LECTURE GUIDE
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
 
JOHN W. NICHOLS, M.A.
 
TOPIC #8: PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
 
 I. HISTORY OF CLASSIFICATION 

    A. Pre-1952 

    B. 1952 - DSM 

    C. 1968 - DSM II 

    D. 1980 - DSM III 

    E. 1987 - DSM III-R 

    F. 1994 - DSM IV 

II. MAJOR CHANGES IN DSM III 

    A. Neuroses - 

    B. Schizophrenia - 

    C. Major reshuffling of categories- 

    D. Multiaxial classification system - 

    E. Specific diagnostic criteria - 

    F. Decision trees - 

III. MAJOR CHANGES IN DSM III-R 

    A. Diagnostic categories needing further study - 

        1. Late luteal phase dysphoric disorder - 

        2. Sadistic personality disorder - 

        3. Self-defeating personality disorder - 

    B. Affective disorders - 

    C. Paranoid disorder - 

    D. Ego-dystonic homosexuality - 

    E. Dozens of minor terminology changes and criteria refinements. 

IV. MAJOR CHANGES IN DSM IV 

    A. Categories of Disorders - 

    B. Diagnostic Axes - 

    C. Terminology and criteria changes - 

V. ORGANIC vs. FUNCTIONAL DISORDERS 

 

VI. "WHERE HAVE ALL THE NEUROSES GONE" 

    A. Parenthetic use only - 

    B. New categories - 

    C. One old category - 

VII. NEW VIEWS OF SCHIZOPHRENIA 

    A. Types of schizophrenia- 

    B. Chronicity of schizophrenia - 

    C. Stages of schizophrenia - 

WHERE TO GO FROM HERE? 
If the topic of abnormal behavior is of particular interest to you, you may be interested in taking: 

PSY1023 The Psychology of Personal Development