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Lecture Notes for PSY 103 - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY with Fridlund at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)

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Material Type:Note
Professor:Fridlund
Class:PSY 103 - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
Subject:Psychology
University:University of California - Santa Barbara
Term:Spring 2009
Keywords:
  • Analogue Experiment
  • Atypical Antidepressants
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Irritability
  • Somatogenic
  • Moral Treatment
  • Claustrophobia
  • Antidepressant
  • Distractibility
  • Antidepressants
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History and Concepts 4/19/2009 9:47:00 PM Asylums ? Institutions whose primary purpose was to care for people with mental illness. ? Once they started to overflow, they became virtual prisons, where patients were held in filthy conditions and treated cruelly. Co-morbidity ? The presence of two or more disorders in a single person Course of Illness ? How a disorder or illness progresses from the time of diagnosis to the time of death Deinstitutionalization ? Process of replacing long-stay asylums with community mental health services ? Based on the views of moral treatment ? Institutions had become isolated, untherapeutic and overcrowded Demonological View: ? Regarded abnormal behavior as the work of evil spirits ? Battle of good and evil where abnormal behavior was the resultant of evil winning ? Treatments included trephination and exorcism Diagnosis ? After hearing their symptoms; figure out what kind of suffering i...

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