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background image Abnormal Psychology Study Guide 1 Psychopathology o Abnormality of interest Characteristics/components of psychopathology Loss of Freedom/Ability to Consider Alternatives Ex. Manic Phase of Bipolar Disorder Ex. The automatic thoughts and blames of a person with 
Depression
Loss of Genuine Personal Contact Ex. Social difficulty (PTSD) Loss of Connection w/ Self/Adaptive Functioning Individual is feeling unlike self o “I just don’t feel like me anymore” Personal Distress Ex. Having anxiety to the point where is overcomes 
another emotion
Biopsychosocial approach o considers biological, psychological, and social factors and their  complex interactions in understanding health, illness, and health care 
delivery
Understanding and “treatment” of mental illness back in the 
old days
Demonic Spirits & Witches
Trephining
  Drilling or creating a hole in the head in an attempt to release 
evil spirits or demons
Burning
Drowning
  If the person was a witch, they would float and swim   If they were normal, they would drown Imprisonment Brain lobes and primary functions o Frontal Lobe “human”
background image Planning, Coordinating, Personality Motor Cortex o Parietal Lobe Spatial Functioning Somatosensory Cortex o Temporal Lobe Auditory o Occipital Lobe Sight Wernicke’s and Broca’s areas o    Broca’s     Area   Can’t produce intelligible speech but can understand it o    Wernicke’s     Area   Can’t understand speech but can produce it o Evolution o Important for understanding Behaviors as well as Physical  Traits Genetic variability (Conception & Mutation) Obstacles to Reproduction (Environmental Pressures) Reproduction Biological treatments o Act directly on the biological mechanism responsible for the abnormal behavior. Drugs (antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics) ECT 
(Electro convulsive therapy)
Psychosurgeries o brain surgery to treat psychological disorders Psychodynamic perspective o First attempt, Freudian Focused on sexual and aggressive repression Childhood issues o Influential Humanistic o Positive Psych/Growth & Strength Focused (Carl Rogers)
background image        Positive Regard o Loved no matter what        Genuine        Empathy   Empathy and Listening Existential Purpose and meaning focused (Yalom) Find your life meaning Happiness is a result of being goal focused Mindfulness Cognitive behavioral perspective o Principals of Learning, Conditioning   Best Backing by Research Primary neurotransmitters (just ones from slide shown in 
class)
o Acetylcholine Muscle/Motor Movements; Learning Alzheimer’s o Serotonin Mood/Depression Some anxiety OCD o Dopamine Reinforcement/Addictions Schizophrenia Too much Parkinson’s Too little o Norepinephrine (adrenaline) Stress/Arousal Attentiveness (ADHD), Depression o Glutamate Excitatory NT

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School: University of Wyoming
Department: Engineering
Course: Abnormal Psych
Professor: Matt Gray
Term: Spring 2018
Tags: abnormal psych, Abnormal psychology, Psychology, and psych
Name: Abnormal Psych Study Guide Test 1
Description: This is the study guide filled out with definitions and some examples for test 1!
Uploaded: 02/19/2018
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