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Advanced Psychology: Atypical Behaviour (Arnold Publication) by Lynda Turner

By Lynda Turner

Unusual habit is a complete and available textbook. Turner covers definitions and classifications of habit, anxiousness and consuming issues, temper problems and schizophrenia, and therapy of peculiar habit. every one bankruptcy is by means of specimen questions written in examination variety.

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18- Definition and classification of atypical behaviour Sexism Sex differences in mental health problems have been documented since the 1970s. Women are more likely than men to be admitted to hospital for treatment with depression in the UK. Walker (1994) reported that in all studies of depression, women (particularly older women) outnumber men by between two to six times. However, there is no sex difference for treatment or diagnosis of severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (see Chapter 3).

However, combining medication with behavioural techniques has been successful, because it helps the patient to feel more confident during exposure to anxiety-provoking situations. Garfield (1980) reported that psychodynamic therapies are effective with well-educated, strongly motivated and confident people, suffering from light to moderate difficulties with anxiety. Researchers call this the YAVIS effect, since such people tend to be Young, Attractive, Verbal, Intelligent and Successful. Some psychologists, such as Beitman et al.

OCD sufferers recognise that their behaviour is unusual and senseless, but they can not stop. If the compulsive behaviour is interrupted (or prevented), the sufferer can experience extreme distress, which reduces only when the ritual is successfully carried out. OCD can therefore be severely disruptive to everyday life. Obsessive compulsive disorder typically begins in early adulthood (Stirling and Hellewell, 1999). Once established it can persist for many years. The number of people seeking help for OCD has increased dramatically in the last ten years.

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