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PSC 168: Abnormal Psychology Spring 2008 Final Exam Review Sheet FINAL EXAM: Saturday, June 7 8:00-10:00am INSTRUCTIONS: There will be 100 questions on the final exam. 20% of the exam (20 questions) will be taken directly from the midterm exam that covered the first half of the course. The remaining 80 questions will cover the second half of the course. Below is a general outline of all the material covered in lecture/text book for the entire course. You may use it as a guide to assist you in studying for the exam. Good luck! ***FIRST HALF OF COURSE*** Chapter 1: Definitions of Abnormal Behavior 1. The Concerns of Abnormal Psychology a. Describing Abnormal Behavior b. Explaining Abnormal Behavior c. Predicting Abnormal Behavior d. Controlling Abnormal Behavior 2. Defining Abnormal Behavior a. Conceptual Definitions b. Multicultural Definitions i. Eisenberg (1977) Study c. Practical Definitions d. Integrated Definitions i. e. The Surgeon General’s and DSM-IV Definitions 3. The Frequency and Burden of Mental Disorders a. Current Research into the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders b. Stereotypes About the Mentally Disturbed 4. Historical Perspectives on Abnormal Behavior a. Prehistoric and Ancient Beliefs b. Naturalistic Explanations c. Reversion to Supernatural Explanations (Middle Ages) d. The Rise of Humanism (Renaissance) e. The Reform Movement 5. Causes: Early Viewpoints a. The Biological Viewpoint b. The Psychological Viewpoint 6. Contemporary Trends in Abnormal Psychology a. The Drug Revolution b. Prescription Privileges for Psychologists c. Managed Health Care d. Evidence Based-Practices (EBPs) e. Appreciation for Research f. Diversity and Multicultural Psychology Chapter 2: Models of Abnormal Behavior 1. Biological Models a. The Human Brain b. Biochemical Theories c. Genetic Explanations d. Criticisms of Biological Models i. Diathesis-Stress Theory 2. Psychodynamic Models a. Personality Structure (Id, Ego, Superego)
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b. Psychosexual Stages c. Anxiety and Psychopathology d. Defense Mechanisms i. Repression ii. Reaction Formation iii. Projection iv. Rationalization v. Displacement vi. Undoing vii. Regression e. Psychodynamic Therapy f. Post-Freudian Perspectives g. Criticisms of Psychodynamic Models 3. Behavioral Models a. The Classical Conditioning Model b. Classical Conditioning in Psychopathology c. The Operant Conditioning Model d. Operant Conditioning in Psychopathology e. The Observational Learning Model f. Observational Learning in Psychopathology g. Criticisms of the Behavioral Models 4. Cognitive Models a. Irrational and Maladaptive Assumptions and Thoughts i. Ellis’ A-B-C Theory of Personality b. Distortions of Thought Processes c. Cognitive Approaches to Therapy d. Criticisms of the Cognitive Models 5. Humanistic and Existential Approaches a. The Humanistic Perspective b. The Actualizing Tendency c. Development of Abnormal Behavior d. Person-Centered Therapy e. The Existential Perspective f. Criticisms of the Humanistic and Existential Approaches
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