1-15-09 - Psychology 170 Class Notes 1/15/09 The two...

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Psychology 170 – Class Notes – 1/15/09 The two professors will each teach half the course Professor Yivea Yukard and Professor Searle-White Apply the information A lot of information The average on the first exam last semester was a 71% Abnormal Behavior Why is it called “abnormal behavior” and not “abnormal psychology” o Abnormal behavior is a way to destigmatize psychological disorders Necessary vs. sufficient What qualifies someone to have a diagnosis Necessary – A condition (or set of conditions) that must be met in order to arrive at a diagnosis o Example: If someone has just one conditions, it is not enough – you need everything else. Sufficient – if you have one of the conditions of the diagnosis, holding all else constant, the condition is sufficient for the diagnosis. o Example: If someone just has this , is it enough to give the individual a diagnosis. Define the term: abnormal [ which conditions are necessary and which are sufficient] Not appropriate Damaging to self – not a necessary condition Deviant in some way Lack of self-awareness Lack of control
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1-15-09 - Psychology 170 Class Notes 1/15/09 The two...

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