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Psyc 245, sec 1 Test 2 Study Guide know the diagnostic criteria, prevalence, and sex distribution of the following disorders: Somatization Disorder Conversion Disorder Somatoform Pain Disorder Body dysmorhpic disorder Hypochondriasis Unipolar Depression Dysthymia Bipolar Disorder (I and II) Cyclothymia Additionally, you should understand the following: Factors that contribute to the likelihood and severity of PTSD What is psychoneuroimmunology? The usefulness (or not) of critical incident debriefing Effective treatments (if any) for each of the disorders
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Unformatted text preview: Neurotransmitters and hormones known to be associated with any of the disorders The concept of primary and secondary gain in somatoform disorders The difference between malingering and factitious disorder The history of research on the etiology of depression, including animal studies and learned helplessness/hopelessness theory Behavioral and cognitive theories of depression Risk factors for developing unipolar depression The difficulties and advantages associated with the use of lithium to treat bipolar disorder Predictors of risk for suicide...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PSYC 240 taught by Professor Heilbron during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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