Study Guide for Exam I [013110]

Study Guide for Exam I [013110] - Health Psychology 465...

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Health Psychology 465 Instructor: Dr. Dawn Wilson STUDY GUIDE: CHAPTERS 1-3 Chapter 1: What is Health Psychology? 1. Define health psychology. 2. Describe the changing philosophical perspectives on the mind-body relationship from the time of ancient cultures to the present day. 3. Summarize the criticisms of the psychosomatic movement. 4. Explain the factors that have contributed to the rise of health psychology. 5. Describe changing patterns of illness in the United States. 6. Describe trends in the expansion of health care services in the United States. 7. Describe the research methodologies employed by health psychologists. 8. Compare and contrast the biopsychosocial model and biomedical models of health. Summarize the advantages of the biopsychosocial 9. Describe the clinical implications of the biopsychosocial model. 10. Describe the different occupations that employ health psychologists. Chapter 2: The Systems of the Body 1. Identify and describe the structure of the nervous system. 2. Identify and describe the structure and function of the peripheral nervous system. 3. Identify and describe the structure and function of the autonomic nervous system. 4. Differentiate between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, and describe their functions. 5. Identify and describe the three sections that constitute the human brain. 6. Differentiate between the medulla, pons, and cerebellum, and describe their functions. 7. Describe the functions of the midbrain. 8. Describe the structure of the forebrain. 9. Differentiate between the thalamus and the hypothalamus, and describe their functions. 10. Describe the structure and functions of the four lobes that make up the cerebral cortex.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 465 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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Study Guide for Exam I [013110] - Health Psychology 465...

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