Unformatted text preview: 5-HIAA low in people who attempted suicide again than who did it one or never did Stress and personality Type a personality – ambitious, time conscious, hard working, often hostile -> high risk to heart disease Type b – more relax Hostility – type a – high level of noradrenaline cause over arousal, impulsive, hot-blooded acts of violence Family history heart disease and high anger -> heart rate chance IQ for each additional IQ point -> decrease mortality risk by 1% Intelligence testing – Alfred Binet and Theofore Simon First intelligence test (1904-1911) Lewis Terman – American version of binet- simon test WW1, William Otis developed it for the army. IQ = mental age/ chronological age * 100...
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- Spring '08
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, William Stern, unpredictable large-scale event, binet- simon test