Psychological Disorders

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Psychological Disorders by Mind Map: Psychological Disorders

1. Depressive Disorders (4.1% men, 6.2% women) Bipolar Disorder (1.6% men, 1.4% women)

1.1. These disorders involve disturbances of expressed emotions. Strongly linked to genetic factors. Women have higher rates of depression and suicide attempts, but men choose more lethal means.

2. Anxiety Disorders (2.2% men, 3.7% women)

2.1. Characterized by feelings of dread and arousal. Include phobias. Genetically linked. Treatment focuses on ways in which people interpret threats.

3. ADHD Disorder (3.5% men, 2% women)

3.1. Disorder characterized by a high degree of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.

4. Obsessive Disorders Disorder marked by distressing, re-occurring thoughts called obsessions.

4.1. Hoarding Disorder

4.2. Body-Dysmorphic Disorder

5. Schizophrenia (1.2% men, 1.3% women)

5.1. Characterized by disturbances in thought and mind and language. Genetic susceptibility combined with a trigger cause the disorder to develop.

6. Somatoform Disorders Disorders in which patients complain of physical symptoms although no cause can be found.

6.1. Conversion Disorder

6.2. La Belle Indifference

6.3. Hypochondriasis

7. Dissociative Disorders Disorders in which there are sudden, temporary changes in consciousness and identity.

7.1. Fugue

7.2. Amnesia

7.3. Depersonailization

7.4. Dissociative Personality

7.5. Multiple Personality Disorder

8. Personality Disorders Enduring patterns of maladaptive behavior that are sources of distress.

8.1. Borderline Personality Disorder

8.2. Antisocial Personality Disorder

8.3. Avoidant personality Disorder

8.4. Narcissistic Personality disorder

8.5. Obsessive-Compulsive

8.6. Schizo-typical Personality Disorder

9. Autism

9.1. Neurological disorder marked by impaired social interaction and communication and repetitive, restricted behaviors.