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  1. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  2. Medical Model
  3. Major Depressive Disorder
  4. Psychological Disorder
  5. Anxiety Disorders
  1. a a mood disorder in which a person experiences, in the absence of drugs or a medical condition, two or more weeks of significantly depressed moods, feelings of worthlessness, and diminished interest or pleasure in most activities
  2. b deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behaviour patterns
  3. c an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and/or actions (compulsions).
  4. d psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
  2. an anxiety disorder characterized by haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for four weeks or more after a traumatic experience
  3. an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
  4. false beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Antisocial Personality Disordera 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


  2. Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.


  3. 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).


  4. Phobiaa mood disorder marked by a hyperactive, wildly optimistic state


  5. Mood Disorderspsychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.