SPC 204 Abnormal Psychology lecture 2

SPC 204 Abnormal Psychology lecture 2 - Lecture 2:...

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Lecture 2: Assessment and Diagnosis for Psychological Disorder Multidimensional model One-dimensional model – there is only one cause to the disorder. Multidimensional model – there may be more than one cause to the disorder. Behavioural Influence - UCS, UCR, CS, CR Biological Influence - Inherited disorder Emotional Influence - Behaviour, thoughts and feelings Social Influence - How others around you reacted to that behaviour? Genetic contribution Genes Diathesis-stress model Reciprocal Gene-Environment Model Neuroscience By understanding the functions of our body we then can use this information to assist us in identifying disorders and planning treatment for patients. Includes neurons, brains and neurotransmitters. Behavioural and cognitive science 1. Pavlov Classical Conditioning 2. Operant Conditioning 3. Learned Helplessness (Martin Seligman) People learnt that they have no control over what is going to happen to them thus they learn to be helpless. Rat experiment
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