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  1. Psychological Disorder
  2. Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  3. Antisocial Personality Disorder
  4. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  5. Medical Model
  1. a an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
  2. b deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behaviour patterns
  3. c a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.
  4. d the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured. When applied to psychological disorders, the medical model assumes that these mental illnesses can be diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms and cured through therapy, which may include treatment in a psychiatric hospital.
  5. e a personality disorder in which the person (usually a man) exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family members; may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
  2. psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
  3. disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
  4. an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
  5. an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation

5 True/False questions

  1. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings


  2. DSM-IVthe American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition), a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders. Presently distributed in an updated "text revision" (DSM-IV-TR).


  3. Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more three key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity


  4. Anxiety Disorderspsychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety


  5. Major Depressive Disorderpsychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.