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Psychology 1 Study Guide 2 Hassett (Chapters 2,12,13) *Note : For the concepts listed below you will need to understand their meaning and be able to apply them in different contexts. Memorizing the definitions will not be sufficient. Remember the exam will consist of 40 multiple-choice questions and 2 short answer questions. Ch.2 1. Understand the different parts of a neuron 2. Understand what an action potential is 3. Understand the functions of serotonin, dopamine, acetylcholine & endorphins 4. Know what disorders serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine & acetylcholine are linked to 5. Understand the sympathetic & parasympathetic nervous systems 6. Know what the CT scan, PET scan, EEG & MRI are used for 7. Know the functions of the different parts of the brainstem 8. Know the functions of the cerebellum & the amygdala 9. Know the different functions of the lobes of the brain Ch. 12 10. Understand the effects of labeling individuals with psychological disorders
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Unformatted text preview: 11. Understand the following disorders: obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, dissociative identity disorder, agoraphobia, PTSD, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder 12. Know what delusions & hallucinations are 13. Know what the causes of schizophrenia are Ch. 13 14. Understand psychoanalysis & the ways to reveal what the unconscious is hiding 15. Understand the important aspects of client-centered therapy 16. Understand what systematic desensitization & aversive conditioning are 17. Understand how operant conditioning techniques are used in therapy 18. Understand cognitive therapy & drug therapies 19. Know the different types of medications used to treat the various types of psychological disorders 20. Understand what ECT & psychosurgery are...
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