Psychology 360, Fall 2007 Test 3 Study Guide Test info: 75 points total , 50 multiple choice , 25 points of short answers (4-5 questions) Schizophrenia-definition of psychosis-definition and description of required symptoms-subtypes of schizophrenia-Difference between schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder-Demographic differences (gender and ethnicity)-typical onset, course, and prognosis-comorbidity-Theories and treatments* Substance disorders-definition of dependence, abuse, withdrawal, and tolerance-For each major category of substance (depressants, opioids, stimulants, hallucinogens): typical immediate effects, how each category generally acts on the CNS, addictiveness (whether tolerance and withdrawal develop), names of specific substances in each category-Alcohol abuse and dependence: how alcohol is metabolized, how alcohol works on CNS, long-term effects of chronic use, withdrawal symptoms and treatment, gender and ethnic differences in alcohol-related problems -Meth use: mechanisms of meth, negative consequences, risk factors (see Kelly’s lecture notes)
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course PSYC 360 taught by Professor Borders during the Fall '07 term at USC.