PSY240H1 Study Guide - Final Guide: Surrogate Decision-Maker, Canadian Psychological Association, Antisocial Personality Disorder
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1. Describe an early history of mental hospitals in Canada? Include the asylums act.
2. What important legislation was passed in 1933?
3. When was the Mental Health Act introduced?
4. What does the Health Care Act state?
5. What does the Substitute Decisions Act state?
6. What is Brian’s Law?
7. What is the Health Care Consent Act?
8. Describe the two-part test for capacity to consent to treatment.
9. What notice is given to an inpatient found incapable of consenting?
10. What are some criteria for a substitute decision maker? How do they decide on one?
11. Define a patient.
12. Define a psychiatric facility.
13. As an in-patient what four classifications could you be admitted under? Describe each.
14. A person who is registered in a psychiatric facility for observation, treatment, or both, but
who is not admitted as a patient.
15. What is a Form 1 Application? Who can fill it out? Give a couple of Box A and Box B
16. If a member of the general public is concerned about someone’s mental state what can
17. What is police apprehension (section 17)?
18. What two types of court orders are there under sections 21-22?
19. Upon psychiatric assessment what 3 options does a physician have?
20. What is true about involuntary commitment certificates?
21. What is a community treatment order (CTO)?
22. What four court assessment order determinations are there?
23. When are court assessment orders ordered?
24. What are three things that could make someone unfit to stand trial?
25. What might a court order if someone is unfit to stand trial?
26. What is the NCRMD defence?
27. What two things could trigger an NCRMD defence?
28. When someone is found to be NCRMD OR unfit to stand trial what four dispositions
could a court or Ontario Review Board make? What does the ORB do in the last two
29. What are ethics?
30. The Canadian Psychological Association has four general principals of ethics. Name all
four and give two examples of each. Name in order.
31. Give a general overview of the guide to ethical decision making.
32. What three things determine a profession.
33. What does the regulated health professionals act do? What are its key features?
34. What are controlled acts? Give an example!
35. What is a regulatory college?
36. What did the psychology act of 1960 determine?
37. What was the Poddar vs Tarasoff case? What happened as a result?
38. Define Personality
39. Define Temperament
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40. Describe the Five Factor Model of personality. Describe all five and state which
personality disorder factors they correlate with.
41. Define Stability
42. Is our personality stable? What is the correlation? At what age does it peak?
43. What are personality disorders? Give 5 key components.
44. What percent of people have a personality disorder?
45. What are Milton’s three criteria for personality disorders?
46. What are Livesley’s essential life tasks? What happens if you don’t fulfill these?
47. What two definitional factors define personality disorders?
48. What personality disorder cannot be diagnosed before the age of 18.
49. What must be present to diagnose someone under 18 with a personality disorder?
50. What factor can exacerbate a personality disorder?
51. What must be considered if personality changes drastically in middle age?
52. What are some issues in categorizing personality disorders? (name 2)
53. Which personality disorders have the greatest stability over time? (name a cluster)
54. When can personality disorder diagnosis be made (give 3 examples).
55. What types of personality disorders are there. Name 3 clusters. Give the general
description of each and give 3-4 examples of each. Describe each one.
56. For each personality disorder familiarize yourself the number of diagnostic criteria a
person has to meet for diagnosis.
57. What is conduct disorder what is its relationship to antisocial personality disorder?
58. What are some biological theories of cluster A personality disorders?
59. What are heratability estimates for borderline personality disorder?
60. What are two neural areas of dysfunction in borderline personality disorder?
61. What are two neural dysfunctions seen in psychopathy?
62. Higher rates of concordance in monozygotic as opposed to dizygotic twins in what
63. What is the distribution of antisocial behaviour depends on genetic influences, non-
shared environmental influences, and share environmental influences?
64. Where did the term borderline personality disorder originate from?
65. What is the hypothesized core problem in borderline personality disorder?
66. What treatment appears to help with borderline personality disorder?
67. What is the diathesis stress theory of BPD. Describe in detail.
68. Who are psychopaths? Give two main features?
69. How is psychopathy typically assessed?
70. What are the four domains of Hare Checklist?
71. Why are personality disorders difficult to treat (give 3 main reasons).
72. What is dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)? In your description include dialectical
tension as well as the four stages of treatment.
73. What are the four main components of DBT?
74. What is Schema Therapy?
75. What can one do to treat antisocial personality disorder?
76. Define Psychosis.
77. Define Schizophrenia.
78. What are Schizophrenia Spectrum disorders?
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