Refer to the following sections of Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology to review the following DSM-IV-TR® mental disorders. Then, match the disorders to the case studies below.
DSM-IV-TR® Mental Disorders
Dependent Personality Disorder – pp. 418–420 “Dependent Personality Disorder” of Ch. 13
Dissociative Disorders – pp. 176–181 “Dissociative Disorders” through “Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder)” of Ch. 6
Somatoform Disorders – pp. 164–170 “Somatoform Disorders” through “What are Preoccupation Somatoform Disorders?” of Ch. 6 CASE STUDY 3
Narcissistic Personality Disorder – pp. 413–416 “Narcissistic Personality Disorder” of Ch. 13
Schizoid Personality Disorder – pp. 398–399 “Schizoid Personality Disorder” of Ch. 13
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – pp. 121–123 “Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” of Ch. 4
Schizophrenia – pp. 360–364 “What are the symptoms of schizophrenia?” through “Summing Up: ‘The Clinical Picture of Schizophrenia’” of Ch. 12 CASE STUDY 5
Match the disorders above with the following case studies. Once you determine which disorder is being described, provide possible causes and a potential treatment for the disorder. Post your answers in a separate Microsoft® Word document as an attachment.
Case Study 1
Josephine is a 47-year-old single woman. The hardest times of the year for Josephine's family are holidays and family gatherings; Josephine never seems to enjoy herself. She seldom smiles, laughs, or reacts to people and events around her. She remains detached and often goes into a room and plays video games or watches television by herself, even when the rest of the family is eating. Her family members say that she is rude and do not want her around.
Josephine lives by herself. She has held several jobs, but lost them because of her inability to interact with others. Her cool demeanor makes her difficult to approach. Josephine has no