Midterm1StudyGuide - 01:830:377:01 Health Psychology...

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01:830:377:01 Health Psychology McCarthy, Midterm 1 Study Outline 1. Definition and history of psychology a. Goals of health psychology b. Factors contributing to the emergence of health psychology c. Changes in causes of death in last 100 years and factors that contributed to these changes d. The biomedical definition of health e. The biopsychosocial model of health 2. Research designs and methods a. Names for similar research designs in psychology and epidemiology b. Slow, incremental nature of research and discovery using multiple methods c. Definitions i. Placebo ii. Nocebo iii. Double-blind experiment iv. Prospective vs. retrospective longitudinal study v. Cross-sectional vs. longitudinal study vi. Experimental vs. descriptive research vii. Random assignment viii. Epidemiology ix. Risk factor x. Protective factor xi. Prevalence xii. Incidence xiii. Mortality xiv. Morbidity xv. Relative risk xvi. Absolute risk xvii. Reliability xviii. Validity d. Criteria for demontrating causality
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSYCH 377 taught by Professor Mccarthy during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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