What is the eating disorder in which someone has a fear of gaining weight, low caloric intake, and distorted perception of their body image?
Madison has been having visual and tactile hallucinations for the past 3 months. She has also been having changes in her mood including a flat affect, loss of pleasure, as well as lack of interest in social interactions for the past 5 months. What psychotic disorder is Madison most likely suffering from.
Madison most likely has Schizophreniform Disorder. She is having 2 or more schizophrenic symptoms including psychosis (visual and tactile hallucinations) as well as other mood changes. Also, these symptoms have only occurred for 5 months. Because the DSM-5 time frame criteria for Schizophrenia is between 1-6 months, that is the disorder she is most likely to be diagnosed with.
What is the part of the brain that is closely associated with fear and emotion?