The Rate Of Psychological Illness

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The rates of psychological illness and social ineptitude are found to be relatively high among lone actors. Particularly, lone wolf terrorists tend to develop their schema through personal frustrations and aversion with broader political, religious, or social broader political, social, or religious ambitions. Through this process, many lone wolf actors console on the beliefs and ideologies generated by extremist movements. Current psychological research on personality disorders aims to identify psychological and psychopathologic dynamics latent to violent behaviors. In particular, the emotional response to a stimulus is regarded as one of the most important psychological mechanism establishing normal and abnormal behavior, along with…show more content…
Individuals with borderline personality disorder typically experience a range of intense dysphoric affects, typically experienced through aversive tension, including sorrow, loneliness, feelings of emptiness, shame, panic, sorrow, and rage. These individuals are recognized from other group’s experiences similar emotions by the overall intensity of their emotional mental suffering. Another paradigm of their disturbances may manifest in tremendous mood reactivity where individuals shift from one reactive mood state to another experiencing numerous dysphoric states and periods of euphoria throughout the course of a day. Second is disturbed cognition. Individuals with BPD typically display three levels of cognitive symptoms: (1) non-psychotic problems, such as overvalued thoughts of being morally corrupt, experiences of dissociation though depersonalization and derealization, and non-psychotic paranoia; (2) quasi-psychotic symptoms such as reality-based delusions and hallucinations; and (3) true delusions and hallucinations in the context of psychotic depression. Identity disturbance is believed to derive from the cognitive realm because it is based on the assumption of false beliefs. Third is impulsivity. Individuals diagnosed with BPD typically engage in two types of impulse behaviors: physically self-destructive and general forms of impulsivity. Suicidal communication, self-mutilation, and suicide attempts are common aspects of the first
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