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1 Abnormal Psychology and Treatment

2 Calendar for this Unit Art or Music, and Mental Illness—Sign up for your day—Week 1: Diagnose and Week 2: Treat Vocabulary—Chapter 16 Due Friday! Vocabulary—Chapter 17 Due Next Friday! Mental Illness and Treatment Role Play – Groups of 3 (patient, therapist, narrator) – 5 sources – Have fun—props, puppets, drama, etc.

3 Q--What is normal?

4 Defining Abnormality 1/7 Americans and 1/10 Worldwide—Why? Is it an illness? – Yes! Schizophrenia vs. Type 1 Diabetes DSM IV TR—Designed to diagnose—not treat! Abnormality – Maladaptive – Disturbing to others – Atypical – Irrational

5 Defining Abnormality Insanity is a legal term Causes of Abnormality—Mobile Survey/Notes – Psychoanalytic – Humanistic – Behavioral – Cognitive* – Sociocultural – Biomedical – Eclectic*

6 Psychoanalytic Cause of mental illness--Internal, Unconscious Conflicts mostly stemming from childhood Freud, Horney, Erikson, Adler, and Jung

7 Humanistic Cause of mental illness--Failure to strive toward one’s potential— self actualization or being out of touch with one’s true feelings Maslow and Rogers

8 Behavioral Cause of mental illness—reinforcement history and the environment Skinner, Watson, and Bandura

9 Cognitive Cause of mental illness—irrational, dysfunctional thoughts or maladaptive ways of thinking

10 Sociocultural Cause of mental illness—Dysfunctional society; not you but the society that you live in

11 Biomedical Cause of mental illness—organic problems, biochemical imbalances, genetic predispositions Psychiatrists

12 Eclectic Clinical psychologists do not tend to subscribe to just one perspective, but instead utilize many and accept and use ideas from a number of perspective

13 Sybil—Scenes 1,2,3 What aspects of abnormality are displayed? What perspective of mental illness best explains Sybil’s problems?

14 Types of Disorders Intern Syndrome???? Anxiety Somatoform Dissociative Mood or Affective Schizophrenic Personality

15 Anxiety Disorders  Simple or Specific Phobia  Claustrophobia  Arachnophobia  Agoraphobia  Social Phobia

16 Anxiety Disorders GAD Generalized Anxiety Disorder Constant Low Level Anxiety http://www.webmd. com/video/generaliz ed-anxiety-disorder http://www.webmd. com/video/generaliz ed-anxiety-disorder Panic Disorder Acute /Instense Anxiety

17 ANXIETY DISORDERS eo/teen-with-ocd OCD—Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Germs Medical Issues Symmetry Cleanliness Numbers And more! Look at Checkl ist! http://www.brainph hp

18 ANXIETY DISORDERS PTSD— Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Caused by trauma from war, rape, accidents, etc. Symptoms—  Flashbacks  Nightmares  Severe Anxiety  Drug Abuse

19 Causes of Anxiety Psychoanalytic—unresolved, internal conflicts between ID, Ego, and Superego – EX.—ID wishing to rid yourself of a bad parent and the Superego saying that it is wrong to have such a wish Behaviorists—anxiety is learned – EX.--classical conditioning of phobias Cognitive—dysfunctional, irrational thinking – EX.—setting too high of standards for yourself

20 Sybil—Scenes 4,5,6 What examples of anxiety did you see? If you were going to diagnose Sybil with an anxiety disorder, what would it be? What is the most probable cause for Sybil’s anxiety?

21 Somatoform Disorders Psychological problem manifests in a physical way  Somatization  Hypochondriasis  Conversion  Psychophysical  Munchausen  Munchausen by Proxy

22 Causes of Somatoform Psychodynamic or psychoanalytic—unresolved conflicts that cannot be resolved Behaviorists—have been reinforced for being sick or for their behavior either through an actual reward or the removal of something unpleasant Cognitive—don’t know how to positively get attention

23 Dissociative Disorders—disruption in cognition Psychogenic Amnesia No organic or physical basis Selective, Localized, Generalized Fugue DID Dissociative Identity Disorder AKA—multiple personality disorder

24 Causes of Dissociative Disorders Psychoanalytic—extremely traumatic events have been repressed and the split consciousness results Behaviorists—patients find dissociating rewarding because they don’t have to think about the trauma. Amnesia is “easier” than dealing with it Very rare and many question legitimacy E. Loftus would question it—why?

