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Study Guide Exam 4

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Exam 4 Study Guide

 

Chapter 15

 

What is Health Psychology?

 

Behavioral Risk Factors

 

Health Promoting Behaviors

 

What are the Defense Mechanisms? Be able to give examples of each (You will not be given credit for offering the same examples as given in lecture notes. You will need to come up with an original example yourself)

 

What is learned helplessness?

 

Know about and understand Seligman’s dog experiment

 

Chapter 16

 

Psychopathology

 

What is abnormal behavior?

 

Know General Risk Factors

 

Cultural Differences

 

Characteristics and Symptoms, Causes, Treatments for:

Personality Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

OCD

PTSD

Dissociative Disorders

Mood Disorders

Eating Disorders

Disorders of Infancy, Childhood and Adolescents

 *You will be given case scenarios and be asked to identify which disorder is portrayed in scenario*

 

Schizophrenia – Stats, Types (listed in Text and handout) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

 

Definitions of Obsessions, Compulsions, Delusions, Hallucinations

 

Specific Phobias (page 599 in text)

 

Chapter 17

 

Definition of Psychotherapy

 

Dimensions of Therapy (page 629, 630)

 

General Understanding of (Goals, Techniques, When/Why Used): SEE Chart

            Psychoanalysis

            Humanistic Therapies (Client-Centered, Gestalt)

            Behavior Therapies

            Operant Therapies

            Cognitive Therapies

            Group Therapy

            Psychotherapies

You will be asked to match characteristics with the corresponding therapies