Unit4IP Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders & Disruptive Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders

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Select 1 of the following disorders:Oppositional defiant disorderConduct disorderAntisocial personality disorderKleptomania or pyromaniaProvide the following details about the disorder:What are some of the symptoms?What would this disorder look like in person? Make sure you relate this back to the DSM criteria.Based on your research, do you think the media has portrayed the disorder you selected in an unbiased manner, or is it sensationalized?In the DSM-IV Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, or Pyromania were spread out over a few chapters.Why do you think the DSM-5 has placed Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, or Pyromania into a chapter called Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders? Support your answer with research. 

Barlow & Durand: Chapters 5, 11 & 12

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 Assignment Objectives Define and discuss normal and abnormal behavior within the psychoanalytical, medical (biological), behavioral, cognitive, socio-cultural, and humanistic perspectives.Discuss the implications of labeling behaviors as normal or abnormal.Identify mental disorders and prevailing views of those disorders.Explore the implications of the many historical and contemporary approaches to addressing abnormal behavior.Understand the impacts of abnormal behavior in the workplace and the importance of assessing when to involve outside expertise.

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This week we will focus on trauma- and stressor-related disorders & disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders. This assignment is similar to Unit 4 DB, except that now you will choose one of four disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders and explore the symptoms, expression, and media portrayal of the disorder.

For information on oppositional defiant disorder, check Chapter 14, p. 516 and this fact sheet: http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/qf/behaviorprob_qt/ODD.pdf

For information on conduct disorder, check Ch. 12, pp. 455-460 and this fact sheet: http://www.nmha.org/conditions/conduct-disorder

For information on antisocial personality disorder, check Ch. 12, pp. 441- 471 and this fact sheet: http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/antisocial-personality-disorder-sociopath

For information on kleptomania and pyromania (impulse-control disorders), check Ch. 11, pp. 433-435 and this fact sheet: http://www.islhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Carer_Program/Mental_Health/Illness_and_Disorder/ImpulseControlDisorders.pdf

You will again consider changes that have been made from the DSM-IV to the DSM-5. This link is also a good resource: http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/changes%20from%20dsm-iv-tr%20to%20dsm-5.pdf


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