Psych 1 Fair Game Final 17

Psych 1 Fair Game Final 17 - Kinseys basic survey findings...

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TA Sections Basics of treatment for Depression, Mania, Anxiety, OCD, Schizophrenia, ADHD OCD-involves serotonin abnormalities in basal ganglia, prefrontal areas of brain, antidepressants-boost serotonin, Psychotherapy-help control Schizophrenia-people with this show increased levels of dopamine in basal ganglia and reduced levels of serotonin in frontal areas; “antipschotic”medications that reduce dopamine action by blocking post-synaptic receptors and increase serotonin action, probably by reuptake inhibition ADHD-stimulant meds to boost functioning in underdeveloped brain areas; common meds-Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall, Dexdrize, Stratter, dopamine and/or norepipinrep reuptake inhibitors which increase neurotransmitter activity in synapse, all amphetamine derivatives:normally addictive, but usually nonaddictive
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Unformatted text preview: Kinseys basic survey findings (also in Natural Selection section) Studied thousands of ppl asked them up to 500 questions. Found huge variations in peoples sexual activity, may have overrepd prsioners, patients in hospitals, prostitutes with volunteer bias Kinsey and Klein Scales w/ differences Kinsey: (sexual orientation) 0-6; 0=totally hetero, 6=totally homo Klein: modification of Kinsey scale Uses less emotionally loaded reference point descriptions Sexual behavior past, present, ideal Includes sex attraction, fantasies, lifestyle, emotional, social, political preference Nature of minimal group paradigm Effectiveness of mere contact on discrimination Ways of reducing prejudice Work together in diverse groups toward common goal...
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