Mental Disorders. Edvard Munch “The Scream”. History of Psychology. Understanding Mental Disorders.
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Manual of Mental Disorders,
Fourth Edition, Text Revision
psychological disorders that
assesses an individual based
on five different axes.
I – clinical disorders (mental, learning disorders and substance use)
II – personality and intellectual disorders
and 3 more ...
Roughly 11 percent of Canadians suffer from a psychological disorder or substance abuse problem.
Tend to be very intelligent.
For most people, anxiety is a typical reaction to circumstances that are perceived to be dangerous , for example, walking along glass above the ground on a mountain.. Which isn’t considered abnormal. However, when anxiety interferes with carrying out day-to-day activities, it is considered a type of psychological disorder.
Manifesting physical symptoms for which there is no apparent biological cause, rare in men and affecting approx 1% of females
i.e. Band of Brothers – Private Albert Blithe goes blind after the stress of seeing others killed
Portrait of Dr. Gachet
Suffered from Bi-Polar Disorder
There are 5 types most commonly discussed.