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16. Psychological Disorders
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Excessive Global and persistent anxiety.
sudden episodes of extreme anxiety, escalating rapidly in intensity
Frequent and unexpected panic attacks.
irrational fear of a specific object or situation
Extreme irrational fear of experiencing a panic attack in a public situation
Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Disorder
extreme irrational fear of being judged and criticized in social situation.
Chronic and persistent anxiety symptoms in response to extreme physical or psychological trauma.
Intrusive repetitive thoughts and or the urges to perform certain actions.
extreme and persistent feelings of dependency worthless and hopelessness
chronic low grade feelings of depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder
episodes of depression that reoccurr during the fall and winter and remit during spring and summer
Alternating Between Manic and depressive episodes.
moderate but frequent mood swings
odd thoughts, speech, emotional reactions, mannerisms, and appearance; impaired social functioning; often superstitious.
pervasive detachment from social relationships, emotinoally cold, flat, indifferent to praise or criticism from others.
Narcissistic P. Disorder
grandoise sense of self importance, exaggerate abilities and accomplishments, excessive need for admiration, boastful and pretentious.
exaggerated, overly dramatic, expression of emotions and attention seeking behavior that often includes sexually seductive behavior.
Distrust and suspicious.
Unstable; impulsive; self destructive; most commonly diagnosed.
Always afraid of rejection so they avoid people.
Excessive need to be taken care of
inability to recall important personal information
sudden travel away from home, extensive amnesia and identity confusion.
extensive memory disruptions along with presence of two or more distinct personalities.
Delusions/hallucinations but virtually no cognitive impairment. Disorganized behavior or negative symptoms.
Highly disturbed movements or actions
behavior and speech
combination of all three
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