25 Sybil—Scene 7, 10, 11 What signs of somatoform disorders did Sybil and/or her mom show of a somatoform disorder? What is the likely cause of the mother’s somatoform behavior? What signs does Sybil show of DID? What is the likely cause of the disorder?

26 Mood or Affective Disorders Major Depression—aka: Unipolar Depression DSM says you have to: – depressed more than 2 weeks – Absence of clear reason – Loss of Appetite – Fatigue – Change in sleep – Lack of interest – Feelings of worthlessnes Seasonal Affective Disorder--SAD Bipolar Depression—aka: Manic-Depression Depressed episodes are similar to major depression Manic episodes – High energy – Heightened sense of confidence & power – Anxious/Irritable – Risky Behavior – Don’t think about negative consequences

27 Causes of Mood Disorders Psychoanalysts –anger directed inward, loss during early stages, overly punitive superego Behaviorists—brings some amount of reinforcement such as attention or sympathy Aaron Beck (cognitive) caused by unreasonably negative ideas about themselves, world, and future— Cognitive Triad Cognitive psychologists would also look at attributions— pessimism, internal, external, global, specific

28 Causes of Mood Disorders Martin Seligman— Learned Helplessness Shocked Dogs Relate to humans?!? – Unable to fix the situation, so they give up Biological— low levels of serotonin and or norepinephrine and unipolar More receptors for acetylcholine and bipolar Genetic Component— run in families

29 Schizophrenia Types of Schizophrenia – Paranoid Delusions of persecution – Disorganized Clang association (+ symp.) Neologisms (+ symp.) Innappropriate Affect – Flat Affect (neg. symp.) – Catatonic (negative symp.) Waxy flexibility (neg. symp.) – Undifferentiated Disorganized thinking Most severe mental illness Disorder characterized by:  Disturbed thoughts, behaviors, movement  Hallucinations  Delusions—persecution and grandeur  Disorganized thoughts and speech—word salad, clang associations

30 Schizophrenia Simulator ml ml

31 Causes of Schizophrenia Genetic—if a close family member has schizophrenia, then you are more likely to suffer—5 th chromosome abnormality (bio) – Twin Studies—Monozygotic vs. Dizygotic Dopamine Hypothesis—more dopamine (bio) Enlarged ventricles—takes away frontal lobe development in late teen years, early 20s (bio) Double Bind parent??? (cognitive, sociocultural) Diathesis-Stress Model—environmental stressors activate genetic predispositions (bio/) Drug use (bio)

32 Sybil—Scenes 19,20, 21 What symptoms of depression does Sybil or one of her personalities display? What is the cause of her depression? What symptoms of schizophrenia does Hattie display? What do you think caused her schizophrenia?

33 Personality Disorders Personality Disorders are characterized by a maladaptive way in behaving that seems to be imbedded in the personality during development  Histrionic  Paranoid  Dependent  Anti-social  Narcissistic—DSM?  Compulsive  Obsessive  Passive-Aggressive  Schizoid/Avoidant  Borderline

34 Causes of Personality Disorders Psychoanalytic—unresolved conflict between the id and superego Behavioral—some maladaptive aspect of the personality has been reinforced Sociocultural—dysfunctional society has caused personality flaws Cognitive—maladaptive thinking cause personality flaw Humanistic—personality flaw developed by conflict between ideal self and real self

35 Other Mental Illnesses in the DSM-IV-TR Paraphillias—sexual disorders – Pedophillia, zoophillia, fetish, voyeur, masochist, sadist Anorexia-Nervosa and Bulemia – Loss of 15% of body mass, fear of food, distorted body image Substance Use Disorder— – Substance dependence—addiction ADHD??? – Overdiagnosed Autism – Less social and emotional contact, language delayed, and don’t seek parent assistance

36 Sybil—Scenes 26, 27, 28 Does Sybil suffer from any personality disorders? If so, why do you think she developed it? Does her dad seem to suffer from a personality disorder? If so, why do you think it developed?

37 Caution!!!!!!!! Is it a good idea to label people as depressed or as a hypochondriac? Is there really a benefit to giving a person a label? Rosenhan—Who’s Crazy Here Anyway? – Discuss with a neighbor what Rosenhan concluded and what info we can take from his study! – Clinical Psychologists more likely to label— Counseling Psychologists not so much!

