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PSYC 135 March 20, 2008 Page 1 of 1 Personality Personality tests - objective is to compare your scores to norms for the measure, profile approach, MMPI-2, MCMI-3. Projective is ambiguous stimulus like pictures or abstract forms you project onto the stimulus in a way that reveals personality and unconscious material, Rorschach, Thematic Apperception Test Models of Abnormality - What behaviors are abnormal? The individuals perspective( distress and disability) does this problem cause either one of these and affect their functioning?, the cultures perspective( deviance). Practical Approach - Content - Context - Consequences of the behavior
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Unformatted text preview: Some important questions-What causes abnormal behavior, do different disorders have different causes, do different disorders require different treatments, what roles does physiology play in abnormal behavior? Biological Factors-Hippocrates 4 Humors( biology influences peoples behaviors and disorders, relatively balance in the body), asylums: treatments based on this model, such as bleeding, purging, and fasting. was not used as a torture but rather to hopefully remove the disorder. Modern Biological models are different they focus on structural and functional problems in the brain...
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