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Study guide for exam #1

by: Appolonia Redmon

Study guide for exam #1 psyc 3330

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Appolonia Redmon on Tuesday August 23, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to psyc 3330 at Georgia Southern University taught by Conrad in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Abnormal psychology in Psychology (PSYC) at Georgia Southern University.

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Date Created: 08/23/16
Study Guide for Exam #1 Pg.1 Background   abnormal behavior­ Behavior that is inconsistent with developmental,  cultural, and societal norms Normal vs. abnormal­ normal behavior is consistent with social norms Psychopathology­the scientific study of mental disorders. Psychological Disorders • Occurs within individual • Clinically significant difficulties in thinking, feeling, or behaving • Personal distress • Dysfunction in psychological, developmental, and/or neurobiological processes • Not culturally specific • Not primarily the result of social deviance or conflict within society  The 5 D’s • Deviance • Distress • Dysfunction • Danger • Duration  History  • Early demonology- Mental illness = demonic possession exorcism • Early biological explanations- Hippocrates • The Dark Ages and demonology- The Church, return to spiritual beliefs • Development of asylums • Priory of St. Mary of Bethlehem • Phillipe Pinel • Dorothea Dix Study Guide for Exam #1 Pg.2 Changes in DSM­5 • Removal of multi­axial system • Organization by causes • Enhanced sensitivity • New diagnoses  • Combined diagnose Criticisms • Too many diagnoses • Categorical • Reliability in practice  Treatment Techniques •  Psychoanalysi ­(Drives and instincts,Levels of consciousness) •  Existential Psychothera ­ (Finding purpose or meaning) • Person­Centered Therapy­  (Unconditional positive regard, Fully­ functioning person) • Behavior Therapy ­ (Systematic desensitization, Imaginal flooding) • Cognitive Therapy­(Automatic thoughts, Cognitive schemas, Cognitive  distortions)


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