Chapter 6 Notes (part 2)
Chapter 6 Notes (part 2) PSYC 101
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Date Created: 09/24/16
Hypnosis Hypnotized people tend to be awake but have very little control over their actions. Hypnosis is a state of mind that occurs in compliance with instructions and is characterized by focused attention, suggestibility, absorption, lack of voluntary control over behavior, and suspension of critical facilities of mind (Raz & Sahpiro, 2002; J.H. Stewart, 2005). - Medical - Pain relief - Treat addiction - Help with side effect of chemo and anxiety Stroop effect: deals with how people respond to conflicting verbal and color information Red Yellow Blue Red Yellow Blue Slower to recognize than Altering consciousness with drugs Psychoactive drugs: Used to aid spiritual practices Improve health Explore the self Regulate mood Escape certain feelings Enhance experiences To stimulate Physical dependence: physically dependent on a drug to function normally and to cope with daily life. Withdrawal symptoms 1. Delirium 2. Tremors 3. Insomnia 4. Irritability 5. Seizures 6. Confusion 7. Hallucinations 8. Nausea/vomiting 9. Agitation 10.Death Addiction results from habitual use and/or physical and psychological dependence. Depressants Alcohol, Sedatives, Opioids Stimulants Caffeine, Nicotine, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Ecstasy(MDMA) Hallucinogens Marijuana, LSD Depressants slow down the nervous system activity In low doses they calm the body and in high doses they slow down bodily function to a dangerous level. Alcohol is the most widely use depressant. Its absorption rate is determined by factors such as amount of food in the body and body mass. BAC stands for blood alcohol concentration. Stimulants activate the nervous system Hallucinogens make you hallucinate (obviously ).
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