Review guidelines General psychology ch 15-16

Review guidelines General psychology ch 15-16 - Chapter 15/...

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Chapter 15/ 16 review guide Abnormal behavior o What are possible criteria for defining whether something is a mental illness or not? What are the problems with these criteria? o What two conceptions of mental illness are there over time? o How did approaches to treatment of mental illness evolve over time? What is deinstitutionalization? o What are some culture-specific psychiatric diagnoses? o What is the DSM-IV? What is the biopsychosocial approach to mental illness? o How does the DSM-IV go about classifying disorders? What are the five axes along which each client is classified? o What are criticisms of the DSM-IV? o What are two legal concepts related to mental disorders/disabilities? Psychotherapy o What is psychotherapy? o Who, in general seeks therapy? o Which classes of professions practice psychotherapy? o Who appears to benefit from therapy? o What general classes of therapy can you divide therapies into? o
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