mood, behavior, and cognitive and motor skills? Does your experience coincide with the effects of sleep deprivation described in the text? What are the effects of long-term sleep reduction? Brieflydescribe common sleeping disorders and possible drug remedies.
Week Seven: Addictions and...
; therefore a disturbance will result to thwarting these uniquely human needs. Lastly, their greatest contribution to psychology has been their innovative treatments for psychological problems and disorders.
9.) What are the six major contemporary theoretical perspectives within psychology? Briefly...
describe two newer fields of psychology.
4. Discuss the history of the science of psychology and the approaches taken by early psychologists
5. Name and outline the key characteristics of each of the five current perspectives in psychology.
6. List the key issues for psychology and be able to...
developed by Freud that attempts to explain personality, motivation and mental disorders by focusing on unconscious determinants of the behavior |
Humanism | | |
Cognitive perspective | | a psychological approach that emphasizes mental processes in perception, memory, language, problem solving...
. Understand the way in which misdiagnosis of somatoform disorder can be
15. Know Freud's theory of primary and secondary gain used to describe
16. Describe the behavioral therapy approach to treatment of chronic pain...
psychology is simply to describe behavior. Through describing the behavior of humans and other animals, we are better able to understand it and gain a better perspective on what is considered normal and abnormal. Psychology researchers utilize a range of research methods to help describe behavior...
Identify and brieflydescribe the six major ethical principals in sport and exercise psychology.
What career opportunities exist in sport and exercise psychology?
Why do contemporary sport psychologists need to take a global perspective?
Describe the active approach to using sport and exercise psychology....
characteristics: 1. 2. 3. 4. Systematic interaction between a client and a therapist Based on psychological theory and research Influences a client’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior Used in treating disorders, adjustment problems, and to foster personal growth
Briefly explain the biomedical approach...
, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV and AIDS.
The psychology of sex
Brieflydescribe the biological, psychological and social-cultural components to understanding sexual motivation. ( This is bio-psycho-social perspective )
evolutionary (pp. 26-32).
14. Define culture, and describe cultural psychology and culture's influence on behavior; discuss how researchers determine whether behavior is culturally universal or culturally specific (pp. 3233).
15. List the sixperspectives in psychology today, and explain the eclectic...
Ch 15 PsychologicalDisordersPerspectives on PsychologicalDisorders: Textbook Learning Objectives 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
Explain how we define psychologicaldisorder.
Different behavior that causes distress to the person's life. Harmful dysfunction by quirk. Fear of spiders only disorder if the...
theory). Or you may describe the
literature in a particular applied area, such as HIV/AIDS
counselling, affirmative action in South African organizations,
psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, attitudes to
socio-political transformation, or the effects of cumulative mild
to a disorder may come to suffer from it given the right pattern of stress.
4) Describe the contents of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). List the five axes used in diagnosis based on DSM-IV.
The current version of this manual is the Diagnostic and Statistical...
: www.adaa.ord” (Wood 18). For each specific disorder she lists at least three outside sources to help the readers. Wood supports many of the other claims she makes with proven psychological research. In chapter four, when the author discusses complementary medicine she uses statistics to prove her...
attitudes toward the use of drugs in the treatment of psychologicaldisorders and
Mood stabilizers Drugs used to treat mood disorders that prevent manic episodes of bipolar disorder.
From the perspective of . . .
A Legal Assistant
Imagine that you’re working in a high-stress office and you’re having...
6. List and brieflydescribe four psychological treatments for physical disorders.
The first psychological treatment is relaxation training which is a nonchemical series of exercises that are used to reduce anxiety and stress. Cognitive intervention is the approaches that help...