OUTLINE FOR LECTURE NOTES IN PSYC 405

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CHAPTER 5

I. Chapter 5: Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders, plus Dissociative Disorders

....A. Somatic Symptom Disorder (Skim)

....B. Anxiety Illness Disorder (Hypochondriasis)

.........1. Symptoms: Attention focused on meaning of symptom, not symptom

.........2. Characteristics: Somatic sensitivity, distorted thinking

.........3. Causes: Biological predisposition, modeling, reinforcement

.........4. Treatment: CBT

....C. Conversion Disorder (Clinical Description)

.........1. Symptoms:

..............A. Click here for example with discussion

.........2. Characteristics: Disruption of sensory and motor awareness

.........3. Causes: Freudian Conflict Model: Event, conflict, repression, symptom, gain, vicious cycle

.........4. Treatment: Freudian Conflict Model: Insight, catharsis, working through

.........5. Entire Mode: Event > Conflict > Repression > Symptom > Gain > Vicious Cycle > Insight > Catharsis > Working Through

....D. Other Related Disorders Requiring Differentiation

.........1. Malingering

.........2. Facticious Disorders (and so call "Munchausen" syndrome)

....B. Dissociative Disorders: Disturbance or alteration in the normally integrative functions of identity, memory or consciousness.

.........1. Types

...............a. Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder (Skim)

...............b. Dissociative Fugue

...............c. Dissociative Trances: Nonclinical vs. Clinical (disorders)

...............d. Dissociative Identity Disorder p. 188

.........2. Symptoms Click here for example

.........3. Characteristics

.........4. Causes: Trauma, age, lack of support

.........5. Treatment: Freudian conflict model (see conversion disorders)

.........6. Controversies: Repressed vs. False Memories

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