Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

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In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank takes a look at how the treatment for Psychological Disorders has changed over the last hundred years and who is responsible for getting us on the path to getting us here.

Table of Contents:

Defining Psychological Disorders 00:10:09
Perspectives on Mental Illness 03:16:10
Diagnosing Disorders with the DSM 07:09:09
DSM is Constantly Evolving 07:42:12

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  1. I think there needs to be a correction- In psychology, it would be called the "biopsychosocial model" not the biopsychological model.

  2. What if you are a person who cannot have any type of relationships?
    You can only work at a job that keeps you completely isolated from people.
    Just making small talk will offend people. Then it will get you into trouble.
    What if you cannot keep a job. Much less a home?
    What would you call that?

  3. Guys i want to ask something, it may not related to the vid. I don’t know but i want to take an abnormal psychology couse and i decided to take it now, i’m only 13 y/o do you think my mind is in the right condition to take such a big course?

  4. I have OCD. I swear I’m not a villain. I just overthink (O) and overact(C) a lot more than others (D). The BIG words just scar people.

  5. That whole thing about hearing one voice once becoming more important than weeks of normal behaviour is something I’ve been thinking a lot about recently. I kind of feel like there are some toxic communities online that almost promote mental illnesses? Like instead of saying “you should get help and feel better” they’re saying “everyone has a mental disorder. It’s nothing to be ashamed of.” And this really scares me bc it makes people who have a meltdown over a presentation worth 30% of their grade one time think they have a full blown anxiety disorder and that they should go on meds ASAP to ‘get better.’ Just because you feel sad doesn’t mean you have depression. Just because you feel anxious, doesn’t mean you have anxiety.
    And I know Hank was talking about doctors in that context but I’ve seen people, and myself too as a bit of a hypochondriac, do it to themselves.

  6. Its kinda sick that they still strap People to beds even though atleast the People Ive met when Ive been sectioned who were strapped to beds get increasingly worse and tend to have a harder time being let out.

  7. Brainswashed innocent client with fake diagnostic describe ! Doctors = swindlers industry psychiatry = swindler selling liars talks !

  8. 1: dsm book = damaged statistic misleading fake book ! Swindler work of fake psychiatrist liars ! Bunch of liars ! Read more dude

  9. GG….
    How was mental health like in Bible times?

    Was it better?
    I think so… Because of spiritual thinking?
    Or walking by the spirit

    Oh lalalah

  10. When I get my mental disorder in from Amazon I am going to go down to my local pond and eat all those damn bullfrogs that keep me up at night

  11. I often recognize something called "Joker Syndrome", the belief that mental disorders inherently make someone dangerous.

  12. Mental illness is not a joke. People think that hearing voices or talking to yourself makes the individual mentally ill. Not true. Also people stereotype individuals with mental illnesses as violent. People are dumb. They try to get ahead in life pointing a finger and just because they have some money they think the world revolves around them. I know plenty of people that are poor and are happy. Doctors make mistakes. That’s life. Maybe people should get to know people with a mental illness and stop being biased.

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