Abnormal Psychology PSY 4160
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Wed 223 Personalities People with personality disorders do not see themselves having a problem Addieccentric these people does not lose reality they aren t crazy do not seek treatment Paranoia has a very suspicious behavior they don t socialize well not likely to be dangerous attend to show up in adolescent Schizoid personality does not like to be around people no interest in relationships does not have basic emotions person we call the lone wolf no social skills Dramatic and emotional Antisocial psycho path sociopath they aren t killers some are though these are conmen they are looking for people to cheat they have no guilt on what they have done to you At an early age fire starter and bed wetter s is an early indicator of antisocial personality in adulthood prostitute drug dealing etc they are irresponsible and irritable and aggressive they have a problem with control tend to have high IQ s Borderline personality they have an unstable since of their self they become what people say they are their personality are going to change with whom they are witharound they expect people to take advantage of them drug abusers Narcissistic personality likes to call attention to themselves because they think they deserves it and they think that they are important may have a very fragile self esteem self centered to the extreme no sympathy for others demands attention on themselves Anxious and fearful Avoidant personality avoids people quotanxious around people fear of embarrassment they might reject you he basically treats all people the same quotthat they ll reject him low self esteem depressed angry with themselves Dependent personality depends upon others to make decisions for him and tell him what to do fear of abandonment Obsessive compulsive personality person that is a perfectionist remains in control by doing listrituals does not have the washerchecker symptoms just a person that lives a very orderly and neat life according to psychoanalysts people who have disorders is parent child con ict the ego is weakened somewhere along the way the parentchild relationship was not good and was unable to separate and develops these personalities behaviorist says these behaviors are learned because you have learned that your suppose to be something because you ve got awarded for something every time you tried dong one dependent decisions you got punished so you let someone else make these decisions getting r 39 4 then not punished for the exact same thing this makes you have no consequence with your behavior Cognitive prospective they have develop a falsely schema quotthought process a does not change the way they think Psycho physiological disorders Stress can be anything such as tired sick making a decision etc environmental demands 39going to work every day vacations also defined as a response to the demands Hans Seyle a general adaptations syndrome body will adapt in a general way will be very similar to every stressor 1 Alarm stage body sounds alarm your body mobilize its self a As in ight or ee quotAdeline increases Greatest stage run faster stronger etc 2 Resistance aware that the stressor is not going away lower lever ofmobilization still higher though 3 Exhaustion your body begins to break down lose your ability to deal with the stressor Narcissistic personality May be inferiority feelings Wed 32 Personality disorders continued Anxious and fearful Avoidant fear of rejection embarrassment treats all people this way not just a few Low self esteem depressed one of the causes of depression Dependantdepends upon others to make decisions for himher fear of abandonment Obsessive compulsive anxietyneuroticpersonality disorder person who is perfectionist excessively neat and orderly in control not necessarily meaning controlling remains in control by performing his rituals and adhering to his lists Causes psychodynamic psychoanalytic Freud behaviorists or cognitive Separation individuation must separate from our mother Ifyou don t establish an identity you bring on what people want you to be People with personality disorders have poorly defined sense of self because of this weakened ego Ego keeps us in touch with reality Behaviorists 0 Tell us everything is learned 0 Why would I become obsessive compulsive I Because your mother was you were rewarded for neat and good work Dependant personality 0 Process ofmodeling because of the way mom and dad are that is what you are supposed to be 0 Every time you try to make an independent decision you were punished so don t make the decisions Inconsistent punishment creates a person that learns there is no connection between the behavior and the punishment You do not understand that behavior has consequences Cognitive perspective 0 People with personality disorders have developed faulty schema Typical of a person who is antisocial to have antisocial parents Psychophysiological disorders 2 factors in a disorder 1 Psychological mind 2 Physiological body Both intertwine and affect each other there is no separation between the two Stress is defined in 2 ways 1 Demand 2 Response