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by: Kennedy Nelson

Abnormal 21628

Kennedy Nelson
Arkansas Tech University
GPA 4.0
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Abnormal Psychology
Jennifer Willbanks
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kennedy Nelson on Sunday February 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 21628 at Arkansas Tech University taught by Jennifer Willbanks in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Abnormal Psychology in Psychlogy at Arkansas Tech University.

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Date Created: 02/28/16
-Borderline personality disorder & Schizophrenia are confused with multiple personalities ­Multiple personality vs. DID– doesn’t have several personalities but lack of one unified ­Alters—The different identities Host—The identity that keeps other identities together Switch—Quick transition from one personality to another Technology Tip: Dr. Paul McHugh of Johns Hopkins discusses Multiple Personality Disorder also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder: Host-core personality- TARA ­-Learning about is not considered good enough criteria anymore -Acute Stress Disorder has the same criteria as PTSD– 50% of people with PTSD are actually acute stress disorder ­-or more of the following intrusive behaviors -Dissociative reactions-here in your body, but not present-splitting off from some conscious- occurs on a continuum Depersonalization- feeling like you’re not real -reading her textbook-cue-Jocelynn -Smell-cue -Avoidance, one or the following- avoided intimate relationships, avoided her T.A., avoiding close quarters with other individuals -Percentage of comorbidity--- 80% --PTSD is highly comorbid DSM5-media or the like is not acceptable criteria -no longer have to respond with fear & horror 2 factors that increase likelihood of PTSD- might lose your life, & interpersonal (relationships with other people) -These are correlational not causal- increase likelihood but not set in stone -lack of social support is a huge indicator ­KNOW THIS SLIDE E=Extroversion N=Neuroticism Substance abuse-incomplete coping mechanism, “band-aid” SELF Appraisals soon after- do you self blame soon? “I should have died too, or is it my fault that this happened to me” how others appraise into this will affect the individual Attempts to prepare a person in advance of a stressor has met with success in the military This approach is now being used with people facing events such as major surgery or the breakup of a relationship


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