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Ab Psych Exam 2 (Chap 4 & 5) Review
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Altered perception involving the loss of the sense of reality of the external world. When a person feels the external world is removed, mechanical, distorted or even "dead".
Altered perception including loss of the sense of one's own reality. When a person's mental functioning or body feels unreal or foreign. Can recall events.
Having claustrophobia, fear of flying or public buses is an example of what?
Talking like an adult than a toddler/ Primary personality becomes and alter is an example fo what?
In what disorder did Freud believed these patients were converting unconscious conflicts into physical symptoms?
If you were experiencing symptoms similar to PTSD, but it has not been a month; what would your diagnosis be?
Acute Stress Disorder
fearful of social situations- especially public speaking would be what disorder?
A person feels: threatened & anxious Imagines: something awful is about to happen -But still might be able to work and function, although not as well as they would like would be what disorder?
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
This disorder Involves behavioral or mental compulsions and rituals, which can be chronic.
Obsessive COmpulsive Disorder (OCD)
a mother deliberately makes her child sick for the sake of attention, the mother should be diagnosed with what?
Munchausen by Proxy
The alarm reaction to danger that is triggered by anxiety primarily involves the ________ nervous system.
The sex ratio is almost equal in _________ phobia.
The average number of alters observed with DID is ____.
T/F- Dissociative fugues usually follow a happy event.
False! A traumatic event
T/F-Regarding the heredity of anxiety, an environmental stress can make us uptight or tense
F- Inherited Tenendcy, not environmental stress
How can worry be useful?
It can help plan for the future, make sure we are prepared and also helps us to double check that we have thought of everything.
The average length of time between an individual's first symptoms of DID and identification and diagnosis of the disorder by a professional is how long?
What age group is most commonly found to have GAD?
Adults over 45 years of age
What happens when people with OCD attempt to neutralize disturbing thoughts?
The frequency of obsessive thoughts increases over time
What is The first step in treating people with dissociative identity disorder?
To bond with the primary personality (usually the host)
Is vulnerability to anxiety disorders related to a person's sense of control over environmental events?
When is a diagnosis of PTSD warranted?
1 month after trauma
T/F- An increased risk of developing anxiety disorders was found among teenagers who use steroids.
False! Teens who smoked ciggarettes
If a physician believes a patient's disorder is due to hidden needs, repression or reinforcement, then the patient may receive a diagnosis of what?
A person who formerly spoke a different language and now suddenly begins speaking a foreign language but now cannot remember the languages is an example of (3 words)?
(DID) Dissociative Identity Disorder
In dissociative amnesia, the individual typically has no memory of
selective events or emotional tone attached to them, particularly those involving trauma
Symptom such as flashbacks, nightmares, breathing, perspiring. Causes periods of anxiety and possibly sleeplessness
Lasts less than one month. Might diminish or disappear when: within 3 weeks. - similar symptoms to PTSD, but more mild
Acute Stress Disorder
A person feels: threatened and anxious. Imagines: something awful is about to happen - but still might be able to work and function, although not as well as they would like
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
People feel: fearful of social situations - especially public speaking. Might do: everything to avoid situations - which causes significant impairment
Involved behavioral or mental compulsions and rituals. Can be chronic
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Loss of physical functioning without any physical cause. Symptoms appear after a traumatic event. Freud believed these patients were converting unconscious conflicts into physical symptoms
How many total personalities?
How many male personalities?
What does purple represent?
Purple crayon. Represents her anger towards her mother.
What does green represent?
Green kitchen where she was abused.
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