PSY 370 STUDY GUIDE
PSY 370 STUDY GUIDE PSY 370
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PSY370 Outline for Midterm #3 1. Eating Disorders A. What do Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and Bulimia Nervosa (BN) have in common? B. AN a. Diagnostic Criteria b. Prevalence, gender, course of onset c. Recent changes to criteria d. Clinical characteristics (e.g., obsession with wei ght/shape, misperception of actual body size, distorted thinking, etc.) e. Minnesota Semi-‐Starvation Experiment f. Medical/physical complications C. BN a. Diagnostic criteria b. Prevalence, gender, course of onset c. What is ‘binge eating’? d. Clinical characteristics (e.g., s hame/secrecy, sense of failure regarding weight) e. Medical/physical complications D. Binge-‐Eating Disorder a. Diagnostic criteria i. Does not require over -‐concern with shape and weight ii. Associated with obesity E. Review potential causes of eating disorders a. multidimensional risk perspective b. societal influences c. family factors d. multicultural factors F. Treatment goals for AN and BN 2. Schizophrenia A. Gender, course of onset B. Diagnostic criteria a. Positive symptoms (feelings or behaviors that are usually not present) b. Negative symptoms (lack of feelings or behaviors that are usually present) c. Type I (positive) vs. Type II (negative) C. Course of disorder (Prodromal, Active, Residual ) D. Causes a. Biological (genetics, neurological) b. Diathesis-‐Stress Model c. Drug-‐induced d. Family interactions (high ex pressed emotion) E. Treatment approaches a. Historical approaches (e.g., milieu therapy and token economy ) b. Current approaches (e.g., antipsychotic drugs, psychotherapy, family therapy) 3. Personality Disorders A. What is a personality disorder? (e.g., long -‐lasting, pervasive across situations, causes significant distress/impairment, etc.) B. What are the 4 defining features of a personality disorder? C. Why are personality disorders particularly difficult to treat? D. High rates of comorbidity E. 3 clusters of personality diso rders (review all 3 clusters/ 10 disorders) a. Cluster A (Odd/Eccentric) i. Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal b. Cluster B (Dramatic/Emotional/Erratic) i. Borderline, Narcissistic, Histrionic, Antisocial c. Cluster C (Anxious/Fearful) i. Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive -‐Compulsive F. What are the problems with the categoric al approach to diagnosing person ality disorders? G. Antisocial Personality Disorder a. Diagnostic criteria/ behavioral characteristics b. Models used to expla in Antisocial Personality Disorder H. Borderline Personality Disorder (PBD) a. Diagnostic criteria /behavioral characteristics b. Comorbidity with BPD c. Dialectical Behavioral T herapy
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