1. List reasons from the text why people are fascinated by the exceptional, the unusual, and the abnormal. 2. Are there any countries free of psychological disorders?
I. Perspectives on Psychological Disorders
A. Defining Psychological Disorders
3. Identify the criteria for judging whether behavior is psychologically disordered. 4. Explain the controversy over the diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Present both sides of the argument. Make sure you read the “Thinking Critically About” on pg. 563 in the gold box. 5. Compare and Contrast the medical model of psychological disorders with the biopsychosocial approach to disordered behavior. 6. Describe the goals …show more content…
Define mood disorders. 32. Contrast Major Depressive Disorder (include the five signs) and Bipolar Disorder (include the term mania). Which one is more common? 33. What was Peter Lewinsohn’s theory? 34. Write out each bolded sentence under “Understanding Mood Disorders” and give a brief explanation of each as needed to help you understand the bolded sentence. 35. Under the Biological Perspective: How has genetics influenced the development of mood disorders? 36. Under the Biological Perspective: How has the depressed brain influenced the development of mood disorders? 37. Under the Biological Perspective: How has Biochemical influenced the development of mood disorders? 38. Under the Social-Cognitive Perspective: How has Negative Thoughts and Negative Moods interact to influence the development of mood disorders? Include self-defeating beliefs, learned helplessness, explanatory style, stable, and global in your answer. 39. Under the Social-Cognitive Perspective: How has Depression’s Vicious Cycle influenced the development of mood disorders? What are the steps in the cycle? 40. Answer the “Ask Yourself/Test Yourself” Questions on pg. 589.
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Describe the symptoms of schizophrenia. Include positive and negative symptoms. 43. Differentiate delusions and hallucinations. 44. List the five subtypes of schizophrenia and provide a brief explanation of each. 45. Contrast chronic and acute schizophrenia. 46. When does schizophrenia strike? 47. Under Understanding Schizophrenia- Brain Abnormalities summarize each section- Dopamine Over activity, Abnormal Brain Activity and Anatomy, Maternal Virus During Pregnancy- you want to show me you know the material and how it relates to Schizophrenia. 48. Under Understanding Schizophrenia- Genetic Factors summarize the section-you want to show me you know the material and how it relates to Schizophrenia (what evidence proves a genetic contribution to the development of schizophrenia). 49. Under Understanding Schizophrenia- Psychological Factors summarize the section-you want to show me you know the material and how it relates to Schizophrenia (what are early warning signs of schizophrenia in children). 50. Answer the “Ask Yourself/Test Yourself” Questions on pg. 596.
VII. Personality Disorders
51. What is a personality disorder? 52. Contrast the three clusters of personality