Illnesses under personality disorders include: * Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) * Dependant personality disorder * Paranoid personality disorder Anxiety disorders: Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear this can be mild or severe. Everyone will have feelings of anxiety at some point in their life however some people find it hard to control their worries. Their feelings of anxiety are more constant
Understanding mental health problems CMH 302 Outcome 1: know the main forms of mental ill health 1.The main types of mental illness. Anxiety disorders: People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or nervousness, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating. An anxiety disorder is diagnosed if the person's response is not appropriate for the situation, if the person cannot control the response, or if the anxiety interferes with normal functioning. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias. Mood disorders: These disorders, also called affective disorders, involve persistent feelings of sadness or periods of feeling overly happy, or fluctuations from extreme happiness to extreme sadness.
amusement or indifference) whereas irrational beliefs will lead to unhealthy emotions (e.g. fear or panic). Ellis claimed that irrational beliefs can lead to negative and inappropriate emotions. In 1967 Beck indentified the cognitive triad which consisted of three main cognitive biases that lead to disorders such as depression; a negative view of the world, a negative view of themselves and a negative view of the future. These biases interrelate and tend to perpetuate someone's depression.
These symptoms are event re-experiencing, arousal and avoidance/numbing. To re-experience an event, is described as ‘intrusive recollection’ through thoughts, images or awareness. These intrusions are always unwelcomed, painful and uncontrollable (Schiraldi 2009). These experiences begin with a trigger. A trigger is anything that reminds the victim of the traumatic event.
Before the actual onset of the disease the patient can become withdrawn, defiant, distrustful, defiant and sarcastic. Delusions can start to occur and they can become bizarre and very numerous. The more disorganized the person becomes, the more less logical the delusions become as well. Certain types of persecutory delusions will begin to occur as the disease process becomes more severe. These include delusions of being followed, harassed, cheated, spied on, etc.
psychological disorder: deviant (atypical), distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts, feelings, or behaviors. Schizophrenia: a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions. dysfunctional as is relates to disorder: Dysfunctional Behavior Defined: dysfunctional behavior interferes with normal day to day life Distressing: Anxiety Disorder: Marked by distressing, persistent anxiety or by maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety Generalized anxiety disorder: an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, fearful, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal. Personality disorders: 1. These are disruptive,
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Ashley Hendricks University of Phoenix PSY 340 December 01, 2010 Daniel Hoffman Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized anxiety disorder is the excessive worrying and anxiousness of an individual which can make life difficult and stress more strenuous. People suffering from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are more likely to stress or worry about money, family, work, and health matters. The source of the worry, however, is at times hard to pinpoint
There are many different types of personality disorder which all separate into three different categories, these categories are; suspicious, emotional and impulsive and anxious. An example of a suspicious personality disorder is paranoid disorder, some one who suffers paranoid disorder will find it difficult to trust others, find it difficult to confide in anybody even close family and friends, they may watch people closely looking for signs of betrayal. An example of an emotional and impulsive disorder is histrionic disorder, if you suffer from this you are likely to be easily influenced by others, be dependant on the approval others and feel uncomfortable if your not centre of attention. An
Interpersonal relationships in BPD are particularly unstable. Typically, borderline patients have serious problems with boundaries. They become quickly involved with people, and quickly disappointed with them. They make great demands on other people, and easily become frightened of being abandoned by them. Their emotional life is a kind of rollercoaster.