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Psychology
Course
PSY 322
Professor
Cory Crane
Semester
Spring

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Lecture 6/Ch 5 - Stress and Health Why should we care about stress and physical health? What is stress? When does stress occur? Characteristics of stressors What is the SAM system? What is the HPA system? Stress' effect on physical health -i.e., immune system, cardiovascular disease, etc.. What is Adjustment Disorder? How do we treat Stress-related Physical Disorders? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: - What is it -Prevalence, gender, comorbidity, age of onset - Psychological Causes - When does trauma lead to PTSD -Biological Causes - Treatment - Stress-inoculation training (in your book) Lectures 7 & 8/Ch 6 – Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Fear vs. Anxiety What defines something as an anxiety disorder? Commonalities among anxiety disorders Specific Phobia: - What is it (including subtypes) -Prevalence, gender, comorbidity, age of onset - Psychological Causes (including evolutionary perspectives) -Biological Causes - Treatment Social Phobia: - What is it -Prevalence, gender, comorbidity, age of onset - Psychological Causes (including evolutionary perspectives) -Biological Causes - Treatment Panic Disorder & Agoraphobia: - What is a panic attack - What is Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia - Prevalence, gender, comorbidity, age of onset -Biological Causal Factors - Psychological Causal factors -including Anxiety Sensitivity (not covered in class) -Treatment Generalized Anxiety Disorder: - What is it -Prevalence, gender, comorbidity, age of onset - Psychological Causes -Biological Causes - Treatment Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: - What is it (what are obsessions, what are compulsions) -Prevalence, gender, comorbidity, age of onset - Psychological Causes -Biological Causes - Treatment Hoarding Disorder: -What is it -Why was it included as its own disorder? Body Dysmorphic Disorder: -What is it?
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