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Abnormal Psychology

by: Ozella Cassin

Abnormal Psychology Psyc 439

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Ozella Cassin
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Abnormal psychology
Ann Elliott

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Abnormal psychology
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Ozella Cassin on Monday October 19, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to Psyc 439 at Radford University taught by Ann elliott in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 33 views. For similar materials see Abnormal psychology in Psychlogy at Radford University.


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Date Created: 10/19/15
Abn Psv Outlme for Test 2 14 week schedule revised 9108 Please note You are responsible for all the material we have covered since the last test Below I have outlined some but not all of the topics we have covered for Test 2 I outlined the ones that I thought would help you most as you organize your notes Again you are responsible for all the material we have covered since the last test so do NOT rely on this brief outline alone Research Methods I 3 major types of research methods 3 strategies for setting up research studies 0 1 Ideal True Experimental Design Barlow calls it Research by Experiment I Description using Prozac example see research definition sheet for terms I Conclusions you can draw from a True Experimental Design 0 2 Correlational DesignQuasiexperimental Design I Description of difference between quasiexperimental and correlations designs I Description of difference between quasiexp and correlational designs I 3 reasons can t draw a cause amp effect conclusion from o correlationalquasiexperimental design I Conclusions you can draw from CorrelationalQuasiexperimental designs How to tell the difference between a true experimental design vs a quasi experim entalcorrelational design I When would you choose a correlational study instead of a true experiment I Epidemiological studies I Descri tion 0 3 Case studies Barlow calls it Studying Individual Cases I Description and limitations I Genetics and studying behavior across time o Studying Genetics I Family Studies I Twin Studies I Adoption 0 Studying Behavior over Time I Crosssectionalstudies I Longitudinal studies OOOO Schizophrenia I Description amp DSM Criteria 0 Distinction between positive and negative symptoms 0 List of positive symptoms 0 List of negative symptoms 0 Description prevalence SES ethnicity course etc I Subtypes of Schizophrenia o Catatonic o Disorganized o Paranoid o Undifferentiated I Causes of Schizophrenia I Genetic Influences I A Family Studies I B Twin Studies I C Adoption studies I D Offspring of twin studies 0 II Neurobiological Influences A Dopamine I B Brain Structure I C Viral Infections and Flu 0 HI Psychological and Social In uences I tress I B Family and Relapse Anxiety Disorders 0 O O 1 Definitions of Anxiety Fear and PanicPanic Attacks H Causes of Anxiety Disorders A Biological Contributions I 1 Biological vulnerability for anxiety I 2 Biological vulnerability for panic I 3 Environment impacting biological vulnerability for both anxiety and panic B Psychological contributions I l Psychological vulnerability for anxiety I 2 Psychological vulnerability for panic I aClassical Conditioning I bCognitive Explanations of PaniciCatastrophic thinking C Social Contributionsvulnerability I lAnx1ety I 2 Panic DI 1 Tm gmtedu HmJ I 1 Anxiety I aBiological vulnerability I bPsychological vulnerability I c Social contributions I 2 Panic I aBiological vulnerability I bPsychological vulnerability I c Social contributions I III Com orbidity of anxiety disorders I IV Panic Attacksinot a disorder I V Panic Disorder with or Without Agoraphobia O O O O l DSM Criteria and Description of Panic Disorder 2 DSM Criteria and description of Agoraphobia 3 Causes of Panic Disorder I aBiological vulnerability to stress I bPsychological vulnerability to stress I 1 Classical Conditioning I 2 Cognitive ExplanationsiCatastrophic thinking 4Causes of Agoraphobia 5Treatment of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia I a Medication I b Psychological Interventions all Cognitive Behavioral I 1 Exposure Therapy for Agoraphobic Avoidance I 2 Panic control therapy for Panic Attacks I 3 Cognitive Therapy for cognitionsattitudes concerning dangerousness I c New Evidence on combined Medication and Psychological intervention


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