Notes for Test 1 Material
An Overview of Psychology
Psych = soul
Logos = the study of a subject (i.e. -ology)
Psychology: the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Thus, its a quest for answers to ancient questions, to better und
Journal Entry #1 Views on Abnormal Psychology
1). How would you define abnormality?
2). Where do you think mental illness comes from? Is the root of abnormal behavior
primarily physical/organic, early childhood experiences, current environmental for
Abnormal Psychology- Journal Entry #3
1. Why might therapists often avoid attempting to treat personality disorders? Do
you think that personality disorders should be diagnosable as a problem, or is it
just the way we are?
2. What do you think about the r