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ChiroBoards2: Physco

ChiroBoards2: Physcology

Antisocial acts out conflict without remorse or guilt and has difficulty following rules
compulsive descriptive of thoughts or behavior which are automatic responses to anxiety or stress. Ex. hand washing
Hysterical: aka Histrionic
Hysterical attention seeking, aggressive, seductive person who is unable to be deeply involved emotionally.
Narcissism attention seeking, regards no one else as important, strong admiration for self.
Paranoid sensitive, defensive, suspicion, suspicion leading to aggression
Passive Aggressive Taking aggressive actions in an indirect manner , argumentative
Schizoid Ungluing of reason and emotion, introverted, emotionally cold and distant, avoids social interaction, delusions and hallucinations
Denial Refusal to perceive unpleasant realities
Projection acts of assigning a feeling or belief to another person, group, or to the outside world
Rationalization attributing one's own unacceptable desires and impulses to someone else
Reaction formation behavior expressed in an exaggerated form of an opposite behavior
Regression a response to stress in which an individual reverts to a less developmentally mature stage
Repression unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind.
Transference redirecting ones feelings from one person to another
sublimination channeling unacceptable impulses or energy into socially acceptable activity.
Anxiety Disorders: Physical symptoms (6) Heart Palpitations, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, sweating, tingling, dizziness
Anxiety a state of intense apprehension or worry often accompanied by physical symptoms
Panic disorder repeated attacks of severe anxiety
Panic Attack: Duration 5-30 minutes
OCD: Obsessive reoccurring intrusive thought or image that seems senseless or unpleasant
OCD: Compulsive activity designed to reduce anxiety that a person feels compelled to repeat
OCD: Thoughts vs. Actions Thoughts = obsessive ; Actions = Compulsive
Phobic An irrational or unrealistic fear of a situation, animal, person, or activity
Agoraphobia public spaces
Acrophobia heights
Astrophobia thunder and lightning
Astraphobia fear of stars or celestial space
Somatoform Disorders psychological conflicts take on a physical form and no organic evidence exists to explain the symptom
Hypochondriasis an exaggerated pre-occupation with bodily functions and fear that one is suffering from serious disease.
Conversion hysteria: aka Conversion reaction
Conversion hysteria Loss or change of physical function caused by a psychological conflict
Conversion hysteria: M/c disabilities (5) paralysis, blindness, mutism, deafness, seizures
Body dysmorphic disorder pervasive belief that a body part is misshapen or malformed
Affective Disorder severe fluctuation of mood or personality
Alcoholism: assoc. conditions (2) Folate deficiency and Delirium tremens
Delirium tremens acute case of delirium (involving shakes) caused by withdrawal from alcohol
Bipolar Affect Disorder: occurring age range childhood to 50 years old
Bipolar: avg. manic episode duration lasts 3 monnths
Bipolar: avg. depressive episode duration 6-9 months
Catatonia associated with muscle inhibition
Dysthymic disorder: definition Mild, chronic depression
Dysthymic disorder: symptom requirements for diagnosis symptoms must occur most of the time for 2 years
Dysthymic disorder: age it begins adolescence or early adulthood
Involutional melancholia period of depression associated with menopause
Aversion used to treat alcoholics by associating drinking with unpleasant consequences
Classic conditioning Two events occurring close together in time become fused in a persons mind; Ex. Pavlov's dog
Operant conditioning A statisfying reinforcement strengthens the behavior; Unsatisfying consequences weaken behavior
Flooding form of desensitization for the treatment of phobias. patient is repeatedly exposed to emotionally distressing stimuli of high intensity.
Modeling imitating the desired behavior of another
Rorschach test inkblot images
Wechsler Scale method of IQ testing
Freud: attributions free association, dream analysis, psychosexual stages of development
Freud: ANAL stage stubborn and develops an order to every aspect of life
Freud: Id Basic instincts
Freud: Ego Reality and control
Freud: Superego Guilt and consciousness
Jung "the collective unconscious of man" = used for psychoanalysis
Maslow Hierarchy of human needs
Maslow's Hierachy of human needs Physiology, safety, love, esteem, self actualization
Pavlov Classical conditioning
Skinner Operant conditioning
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