Three factors influence such learning 1 external

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Three factors influence such learning: 1) external reinforcement –goods, money, social status, punishment 2) vicarious reinforcement-status of others reinforces the observers behavior 3) self-regulatory mechanisms- responding to your own behavior in ways that self-reward or self-punish Principal of conditioning in learning theory Eysenck: focused on relationship between psychology and biology and related this to criminality We learn proper and improper behavior by: Classical conditioning Learned response to a stimulus Dogs and salivation Operant conditioning Reaction after the fact – most powerful We repeat a behavior when rewarded Modeling We learn from observing other people and the media Treatment of Psychopathology Psychoanalysis:
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o Makes patients aware of their unconscious… Biological Therapy Psychotropic medications Clozaril and Thorazine: antipsychotics to treat the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia Psychotherapy Psychoanalyst: assist patients in recovering repressed memories and to overcome those memories Goal is emotional insight through free association and interpretation Psychodynamic therapy: individuals work on interpersonal and social problems Behavioral therapist: concerned with overt behavior, not underlying behavior Systematic desensitization: gradual exposure to fearful situations Aversion therapy: undesirable thoughts, desires, and behaviors are linked with unpleasant stimuli Cognitive therapy: attempts to change the way people think about his/her situation through role playing, modeling, and assignments Group theory Treatment of Psychopathology Biological Therapy o Psychotropic medications: Antipsychotic and Anti-depressants o Clozaril and Thorazine: to threat the positive and negative symptoms of… Psychological theories and Policy Implications Individualistic – the changes is made within the individual The dangerousness of an offender is assessed to determine later harm to society—if recidivism will occur What are some proactive strategies/what can be done before the individual gets involved in the criminal justice system?
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