How to use the time off?

To Do:

  • CHECK the MODULE 12 due dates!!!
  • Start to prep/review of the AP EXAM - May 2, 2016
  • Ok so you have a very large break in the assignments!, Vocab 2 is the only item really due from now until the test! That leaves a lot of down time - make sure you are reviewing the old material from the 1st semester! AP Exam is May 2, 2016

Module 12 Vocab Examples! - From your classmates


A) An anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal.

  1. A type of anxiety disorder.
  2. Symptoms of this disorder are commonplace.
  3. May be suggested from unfocused, out-of-control, and negative feelings.
  4. People with this disorder are continually tense and jittery.
  5. Two-thirds of people with this condition are women.

B) Definition: A syndrome marked by a clinically significant disturbance in an individual’s cognition, emotion, regulation, or behavior

  1. They are mental syndromes

  2. They are marked by clinically significant disturbances

  3. Disturbed behaviors are maladaptive; they interfere with everyday life

  4. Until forty years ago, homosexuality was one of these

  5. ADHD is an example of this term

C) the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated and in most cases cured

1. Do I treat mental disorders?

2. Do I view mental disorders the same as physical diseases?

3. Can I be used to diagnose schizophrenia?

4. Was I coined by R.D. Laing?

5. Am I highly successful?

D) an anxiety disorder characterized by unwanted repetitive thoughts and/or actions

  1. Many people have misconceptions about this disorder.
  2. People with this experience intense fear and repetitive thoughts about this fear.
  3. Repetitive actions sometimes also accompany obsessive thoughts in order to ease anxiety.
  4. We are supposed to watch a video about it in class.
  5. You can see the disorder on an MRI because it is caused by a chemical imbalance.

E) when signs of depression last more than one week without drugs or a medical condition

1. Depressing thoughts and actions lasting more than two weeks at a time

2. Shown through lathargicness, feelings of worthlessness, loss of interest

3. Compared to combining anguish, grief, jet lag sluggishness

4. Can lead to dythymic disorder

5. People who have this usually have low self esteem and difficulty making decisions

F) A mood disorder in which the person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania (Formerly called manic-depressive disorder).

#1- Considered a mood disorder.

#2- People may think it is two sides of you

#3 Quick reactions are common

#4 - Can also be called manic depression

#5-Psychotherapy is usually needed with the disorder.



B) Psychological Disorder

C)Medical Model


E) Major Depressive Disorder

F) Bipolar

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