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The Fiddler on the Roof
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After reading T&C, ch. 1, Why study intercultural communication? a
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University of Maryland Baltimore County
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 285 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
Dr. Robert Anderson
OFFICE HOURS MP 319 - MW 1:00-2:00 or by appointment
Chapter 2 - Historical and Contemporary View of
1. Historical View
a. Demonology(), Gods, and Magic
b. Hippocrates early medical concepts
i. Mental disorder is due to brain pathology
ii. Injuries to the head could cause sensory and motor
Exam I Study Guide for PSYC 285
What is Psychopathology?
What is person-centered language? Why is person-centered language preferred? Give one example of
person-centered language and one example of what it isnt.
List the seven indicators of abnormality fr
What does mania look like?
Unrealistic, overly positive view of self
Sometimes psychotic ()
One or more manic or mixed episodes
Generally followed by major dep
May impact the person affected, other people, or both
Are persistent ()
Cause significant impairments () in functioning (functioning
Are usually subtle and uncommon
Depend on age, culture, and gender
May have a family his
Biology 141 Summer 2013
Exam 1 Study Questions
What is the difference between hypotheses and a scientific Theory? What kinds
of hypotheses are useful for scientific investigations that try to explain the natural world,
and which are not? Give on
CHAPTER 2: CAUSES OF ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR
Paradigm- a set of shared assumptions that includes both the substance of a theory and beliefs about how
scientists should collect data and test the theory.
*The four broad paradigms are biol
CHAPTER 1: EXAMPLES AND DEFINITIONS OF ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR
RECOGNIZAING THE PRESENCE OF A DISORDER
psychosis- a general term that refers to several types of severe mental disorder in which the person is
considered to be out of contact with reality.
Anxiety disorders- wen fear and anxiety prevent normal functioning
Fear- a form of anxiety that is categorized by distress about specific dangerous objects.
Somatic elements- internal and extermnal actions
Emotional elements sense of dread