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Toledo - PSY 1010 - Class Notes - Week 5

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Toledo - PSY 1010 - Class Notes - Week 5

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background image Sleep Disorders I. Insomnia- inability to fall asleep  a. You can take sleeps aids like Ambien and Lunesta BUT these AREN’T a  cure i. They can lead to strange behaviors  ii. Can cause dependency and lead to worse insomnia  II. Narcolepsy- heredity disorder in which people suddenly fall asleep, during 
daily activities
III. Sleep apnea- breathing difficulties during sleep, causing frequently brief, 
causing brief awakening 
IV. Nightmares- occurs during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep V. Night terrors- Occurs during NREM sleep VI. Sleeping walking/Sleep talking- occurs during stage 4 sleep VII.  Sexsomnia- Occurs in which engage in sexual acts while asleep Dream VIII. Manifest Content- dream itself IX. Latent Content- unconscious desires X. Common Dreams: a. Sexual
b. Falling 
c. Being chased
d. Activation Synthesis Theory- during REM sleep, our cortex is 
activated by random, internally generated neural signals e. Neurocognitive Theory- argues that dreams are meaningful XI.            Alternations of consciousness: a. Hallucinations: seeing or hearing things that aren’t there i. Often associated with schizophrenia  ii. Sensory, epilepsy, fever (associated with schizophrenia) iii.           Out of Body experiences:  no evidence that our  consciousness can actually leave our body 1.  Vivid hallucinations  iv.           Near Death Experiences:  people on the verge of death 1.  Examples:  a.  Passing through a dark tunnel
b.  Seeing a white light
c.   Reflect abnormal brain functions under stressful 
condition  v.           Hypnosis: induced trance-like state in which people become  open to suggestion 1.       Hypnotherapy: Short term cure XII.            Drug-Altered Consciousness a.  Religious vs. Recreational use
b.  Substance abuse = addiction
      Tolerance: Repeated exposure, drug lose- their ability to alter our  consciousness  d.       Withdrawal: lead to negative symptoms XIII.            Depressants a.       Alcohol: involved in 2/3 of our fatal crashes

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School: University of Toledo
Department: Psychology
Course: Principles of Psychology
Professor: Jason Levine
Term: Spring 2017
Name: Sleeping Disorders
Description: Goes over different sleeping disorders and discusses different drug usage which causes sleep issues
Uploaded: 03/19/2018
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