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History of psychopathology 1. Supernatural approaches 2. Biological approaches 3. Psychological approaches
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Early history Demonology China: yin and yang Buddhism: Abhidharma The Greeks Hippocrates: four humors and the “wandering uterus” The dark ages: Witchcraft
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Movement towards treatment Renaissance (1600s) Scientific method Asylums Moral treatment” (early 1800s) Philippe Pinel (France) Dorothea Dix (Boston)
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Clash of the 1800s The body: “Psychiatric revolution Emil Kraepelin Discovery of cause of “general paresis” The mind: Doctors treating hysteria Anton Mesmer Charcot and Breuer Sigmund Freud
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Modern supernatural approaches Astrology Miracles 1980s: gay men with HIV being punished by God
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Modern biological approaches Three main causes of mental illness: Genetic influence Biochemical abnormalities Brain structure abnormalities
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Review of genetics 46 chromosomes (23 pairs) 23 rd pair = sex chromosomes DNA Genes Single gene traits Polygenetic traits
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2009 for the course PSYC 360 taught by Professor Borders during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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