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PSY1022 Final: Treating disorders
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TREATING DISORDERS: Psychotherapy: - Therapy that seeks to help clients gain insight by recognising and understanding unconscious thoughts and emotions - Humanistic psychotherapy: includes client-centr...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Social psychology and attitudes
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SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY - The study of how peoples thoughts, feelings and behaviour are influenced by others - Humans have highly social brains, predisposed to forming intimate personal networks - Biol...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Participants and ethics
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1. Identify Participants Sampling: - Performed to obtain a sample representative of the population Probability sampling techniques: - Each member of the population in question has a known probability of being ...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Explaining and treating disorders
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ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY EXPLAINING DISORDERS: Deviance: - Infrequent behaviour - Violation of social norms Distress: - Personal suffering - The criterion used to decide if psychological problems are s...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Attraction, conformity, obedience
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ATTRACTION Keys to Attraction: - Environment: o Physical proximity o Repeated encounters (mere-exposure effect) - Similarity: o Attitudes, morals, beliefs - Physical ...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Psychological tests
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Measurement: Properties of Measurement: - Identity: Objects that are different receive different scores - Magnitude: Ordering of numbers represents ordering of the variable- numbers are assigned in ord...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Memory processes
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MEMORY - Retention of information over time - Refers to the processes that are used to acquire, store and retrieve information - Allows us to learn about the things in our environment that promote survival and avoid things...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Scientific method
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PSYCHOLOGICAL DISCOVERY METHODS OF GAINING KNOWLEDGE: Superstition: - Acquiring knowledge based on: o Subjective feelings o Interpreting random events as non-random o Believing in supernatural or magical events or causes -...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Research strategy and design
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1. Select a Research Strategy - A research strategy refers to the general approach and goals of a research study Descriptive Methods: - Provides detailed descriptions of behaviours - Does not support reliable predictions -...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Memory retrieval and forgetting
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MEMORY RETRIEVAL - Discussed in terms of relative sensitivity; high sensitivity being easiest to recall - Retrieval is aided by semantic networks, which link related information together like a concept map - The spreading ...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Inferential Statistics
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Inferential Statistics: - Answer general questions about the population - To determine the probability of observing the experimental result Sampling distribution of means: - Frequency distribution of all possible sample me...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY1022 Final: Descriptive statistics
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Evaluate the Data - Statistic: a summary value that describes a sample - Parameter: a summary value that describes a population Descriptive Statistics: - Help describe a set of data - Organises, s...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY1022
Various
PSY3032 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Neuropsychological Assessment, Geriatrics
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Case study: Background: 51 on diagnosis Alzheimers disease (AD) Did research about effects AD has on families She began to forget, family said it was normal, Sophie remained concerned Tests Neuro-psychological assessment R...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY3032
Various
PSY3032 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Eating Disorder, Social History, Bloating
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Eating disorders: AN, case study 5ft 3, weighed 125pounds Still concerns about her weight, but better than they had been 29-34 had eating disorder Hospitalised for 30 days 4yrs on, condition improving Social history Suburb...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY3032
Various
PSY3032 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Gay Talese, List Of Dragon Ball Characters, Disorganized Schizophrenia
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Schizophrenia wparanoid delusions Single, unemployed Sister, concerned about peculiar beh and social isolation of Bill Daydreamed, talked to himself, said things that made little sense Went because family said to Blinked ...

Health Sciences - Psychology
PSY3032
Various

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