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Psychological Disorders

-Deviant, Distressful, and Dysfunctional


-Behaviour Patterns

ADHD

-Psychological Disorder


-appearance by Age 7


-of One/More Key Symptoms:


1. extreme inattention


2. Hyperactivity


3. Impulsivity

DSM-IV-TR

-The American Psychiatric Association's


-Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th edition)


-Widely used System for Classifying Psychological Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

-Psychological Disorders


-Characterized by:


1. Distressing, Persistent anxiety or


2. Maladaptive behaviours that reduce anxiety

Dissociative Disorders

-Disorder in which Conscious Awareness is Separated (dissociated) from


-Past Memories, Thoughts, and Feelings

Somatoform Disorders

-Psychological Disorder


-Symptoms take Somatic (bodily) form


-Without apparent Physical Cause

Mood Disorders

-Psychological Disorders


-Characterized by Emotional Extremes

Bipolar Disorder

-Mood Disorder


-Alternates between:


1. hopelessness and lethargy of depression and


2. overexcited state of mania


-was called: manic-depressive disorder