Midterm Review Sheet_Fall 2011

Midterm Review Sheet_Fall 2011 - 1 Important concepts-Psych...

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Important concepts-Psych 238 review for midterm exam Remember: These are concepts that would be useful to know for the exam. You will also want to be familiar with all the terms in bold in the book. However, keep in mind that simply knowing these will not be sufficient for getting a good grade. Make sure you know the broader concepts and application. Also, this is not a complete list, but it begins to get at the topics important to know. Chapter 1: The Examples of Definitions of Abnormal Behavior Ways of defining abnormal behavior General DSM-IV criteria (inclusion and exclusion criteria) Role of culture in the diagnosis of disorders Epidemiology = Incidence, Prevalence, Lifetime Prevalence, Comorbidity Chapter 2: Causes of Abnormal Behavior What is a paradigm and the four paradigms Behavior genetics - Definition of genotype and phenotype - Probands, family studies, adoption studies - Make sure you know the tables from lecture and how to interpret them MZ and DZ twin studies - Make sure you know how to interpret concordance rates
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