services... ? Posttraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD involves a disorder of anxiety which is normally severe and develops due to exposure to conditions which may lead to psychological trauma. These conditions may involve a death,...
In reference to abnormal psychology, what causes substance-related disorders, particularly those dealing with alcohol abuse.
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...Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach. 4th edition. London: Thomson Wadsworth Brdley, K.A. (1992). Management of alcoholism in the primary care setting. West J Med. 156(3), 273–277. Paton, A. (2005). Alcohol in the body. British Medical Journal, 330, 85-87. Tome, S. & Lucey, M.R. (2004). Current Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther., 19(7), 707-714.... -producing situations. Some studies have pointed to a relation between certain brain wave patterns and an increased risk for alcoholism (Barlow & Durand, 2004). Racial influences: Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans have deficiency or absence of alcohol dehydrogenase and hence tend to drink less and are at lower risk...
PTSD: Rape Trauma Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, Chapter 3, p. 31
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...abnormal psychology. The paper explains the case overview, case conceptualization, and the treatment plan of a client. Part one. This is a situation that occurred to a woman that I know, slightly. Less than three months in his marriage to a Chinese woman (Maya), the husband was accused by his wife of rape. The two lived in a flat that was shared. In the evening of the attack that was alleged, and after the same attack, Maya sat happily with their house mates and her... Posttraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is an anxiety, disorder which is normally severe and develops dueto exposure to conditions which may lead to psychological trauma. These conditions may involve a death,...
Abnormal psychology-analyzing psychiatric cases
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...abnormalities that came from the laboratory (p. 324) which include sleep EEG abnormalities. General medical conditions can happen because of the trauma but nothing else is known about Acute Stress Disorder except in the way it works with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Psychiatric Workshop Case IV. A. Major Psychiatric Symptoms: Major complaints of a physical nature, depression, alcoholism, vomiting, sexual indifference, surgeries that added to challenges. B. Diagnostic Impressions: Axis I... Psychiatric Workshop Case Wealthy 72 Year old widow A. Major Psychiatric Symptoms: She does not appear to have psychiatric symptoms and seems to be in very good health. B. Diagnostic Impressions: Axis I: ...
Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
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...Abnormal and Clinical Psychology Answer Anything that diverts from the convention or dissents from the typical or usual is known as abnormal. Nevertheless exceptions can also be seen as certain behaviour may be considered as normal in one circumstance while may be regarded as abnormal in another cultural/ social context. The abnormal behaviour is defined as any maladaptive behaviour that restricts an individual from normal functioning or a reduction in an individual’s ability to perform at an average level, or a person suffers discomfort due to other’s behaviour or an individual that may pose threats to other individuals can be considered as abnormal as well as a behaviour that does not fit... ...
(Abnormal Psychology) The purpose of the written assignment is to facilitate your exposure to scientific research. For the assignment, you are to read an article from a scientific journal, summarize it, and provide a critique
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...psychological disorders . The behavioral activation, cognitive therapy and anti – depressant are major factors in treating people who have severe mental illness. As per (Tan,2007, pg.101-12)“From a historical perspective, the behavioral therapy can be divided in to three generation namely, the first generation or wave consisted of traditional behavior therapy... Use of Prayer and Scripture in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy The article “Use of Prayer and Scripture in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy by ”Sian Yang tan is about the importance of cognitive therapy in treating a person with mental illness with the help of prayer and scriptures .The article state that cognitive therapy is the best treatment for...
Ntroducton to abnormal and Health Psychology
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...psychology. The problem which is being discussed here is that why people do not attend their appointment in hospitals. And what steps should be taken in order to reduce the number of people who miss hospital appointments. I have chosen this model because the model of reasoned action is closely related to this issue. According to the Theory of Reasoned Action, “a person’s behavior is determined by its behavioral intention to perform it” (Sable, Schwartz, Kelly, Lisbon and Hall (2006). This intention is determined... of Health Education, 3: pp. 180-193. Retrieved from http://www.ithaca.edu/HPHMComputer/HealthBehaviorModels.pdf Sable, M.R., Schwartz, L.R., Kelly, P.J., Lisbon, E., & Hall, M.A.,...
Obey at Any Cost? Milgram,S. (1963). Behavioral study of obedience. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology. 67,371-378
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...Abnormal and Social Psychology. 67,371-378... Obey at Any Cost Stanley Milgram was the psychologist responsible for coming up with a very controversial study that raised a lot of issues in the use of human subjects in psychological research. From the recruitment of subjects, he already used deception in using a misleading title for his research. He advertised his research to be on learning and memory and the effect of punishment on learning, but it was actually on obedience to an authority figure. He was actually interested in scientifically investigating the dynamics of how people could inflict harm on others just because they were ordered to do so. This idea sprung from his curiosity of how...
Abnormal Pschology
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...Abnormal Psychology The second case is about Siemone Jeuroire. She seeks attention from a therapist in regards to her condition, something she has never done before. A diagnostic report was prepared for her condition after an interview with the therapist. Some of Jeuroire relatives had mood problems; her father was a nervous person. This shows that there are distinct genetic conditions that may affect Jeuroire. She does not show persistent anger, but shows signs of sadness. She gets frequent frustrations from her partner who she has not seen for eight weeks since their last encounter. It became hard to determine if the disorder affected her sex drive....
Theories of Abnormal Behavior
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...Abnormal Psychology Theories of Abnormal Behavior and Number 17 June 2007 Theories ofAbnormal Behavior The definition of abnormal behavior has gone through significant changes and depends on the historical, medical and social factors. From statistical perspective, abnormal behavior is the behavior which deviates from the majority. From social perspective, people marked behaving abnormally, are unable to reach goals and interfere with social functioning. Personal distress leads to abnormal behavior even thought the person might not be aware of having mental health...
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...Abnormal psychology Q According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, often addiction is drastic in nature. Therefore, people are not able to stop using drugs or alcohol. Thus living with somebody who is a drug or alcoholic abuse is imperative that they get help very immediately. Once one of the family members has left treatment, they will have to face challenges. The addiction of alcohol will not only affect the drunkard but will also influence the entire family at large. The effects of addiction may have an impact on the family for a very long period. The addiction could lead to financial difficulties and health problems that might need to be in the...
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