Exam+Prep+3_FINAL - PSYCH 477: Exam 3 This is not an...

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PSYCH 477: Exam 3 This is not an exhaustive list – but these are the key concepts and terms that you should be familiar with for the exam. Good luck! Thanks for a great semester! Autism Spectrum Disorders (Reading: Ch.10) Autism and Asperger’s: Core deficits and diagnostic criteria Prevalence Course and predictors of positive outcome Gender differences Common comorbidities (e.g., mental retardation/intellectual disability, epilepsy) IQ and language levels within autism spectrum (approximate prevalence of high/low groups within each, and effects on functioning) Language deficits (expressive, receptive, pragmatic) Etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders Problems in early development Genetic Influences Brain Abnormalities and cognitive deficits Theories of cognitive deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory of Mind and “Mind-blindness” (e.g. Sally-Anne task, false photograph task) Executive Functioning Central Coherence Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Behavioral approaches Educational approaches Parent training Importance of early intervention Recommendations for amount of intervention Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders (just know broadly what they are) Rett’s Disorder Childhood Disintegrative Disorder Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia (Reading: Ch.10) Symptoms and diagnostic criteria for childhood-onset schizophrenia Positive vs. Negative symptoms Prevalence Onset and Course of childhood-onset schizophrenia Gender differences in schizophrenia Etiology of childhood-onset schizophrenia:
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