Assignment Week: 4 Case description: The case study is about a young man who seemed to be a very bright and intelligent person and was studying electrical engineering. His mom thought he needed a mental health professional’s consultation. His complaints were being extremely unsocial. He was against the idea of consulting a psychiatrist.
Humans are very susceptible to qualities inside themselves. For example, a personality disorder is defined as “patterns of inflexible traits that disrupt social life or work and may distress the affected individual” (Rathus, 2010, p. 525). These traits may be highlighted in a person’s life and are a part of their personality. In addition, personality disorders effect your thoughts and behaviors. The academy award winning film Mommie Dearest, directed by Frank Perry, accurately portrays how the aspects of obsessive-compulsive disorder and histrionic personality disorders can affect someone’s everyday life.
1 Introduction……… 1.1) purpose The purpose of this report is to identify a type of personality disorder in accordance to the case study given. 1.2) Identification Garry David or Garry Webb most likely has antisocial personality disorder. 1.3) Reasons
This paper provides a critical review of the existing literature and research on borderline personality disorder. First, there will be an introduction about Diagnostic Statistical Manual 4th Edition criteria and characteristics. Furthermore, risk factors, etiology and theories about borderline personality disorder (BPD) will be presented and discussed, and in the final part, will be introduced the various treatments and intervention plans proposed and applied for BPD, as well as treatment effectiveness and practice. The BPD diagnosis
This assignment will be explaining the 6 psychological perspectives in health and social care. I will explain in detail and assess the different psychological approaches and explain the behaviours on how we feel and why we behave the way we do. The behaviourist theory: The main idea of the behaviourist approach is that we can understand types of behaviours by looking at what a person has been taught and what they have learnt.
How borderline personality disorder develops is still not completely understood, but researchers do know that it is genetic, primarily in women. In the movie, it is implied that Susanna’s mother could also have the mental disorder but does not acknowledge or accept that it could be possible. As well as “it is possible that Susanna faced some traumatic experiences as a child, or that the emotional separation from her parents could have been a defining cause.” (Andrews 1) There are many treatments for borderline personality disorder, such as psychotherapy, antidepressants, anti-anxiety, and antipsychotic medications.
In the movie, “As Good as it Gets,” Melvin Udall is the patient who has been diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD. Udall’s age is not provided in the film. However, he is a Caucasian male. Udall’s educational background is briefly mentioned through the mention of his piano lessons and his job as a romance writer of 62 books. The patients’ family history is troublesome.
Through the research conducted, I have concluded that the primary reason some people have the characteristics of psychoticism is primarily due to evolutionary influences. Psychoticism, which consists of the following narrower traits: aggressive, egocentric, creative, impulsive, lacking empathy, and antisocial, is one of the three large traits provided by Eysenck (Larsen, Buss, King, & Ensley, 2017). People who score higher on the scale of psychoticism are inclined to have problems handing actuality and could become loners, antagonistic, and uncompassionate (Larsen, Buss, King, & Ensley, 2017). High scorers are often diagnosed with syndromes such as psychopathy and schizophrenia. High scorers are often seen as cold, egocentric, aggressive, and
Childhood trauma is categorized as one of our countries most important public health issues. The American Psychological Association defines trauma as an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Trauma can also be brought about by abuse and grief. Although most childhood trauma beings at home, many thousands also experience trauma due to community violence, accidents and while undergoing traumatic medical or surgical procedures (van der Kolk, 2005). Following the trauma are multiple stress disorders including, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depressive disorders, anxiety, learning disabilities and chronic physical health problems that children are often left with.
1. ‘Schizoid' personality in childhood: Auditory P300 and eye tracking responses at follow-up in adult life • Blackwood, D. H. R, Muir, W. J., Roxborough, H. M., Walker, M. R., Townshend, R., Glabus, M. F., and Wolff, S. • Published 1994 Method- The participants’ IQ’s were taken and all were scored on a certain test. The psychological testing was done by people who did not know the diagnostic statuses of the participant. The subjects were told to recline in a chair in a room with no noise to perform a discrimination task between different tones.