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Popular in Abnormal Psychology
Popular in Psychology (PSYC)
This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Tricia Mae Fortuna on Friday September 23, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 361 at Towson University taught by DR. ERIN GIRIO-HERRERA in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Abnormal Psychology in Psychology (PSYC) at Towson University.
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Date Created: 09/23/16
9/15/16 Neurotransmitters Glutamate: excites different neurons – causing to action Serotonin: involve in processing information and coordination of movement and inhibition. Assists in regulation of aggressive, eating, and sexual behavior – involved in different psychological disorder Norepinephrine: active in the central and peripheral nervous system. Control heart rate, respiration, blood pressure, etc. Body’s alarm reaction – involve in panic attacks Dopamine: activate other neurotransmitters and to help in exploratory and pleasure-seeking behaviors – too much might contribute to schizophrenia; too little contributes to Parkinson’s disease Influences Biological Behavioral o Classical Conditioning Male was sexually abused as a child (abuse and euphoria association) problem when euphoria is felt with a partner o Social Learning: most of what we learn depends on others around us Punishments and Consequences Observations o Prepared Learning Evolutionary – people who avoided snakes and spiders lived (fear) Cognitive o Learned helplessness – hopelessness Cognitions lead to development of disorder – depression Having the thought and not doing anything o Can you learn optimism instead? Yes o What could it do for your life? Extend life 7.5 years o Attributions – what other factors that contribute to a disorder Emotional o First session in Treatment of Anxiety (esp Fears): Psychoeducation o Peripheral Nervous System Autonomic Nervous System Sympathetic Nervous System o Fight or Flight o Emotion 3 parts: Physiology – how your body feels – sensations Cognition - Thoughts going through mind Behavior Social/Cultural o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6VrzGWCq2I
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