Psych notes psychological disorder and final exam subjects

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Psych notes psychological disorder December 8 th 1. Final exam a. Statistics: mean, median, mode b. Independent and dependent variables c. Classical and operant conditioning d. Piaget’s development theory- stages and such e. Memory processes – short term, long term, storage, encoding, retrieval, encoding specificity f. Emotion theories g. Freud and humanistic theories of personality – trait theories, big five h. Measuring intelligence and achievement – apptituted and achievement testing, reliability and validity i. Neuroscience: brain regions and functions – periatal cortex, oppcipital cortex, etc… 1. Mood disorders a. Major depressive disorder i. Dysthymic disorder b. Bipolar disorder i. Cyclothymic disorder 2. Depressive Disorders a. Major Depressive Disorder: sad and hopeless for weeks or months i. Loss of interest in activities ii. Changes in eating and sleeping habits b. Dysthymic disorder: sad mood, lack of interest, and loss of please, is not as intense as MDD but last longer, sometimes several years 3. Bipolar disorders a. A person alternates between deep depression and mania i. Mania is a very agitated, usually elated, emotional state
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