Thought and emotion are impaired and lost contact with external reality o

Thought and emotion are impaired and lost contact

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Thought and emotion are impaired and lost contact with external reality o Paranoid personality disorder Only sees faults in others but not themselves o Conduct disorder Children destroy things - Intelligence testing o IQ will predict educational ability but not social ability o Laterality – left is logical right is creative o Upper limit of intelligence seems to be hereditary o Reaction range – genetic limit on IQ o Divergent thinking – come up with new combinations o Convergent thinking – putting together logically to get an answer o Crystalized intelligence – all the knowledge you accumulate o Fluid intelligence – your ability to use that intelligence o Stewberg 3 factors Componential – thinking on your feet Exponential – all combined experiences Contextual – knowledge that is accumulated o Big five – used in clinical psy Introversion and extroversion Agreeableness Openness Consciousness Neuroticism o Freud believed that people’s lives are dominated by conflict o Preconscious – contains things beneath our awareness that can easily be retrieved o Fixation – the inability to move on o Cathexis – traveling energy Highest level of cathexis is sublimation To sublimate is to direct energy for a higher purpose o Ego – logical thinking self o Id – acts on pleasure principal o Super ego – how we take in world
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o Psyco determinism – all our behavior comes from unconscious instincts - Defense mechanisms o Intellectualization – taking emotion out of understanding o Displacement – to project anger on a more vulnerable subject o Projection – project undesired traits to someone else o Repression – putting things out of consciousness o Regression – reversion to immature patterns of behavior o Reaction formation – acting opposite of how you feel o
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