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Psychology of Adjustment

by: Lane Schuster

Psychology of Adjustment PSYC 2275

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Lane Schuster
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Matthew Dwyer

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lane Schuster on Sunday October 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSYC 2275 at East Carolina University taught by Matthew Dwyer in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 21 views. For similar materials see /class/221336/psyc-2275-east-carolina-university in Psychlogy at East Carolina University.


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Date Created: 10/11/15
P 39 39 of A J39 Final Studv Guide Spring 2011 the nal exam 3 v 39 NOT everything on this study Chapter 6 Snap versus systematic judgments Con rmation bias and Cohen 1981 research study Selffulfilling prophecy and Snyder et a1 1977 research study Fundamental attribution error Defensive attribution Prejudice versus discrimination can you have one without the other Conformity versus compliance Efficiency selectivity consistency in person perception Asch s classic 1955 study and results Bystander effect Milgrim study and results Overall research on obedience suggests Chapter 8 Drawbacksbenefits of intemet on relationships overall findings suggest what about this Does research indicate that playing hard to get works Mere exposure effect Gender and physical attractiveness more important for males or females Matching hypothesis Social exchange theory what determines satisfaction and commitment Parental investment theory Opposites attract or birds of a feather ock together Triangular theory of love 3 components are Ultimate type of love is Hazen amp Shaver 1987 3 attachment styles Bartholomew amp Horowitz 1991 4 attachment styles 4 reasons relationships end Chapter 9 Marriage traditionally involves Endogamy and homogamy In mate selection men and women prefer mates Predictors of marital satisfaction and stability family background age courtship Cohabitation etc Brief understanding of 6 stages of family life cycle Where is a notable drop in marital satisfaction especially for females Gottman 5 types of marriages based on con ict resolution styles 2 unhealthy 3 healthy 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse Magic ration of positive to negative interactions Divorce nancially harder for fathers or mothers Variables related to better adjustment 4 of them Overall results from Wallerstein and from Hetherington very different Chapter 15 3 criteria for abnormal behavior Value judgments in de ning abnormal behavior Primary differences between substance abuse and dependence tolerance and withdrawal symptoms what is tolerance and withdrawal What is GAF What is the range of scores A bigger number means what Know the 5 Axes used to describe an individual s mental health Lifetime prevalence of mental illness Most common mental disorders are top 3 What is Agoraphobia Difference between obsessions and compulsions Diagnosis vs prognosis vs etiology Difference between Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder What is a Manic Episode Basic description of personality disorders Antisocial Borderline Dependent At what age can personality disorders be diagnosed Chapter 16 Difference between counseling and psychotherapy How many different types of psychotherapies are there 3 most common problems people seek mental health services Some differences between psychologists and psychiatrists Basic differences between 3 main types of therapies discussed in class Client centered therapy emphasizes what And what does a client centered therapist tend to do and focus on What is systematic desensitization and how does it work 2 main assumptions of behavior therapies Information about the effectiveness of therapy presented in class X more effective than As effective as X in treating Y The 4 Common Factors of therapy and the of change they contribute More important for the client or therapist to believe in the treatment 4 Features of Effective Therapy Some common drugs and what they are used for XanaX Valium Prozac PaXil Zoloft ECT is generally used as Some ideas about how to choose a therapist that were discussed in class


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