How do we decided what abnomal behaviour is: statistical critieria, cultural norms, frequency, intensity,
Legal and ethical issues
1. Areas of ethical concerns
2. Informed consent
3. Tarasoff-issues of confidentiality. If seeking help, it is given what you say is private except in
certain situations. We talked about those situations.
In which area to psychologist practice there train: clinical, research, teaching.
1. Medical-disease model
2. Environment model
a. Sociocultural influence
c. Humanistic perspective or holistic.
1. The referral
a.Interview (structured, unstructured) , mostly relied on
b. Testing (projective cognitive)
1. Clinically vs empirically derived systems
-no currently widely accepted empirically derived systems. DSM and ICD are both clinically systems. We
would like empirical through statistical criteria.
*should know DSM 4 and 5
Treatment-biology and environment focus