CASE 1: POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDERSOFIA
What event precipitated Sofias PTSD?
Why did Sofia finally decide to seek treatment?
She was in a bus accident, hurt her knee and
Start monitoring her feelings and behavior
CASE 5: BIPOLAR DISORDERGINA
What event prompted Ginas first symptoms of bipolar disorder?
What events may have turned her mania into depression?
Her friends distanced themselves from her
She began to think they were
CASE 3: OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDERSARAH
What were Sarahs primary obsessions and compulsions?
Checking that her door was locked (numerous times)
Checked if all her appliances were turned off or unplugged
Check the addresses on her mail
CASE 4: MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDERCARLOS
Why did Carlos initially see his family physician?
What symptoms did Carlos present that prompted his family physician to suggest a
His cousin had a fatal heart attack and Carlos wa
CASE 12: SCHIZOPHRENIAJIM
What were three of Jims initial symptoms that signaled signs of a mental
He believed that he had special powers
He believed he had acquired the capacity to control other peoples emotions and
Question 1: Three important criteria for assessments are:
a. standardization, reliability, and ease of administration.
b. standardization, reliability, and validity.
c. reliability, validity, and realism.
d. reliability, validity, and
Chapter 4 Review Anxiety disorders
A. What distinguishes fear from anxiety?
1. Fear is a state of immediate alarm in response to a serious threat to ones wellbeing
2. Anxiety is a state of alarm in response to a vague sense of threat or danger
Chapter 2 Review Models of Abnormality
MODELS OF ABNORMALITY
A. In science, the perspectives used to explain events are known as models or
1. Each model spells out basic assumptions, gives order to the field under
study, and sets guidelines for
Chapter 1 Review Past Present and Research
WHAT IS ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY?
A. Abnormal psychology is the field devoted to the scientific study of abnormal
behavior in an effort to describe, predict, explain, and change abnormal patterns of
Chapter 3 Review Assessment Diagnosis Treatment
I. CLINICAL ASSESSMENT: HOW AND WHY DOES THE CLIENT BEHAVE
A. Assessment is the collecting of relevant information in an effort to reach a
1. Clinical assessment is used to determine h
CASE 6: HYPOCHONDRIASISANGELA
What event precipitated Angelas preoccupation with her health?
What was the first serious disease that Andrea diagnosed for herself?
Her husband had thoughts of separating
Describe why Paul, Ang
Film Psycho worksheet
1. What is the main reason why Norman should be diagnosed with DID?
The fact that he took on the personality of his deceased mother
o Whenever he was aroused by a woman, his mother side would become
jealous and she took over. He thou
CASE 7: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AFFECTING MEDICAL
CONDITION: TYPE A BEHAVIOR PATTERNSPENCER
List at least two advantages Spencer saw in his perfectionistic behaviors.
List two disadvantages of Spencers perfectionistic behaviors.
Chapter 5 Review Disorders of Trauma and Stress
I. STRESS, COPING, AND THE ANXIETY RESPONSE
A. The state of stress has two components:
1. Stressor: Event creating demands
2. Stress response: The persons reactions to the demands
a. Our stress response is i