Textbook Notes (368,990)
Canada (162,320)
Psychology (935)
PSYC 355 (19)
Chapter 13-355

CHAPTER 13-355.docx

2 Pages
Unlock Document

PSYC 355
Robert Ley

CHAPTER 13 – 355 Biopsychosocial approach – approach that emphasizes that problems develop through an interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors Developmental psychopathology approach – focuses on describing and exploring the developmental pathways of problems Developmental cascades – a developmental psychopathology approach that emphasizes connections across domains over time to influence developmental pathways and outcomes Internalizing problems – develop when individuals turn problems inward (anxiety, depression) Externalizing problems – develop when individuals turn problems outward (juvenile delinquency) Risk factors – predictors of problems EXTERNAL ASSETS: 1. Support – family, neighborhood 2. Empowerment – community valuing youth 3. Boundaries and expectations – family setting clear rules 4. Constructive use of time – engaging in creative activities INTERNAL ASSETS: 1. Commitment to learning – motivated in school 2. Positive values - integrity 3. Social competencies – making decisions, empathy, friendship skills 4. Positive identities – high self-esteem, sense of control over life Stress – the response of individuals to stressors, which are circumstances and events that threaten and tax their coping abilities Acculturative stress – the negative consequences that result from contact between two distinctive cultural groups Coping – managing taxing circumstances, expending effort to solve life’s problems and seeking to master or reduce stress Problem-focused coping – Lazarus’ term for the strategy of squarely facing one’s troubles and trying to solve them Emotion-focused coping – Lazarus’ term for responding to stress in an emotional manner, especially by using defence mechanisms Avoidant co
More Less

Related notes for PSYC 355

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.