PSY 220 - Lecture 02

PSY 220 - Lecture 02 - Learning Objectives Integrative...

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Integrative Approach to Psychopathology Q UIN 1 Chapter 2 Learning Objectives Evaluate multidimensional vs. unidimensional models of causality Formulate how genes interact with environmental factors to affect behavior Compare functions of different brain regions 2 Compare functions of different brain regions and neurotransmitters in psychopathology Compare the behavioral and cognitive models of mental illness Evaluate the emotional, social, and cultural influences on abnormal behavior Models • One-Dimensional Models – Explaining behavior in terms of a single cause – Could mean a paradigm, school, or conceptual approach – Problem – Other information is often ignored 3 • Multidimensional Models – Interdisciplinary, eclectic, and integrative – “System” of influences that cause and maintain suffering – Uses information from several sources – Abnormal behavior as multiply determined Models 4 Genetic Influences • Nature of Genes – Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) – The
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lefbvre during the Spring '10 term at Wofford.

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