MIDTERM 1 STUDY GUIDE

MIDTERM 1 STUDY - MIDTERM 1 STUDY GUIDE CH 1 REVIEW The therapeutic use of verbal expression to release pent-up unconscious conflicts is called the

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MIDTERM 1 STUDY GUIDE CH. 1 REVIEW The therapeutic use of verbal expression to release pent-up unconscious conflicts is called the cathartic method . The belief that mental disorders are caused by psychological or emotional factors is called the psychological viewpoint . The ancient, surgical technique in which part of the skull was chipped away to provide an escape for evil spirits is called trephining . The industrialization of health care, whereby organizations in the private sector control the delivery of services is called managed health care . Begun by Philippe Pinel, this movement was a shift toward more humane treatment for mentally disturbed patients. It was called the reform movement . A cluster of symptoms that tend to occur tougher, believed to be indicative of a particular disorder, is called a syndrome . A program of systematic intervention whose purpose is to modify a client’s behavior, emotions, or thoughts is called therapy . The scientific discipline that seeks to describe, explain, predict, and control behaviors that are considered unusual is called abnormal psychology . The philosophical movement that emphasizes human welfare and the worth of the individual, and that challenged supernatural explanations of deviant behavior, is called humanism . The belief that mental disorders have a physical or physiological basis is called the biological view . The belief that the origin and manifestation of disorders are equally applicable across all cultures is called cultural universality . The belief that lifestyles, cultural values, and world views affect the expression and determination of deviant behavior is called cultural relativism . An attempt to describe, assess, and systematically draw inferences about an individual’s psychological disorder is called a psychodiagnosis . The contemporary approach that sees the cause of most disorders as a combination of biological, psychological, and social factors is called the biopsychosocial approach . . The ritual in which prayer, noise, and extreme measures such as starvation were used to cast evil spirits out of an afflicted person’s body is called exorcism . Group hysteria in which large #s of people exhibit similar symptoms that have no apparent physical cause is called mass madness . The field of psychology that stresses the importance of race, ethnicity, gender, and culture in understanding abnormal behavior is called multicultural psychology .
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A dysfunction or disease of the brain is called brain pathology . The percent of individuals in a population who suffer from a mental disorder at a given point in time is called the
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSC 168 taught by Professor Zane during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.

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