CAS PS 101 Study Guide - Final Guide: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder

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PSYCH 101 Final Exam
-Best approach for anxiety disorder?
oCBT and Benzodiazepine
-Diathesis Stress Model
oWhat does it assume?
Assumes that biological and environmental factors play a role in
obtaining a mental disorder and disease
Disorder is developed if vulnerability is coupled with an event
-Best approach to treat borderline personality /depression
oDepression—CBT, drug: Prozac (SSRI—selective serotonin reuptake
-You go to a party, and you come back the next day and your blue and anxious,
how is it going to make you feel?
oDiagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorder
oStandard way to assess mental health
-What is SSRI and how does it work
oSelective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
oIncreases serotonin outside nerve
oIncreases norepinephrine
-Adverse effects of lithium
oFor bipolar disorder
oMakes you emotionally flat, hand tremors, thirst, excessive urination,
memory problems
-Define parasitic infection
-Define schizophrenia and how to treat it
oA psychological disorder characterized by a split between thought and
oInvolves alterations in thoughts, perceptions, and consciousness
oDrugs to treat this: (biggest factors of this drug is decrease in dopamine
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