Your textbook defines abnormalbehavior as _________.
a statistically infrequent pattern of pathological emotion, thought, or action; patterns of emotion, thought, and action that are considered pathological; a pattern of pathological emotion, thought, or action that causes personal distress or violates social norms
The specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders
Label the five axes of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)
Axis I. clinical disorders, Axis II. personality disorders and mental retardation, Axis III. general medical conditions, Axis IV. psychosocial and environmental problems, Axis V. global assessment of functioning
Anxiety disorders are _________ .
characterized by unrealistic, irrational fear
Label the five major anxiety disorders:
(a) generalized anxiety disorder
(b) panic disorder
(d) obsessive-compulsive disorder
(e) posttraumatic stress disorder
The two main types of mood disorders are _________ .