Stress and Psychiatric Disorders

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Who conducted a study on stress and depression?
Brown and Harris
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What did Brown and Harris find?
That women who were unemployed with 3 children under 14yr were more likely to suffer fromdepression. Also middle class women more likely than upper class women
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What is PTSD?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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What is PITS?
Perpetrator Induced Traumatic Stress
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What did Rohlf and Bennett find?
Those involved in the harming of animals in the work place, 1/10 suffered from PITS
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What is the diathesis stress model?
Your mind must process a psychiatric vulnerability to that disorder to contract the disorder - vulnerability is caused by genetics or early biological factors. Stress can impact vulnerability - trigger or worsen a disorder
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