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In contrast, George may engage in the same behavior for an entirely different reason. We need to study a larger group of individuals with the same problem in order to discover which of our observations or hypotheses possess scientific credibility. The more people we study, the more confident we can be about our findings. Whom should we include in our research study? indd 17 10/06/13 1:21 PM abnormalities of behavior. If we wanted to study people with panic disorder, a first step would be to determine criteria such as those provided in the current DSM for identifying people affected with this clinical disorder.

A study that follows people over time and that tries to identify factors that predate the onset of a disorder employs a longitudinal design. A prototypical illustration might be a study that follows, from infancy to adulthood, the children of mothers with schizophrenia. By collecting data on the children at regular intervals, researchers can compare those who later develop schizophrenia with those who do not, with the goal of identifying important differentiating factors. , 2006). ). This is known as the direction of effect problem.

This is a clinical syndrome that does not seem to correspond to any specific diagnosis within the DSM. The symptoms of an ataque de nervios, which is often triggered by a stressful event such as divorce or bereavement, include crying, trembling, uncontrollable screaming, and a general feeling of loss of control. Sometimes the person may become physically or verbally aggressive. Alternately, the person may faint or experience a seizure-like fit. Once the ataque is over, the person may promptly resume his or her normal manner, with little or no memory of the incident.

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