Identify mental disorders and prevailing views of those disorders.

Oppositional defiant disorder
Conduct disorder
Antisocial personality disorder
Kleptomania or pyromania
Provide the following details about the disorder:

What are some of the symptoms?
What would this disorder look like in person? Make sure you relate this back to the DSM criteria.
Based on your research, do you think the media has portrayed the disorder you selected in an unbiased manner, or is it sensationalized?
In the DSM-IV Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, or Pyromania were spread out over a few chapters.

Why do you think the DSM-5 has placed Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Kleptomania, or Pyromania into a chapter called Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders? Support your answer with research.
Barlow & Durand: Chapters 5, 11 & 12

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Assignment Objectives
Define and discuss normal and abnormal behavior within the psychoanalytical, medical (biological), behavioral, cognitive, socio-cultural, and humanistic perspectives.
Discuss the implications of labeling behaviors as normal or abnormal.
Identify mental disorders and prevailing views of those disorders.
Explore the implications of the many historical and contemporary approaches to addressing abnormal behavior.
Understand the impacts of abnormal behavior in the workplace and the importance of assessing when to involve outside expertise.

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