ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 3443
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N E 4 V39 0 PSYC 3443 FALL 2009 EXAM II SHORT ANSWETUESSAY QUESTIONS Describe the primary symptoms of major depressive disorder and bipolar I disorder Be sure to identify similarities and differences in the symptoms Give 2 reasons why it is important to distinguish between these 2 disorders There are multiple drug treatments for the treatment of mood disorders Choose one of the available drug treatments MAOIs tricylcic antidepressants SSRIs and lithium and describe how the drug affects mood disorders Give 2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of this treatment De ne the criteria for substance abuse and substance dependence Be sure to identify the similarities and differences in the criteria or symptoms for each Why is it important to make this distinction when planning treatment The concept of relapse prevention is important for both substance use disorders and for eating disorders Brie y outline the major points of this approach and how it is applied to either a substance use disorder or to an eating disorder There are 3 clusters of Personality Disorders Identify each of the clusters and the primary characteristics of each cluster Identify which specific Personality Disorders fall within each cluster Unlike some of the personality disorders there is substantial research on Antisocial Personality Disorder especially regarding etiology Identify 3 factors which have been linked to the etiology of this disorder Be sure to describe each factor and the evidence for or against this factor as a cause of the disorder PSYC 3443 Abnormal Psychology Fall 2007 Potential Short Answer Essay Questions for Exam I on 92407 One of the following questions will be on Exam I on 92407 You should prepare each of the questions as part of your studying to make sure that you will be able to answer the essay in the allotted time Remember that short answer essay questions must be answered in full sentences using clear writing That means no outlines abbreviations bullet points or lists should be used N E 4 V39 There are three components to understanding and de ning a psychological disorder Describe these components and how they are used to determine what is and is not a psychological disorder How is this different from the views that were part of the supernatural tradition Choose one of the models of abnormal behavior presented in the text and discussed in class genetic neuroscience behavioral and cognitive Brie y describe this model including the basic assumptions regarding the cause of mental disorders What are 2 criticisms of this model Assessment is an important part of studying different mental disorders and there are a number of different assessment methods used today Choose 2 of these methods and describe them brie y Compare them by identifying the advantages and disadvantages of each method Research on diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders must be evaluated in terms of the research methods used The validity of the study depends on the type of research design that is used Define internal validity What is the best research method for achieving high internal validity What is the worst method in terms of internal validity What are the criteria and symptoms of specific phobia Be sure to identify each of the criteria and how we may distinguish normal fears and a true phobia that requires treatment
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