38 History of Treatment Trephining Enlightenment—Dorothea Dix Deinstitutionalization Preventative Efforts – Primary—reduce socieatal problems – Secondary—work with at risk persons – Tertiary—keep mental illness from getting worse

39 Treatment Options Finish Sybil—29, 31 What type of therapy do you think Dr. Wilbur uses with Sybil? Do you think it was ethical/appropriate for Dr. Wilbur to get so close to Sybil? Psychoanalytic Humanistic Behavioral Cognitive* Sociocultural Biomedical Eclectic*

40 Patient: Charlie Sheen Diagnosis:______________ Treatment Proposal:_____________________ not-bipolar-bi-winning-13017875

41 Patient: Lindsay Lohan Diagnosis: ___________________ Treatment Proposal:____________________ speaks-out-13026910

42 Patient: Marshall Bruce Mathers III aka Eminem, Slim Shady Diagnosis:____________ Treatment Proposal:____________

43 Psychoanalytic Must bring repressed memories and conflict with id/superego to the surface so ego and conscious can deal with it. If you do the work, you won’t have symptom substitution Hypnosis Free Association – Role play! Dream Analysis – Manifest vs. Latent Resistance Transference – Countertransference Dr. Wilbur—Example Psychodynamic--Insight

44 Humanistic Must help CLIENT remove roadblocks to self actualization and resolve incongruence between real self and ideal self in a non- directive way Need for unconditional positive regard Carl Rogers—I’m OK, You’re OK Active Listening – Role Play! Free Will vs. Determinism Client Centered or Person Centered Therapy Modeling Congruence

45 Other Types of Humanist Therapies Existential Therapy – Life is worthwhile – Has purpose – Don’t Worry, Be Happy! Gestalt Therapy – Much more directive – Empty Chair Technique – WHOLE selves – Integrate self into one – Who would be in your empty chair and what would you say to them?

46 Behavioral Must counter condition the patient in a more adaptive way Mary Cover Jones— Counter Conditioning Joseph Wolpe— Systematic Desentization – Relaxation Flooding – In vivo vs. Convert – Extinguishing Fear Aversive Conditioning Token Economy Biofeedback

47 Anxiety Hierarchy—Systematic Desensitization in vivo vs. covert desensitization Least Anxiety Provoking Most Anxiety Provoking

48 Cognitive Must fix maladaptive thinking in a directive way Fix unhealthy attributional styles and replace it with more effective attributions Aaron Beck—Cognitive Therapy—Cognitive Triad Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy or RBET Albert Ellis Role Play with someone in class to get rid of an irrational belief they have!

49 Sociocultural Most help patient by fixing his/her environment—ie— family, friends, workplace, etc. YOU don’t exist in a vacuum Family Therapy Couples Counseling Group Therapy AA/NA Self Help Groups

50 Biological or Somatic Therapies Treating mental illness from a biological approach like you would any illness Psychiatrists Family MDs Other MDs NOT typically Psychologists Medicine Psychosurgery – Lesioning vs. Lobotomy Diet/Exercise ECT/Shock Therapy

51 Psychopharmacology or Chemotherapy – Anti Depressants— increase serotonin activity Tricyclics MAOIs SSRIs – Prozac – Anti Anxiety Barbiturates – Miltown Benzodiazapines – Valium and Xanax Mood Stabilizers— Lithium—Heavy Metal Treat Bipolar Anti Psychotics-- Schizophrenia Thorazine Haldol – Side Effects: » Tardive Dyskenia

52 A Beautiful Mind Insulin Shock Therapy Scene—Scene 15

53 Eclectic Using a variety of approaches to help your patient/client What combo would you prefer to use? Write here!

54 Types of Therapists Psychiatrists—MD – Only therapist type that can prescribe medicine – Favor biomedical and not as well trained in psychotherapy Psychoanalysts – Freudian Methods Clinical Psychologists – PhDs--Diagnose Counseling Psychologists – Masters in Family Therapy--JEFF – Deal with less serious issues

55 How Effective is Therapy??? Very Effective Not Very Effective Outdated studies indicate that 66% of people get better with therapy or without therapy! However, new research indicates that even if people who get better are not seeking formal counseling, they are seeking therapy in less formal ways!

56 Schizophrenia FRQ—Stand Up Review! Often misunderstood, schizophrenia is a psychological disorder affecting one percent of the population. In treating the disorder, psychologists work to identify its nature and origins. – Identitify two characteristics used to diagnose schizophrenia – Discuss a research finding that supports a genetic basis for schizophrenia – What is the dopamine hypothesis regarding the origins of schizophrenia? – Describe how medications used to treat schizophrenia affect the actions of neurotransmitters at the synapse. – Identify a risk inherent in the treatment of schizophrenia. – People often times confuse schizophrenia with DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder). Identify two characteristics that differeniate DID from Schizophrenia.

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