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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 86: Overeaters Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Lead Paint
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Self-Help Groups: Voluntary association of ppl who share common desire to overcome psychological disorders or improve well-being. Have been used to help individuals cope w/ many types of addictive ...

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PSY 111 Lecture 85: Groups, Couples, & Family Therapy
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Social Community Therapy: Group Therapy: o Clients receive psychological treatment together w others. o Professionally trained therapist guides group. o Usually between 610 participants o Creates atmosphere of support em...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 83: Autonomic Nervous System, Chlorpromazine, Antipsychotic
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Antianxiety Medications: Drugs that help relieve fear/anxiety Work by increasing action of neurotransmitter o Increased level of GABA helps inhibit action of sympathetic division of autonomic...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 84: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Electromagnetic Coil
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Direct Brain Intervention Therapies: Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): o Designed to alleviate psychological disorder in which electric currents are passed through the brain, deliberately triggerin...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 82: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Antidepressant
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Biomedical Therapy: Treatments designed to reduce psychological disorder by influencing action of central nervous system. Therapies primarily involve use of medications. Also include direct methods...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 80: Aversion Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Nail Biting
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Aversion Therapy: Type of behavior therapy. Classical conditioning is used. Helps reduce frequency of undesirable behavior. Unpleasant stimulus is intentionally paired w harmfulsocially unacceptable behavior until behavior...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 81: Bipolar Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Observational Learning
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CognitiveBehavioral Therapy: Attempts to reduce psychological disorders through systematic procedures based on cognitive behavioral principles. Based on idea that theres a link among our thoughts, feelings, behavior. Tho...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 79: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Behaviour Therapy, Panic Disorder
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Behavioral Therapy: Based on principles of learning. Most direct approach is through operant conditioning. o Operant Conditioning: using rewardspunishments. Reinforcement may be used to teach new skills to ppl. Autistic pa...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 78: Therapeutic Relationship, Unconditional Positive Regard
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Criticism Of Psychodynamic Approach: The psychodynamic approach has been criticized for several reasons including: o Incorporating aspects of Freuds unproven ideas. o Being too abstract by focusing on unconscious experienc...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 77: Therapeutic Relationship
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Psychotherapy: Professional treatment of psychological disorders through techniques designed to encourage communication of conflicts insight. Fundamental aspect is that patient directly confronts disorder. o Works w thera...

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PSY 111 Lecture 76: Psychological Assessment
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Psychological Assessment: Psychologist may begin therapy by systematically learning about patients needs through a formal psychological assessment. o Evaluation of patients psychological mental health. During assessment, ...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 75: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Psychosurgery
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Treating Psychological Disorders: Psychological disorders create a tremendous individual, social, economic drain on society. Disorders make it difficult for ppl to engage in productive lives effectively contribute to fam...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 74: Gordon Allport, Trait Theory, 16Pf Questionnaire
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Trait Theory: Seeks to explain consistencies in individuals behavior in a straightforward way. o Traits: consistent personality characteristics & behaviors displayed in different situati...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 73: Autism Spectrum, Procrastination, Twin Study
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Disorders Originating in Childhood: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): o Characterized by inattention and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity, o Symptoms are present before 12 years of age. ...

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PSY 111 Lecture Notes - Lecture 72: Major Depressive Disorder, Substance Abuse, Comorbidity
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Origin of (BPD): Has both genetic environmental roots. o Research has found that those w BPD frequently have neurotransmitter imbalances o Disorder is heritable. Many theories about causes of BPD focus on a disturbed earl...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Operant Conditioning Chamber, Sigmund Freud, Classical Conditioning

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