Abnormal Psychology Chapter 1 – 10

Deviance behaviors, thoughts and emotions are different front hose that are considered normal in our place and time. Distress clinical theorists, behavior, ideas, or emotions usually have to cause distress before they can be labeled abnormal. Danger dangerous to oneself or others. Dysfunction interferes with daily functioning Treatment procedure designed Read more…

PSY 436 Abnormal Psychology

Criteria for determining abnormality deviance from the norm (statistical deviance); difficulties adapting to life demands (maladaptive behavior); experience of personal distress Mental disorder group of emotional, cognitive, or behavioral symptoms that cause distress or significant problems in functioning Abnormal psychology scientific study of troublesome feelings, thoughts, and behaviors associated with Read more…

Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology Scientific study of abnormal behaviors in an effort to describe, predict, explain, and change abnormal patterns and function Is there a true definition of abnormal psychology? not yet What are the Four D’s? Deviance Distress Dysfunction Danger Deviance From behaviors, thoughts, emotions that differ markedly form a society Read more…

Abnormal Psychology Exam 1 IRSC

What causes abnormal behavior? Biological causes, psychological causes, sociological causes Biological causes Genetic and environmental influences on physical functioning. Psychological causes Disturbances in thoughts and feelings. Sociocultural causes The various circles of influence on the individual ranging from close friends and family to the institutions and policies of a country Read more…

Abnormal Psychology: Chapter 3

Risk factors for abnormal behavior – necessary, sufficient, and contributory causes – feedback and bidirectional in abnormal behavior – diathesis-stress models Etiology the cause, set of causes, or manner of causation of a disease or condition Necessary cause must exist for disorder to occur Sufficient cause guarantees occurence of disorder Read more…

Abnormal Psychology Final Exam

abnormal behavior Patterns of thought, emotion, and actions that are deviant, unexpected, or “away from the standard” based on statistical, social-cultural, and/or functional standards. abnormal psychology The scientific study of abnormal behavior in order to describe, predict, explain, and ultimately change abnormal patterns of functioning. acute stress disorder An anxiety Read more…

Abnormal Psychology

Dissociative Disorders disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings Anxiety a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune DSM-III-R Abbreviation for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision; the book published by Read more…

Abnormal Psychology Exam 1: Srigley: NCSU

Deviant violates societal and cultural norms dangerous may signal a psychological disorder, but does not necessarily or sufficiently indicate abnormality dysfunctional interferes with daily functioning abnormal behavior that is inconsistent with the individual’s developmental, cultural, and societal norms, and creates emotional distress or interferes with daily functioning categorical model you Read more…

Abnormal Psychology

5 definitions of abnormal behavior 1) violation of norms 2) statistical infrequency 3) personal distress 4) disability or dysfunction 5) deviation from ideal norms rules that tell us what is right and wrong to do violation of norms (as a definition of abnormal behavior) rules that tell us what is Read more…

Abnormal Psychology 2200 Exam 1

Abnormal Psychology The scientific study of abnormal behavior undertaken to describe, predict, explain, and change abnormal patterns of functioning. Norms A society’s stated and unstated rules for proper conduct. Culture A people’s common history, values, institutions, habits, skills, technology, and arts. Treatment A systematic procedure designed to change abnormal behavior Read more…

abnormal psychology slides

psychological disorder a pattern of behavioral or psychological symptoms that causes significant personal distress and impairs the ability to function in 1 or more important areas of life criteria for abnormal behavior distress, disability, maladaptiveness, irrationality, unpredictability, unconventionally, observer discomfort, violation of moral standards distress strain, anxiety, or suffering; ex. Read more…

Psychology 201 (Abnormal Psychology)

Abnormal Psychology A broad field of study with the nature and development of abnormal behavior, thoughts, and feelings Intern’s Syndrome A term which refers to “identifying with symptoms” Psychopathology, Mental Illness Abnormal Psychology is very similar to _______________ and ______ _______. Abnormality In the prehistoric times to the middle ages, Read more…

AP Psychology (Abnormal Psychology)

Narcissistic personality disorder a personality disorder characterized by exaggerated ideas of self-importance and achievements; preoccupation with fantasies of success; arrogance Dissociative Disorders disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings Anxiety a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) Read more…

Theoretical Perspectives in Abnormal Psychology (chp 4, 5, 6, 7)

Theoretical Perspective Theoretical perspectives (total of 5) influence the ways in which clinicians and researchers interpret and organize their observations about behavior. Psycho-dynamic Perspective (1)Freudian perspective; A psychological approach that emphasizes unconscious dynamics within the individual, such as inner forces, conflicts, or the movement of instinctual energy; Behavior can be Read more…

Abnormal Psychology Past and Present

What is Abnormal Psychology The field devoted to the scientific study of abnormal behavior to describe, predict, explain, and change abnormal patterns of functioning. The Four D’s Deviance, Distress, Dysfunction, and Danger Deviance -Actions different from behaviors, thoughts, and emotions considered normal in a specific place or time. -Actions different Read more…

Abnormal Psychology

On what axis are personality disorders placed? On the DSM-IV-TR, PD are placed in Axis II. What are the different clusters of personality disorders? Cluster A: Odd, Eccentric Cluster B: Dramatic, Erratic Cluster C: Anxious, Fearful What are the five dimensions of the Five Factor Model of Personality (AKA: “The Read more…

Abnormal Psychology Unit 1 Exam

Anal Stage in psychoanalytic theory, the second psychosexual stage, which occurs in the second year of life when the anus is considered the principal erogenous zone Asylums — refuges established in western Europe in the fifteenth century to confine and provide for the mentally ill — forerunners of the mental Read more…