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what are the main characteristics of personality disorders?
duration and social impairment
differences between egodystonic and egosyntonic
egodystonic-personal distress, discomfort with one's symptoms
egosyntonic-ideas and impulses do not bother the person
behavior of a person with antisocial personality disorder
irresponsible, reckless, irritable, aggressive and antisocial behavior; disregards and violates other people's rights
what is the onset of antisocial personality disorder?
early childhood or adolescence
what makes personality disorders different from other disorders?
they are not episodic; they are enduring
are personality disorders egodystonic or egosyntonic?
why is it difficult to do cross-cultural comparisons for personality disorders?
the personality disorders are more closely tied to cultural expectations than any other type of disorders; we define personality disorders by their deviation from cultural norms but each culture is different
bulimia requires that bingeing occurs how often?
at least twice a week
bulimia requires that bingeing and purging go on for how long?
at least 3 mos.
in anorexia, weight is less than __% of normal weight
onset of bulimia and anorexia
late adolescence/early adulthood
bulimia affects _ to_% of young women
bulimia and anorexia: ratio of women to men
10 to 1
anorexia affects _ to_% of young women
.5 to 1%
family factors relating to anorexia
over-involvement, overprotectedness, rigidity, lack of conflict-resolution