Mental Disorders. Edvard Munch “The Scream”. History of Psychology. Understanding Mental Disorders.
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.