Inhaling cigarette tobacco and dipping tobacco, can be significantly different. The
two can as well have a variety of similarities.
Smoking cigarette tobacco and dipping tobacco are different because, you smoke
Abnormal Exam Review
o The adjustment that the brain and the body make to the regular use of certain
drugs so that ever larger doses are needed to achieve the earlier effects
o Unpleasant, sometimes dangerous reactions that may occur
Review test questions:
Research procedure used to determine how certain events
or characteristics vary with each other: correlational study
Studies that measure the instance and prevalence of a
disorder in a population: epidemiological study
Clinical interview: essential part of classification + assessment process;
includes est. rapport, going over confidentiality, legal/consent issues,
determining problem, assessing behavior, work toward diagnostic
impression, fostering s
Sociocultural view of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
GAD most likely to develop in people who are faced w/ ongoing societal conditions that
are dangerous (natural disasters, poverty, crime, health problems, etc.)
Freuds understanding of Generalized
What category of mental disorders does schizophrenic disorders belong to?
What are the major symptoms of a psychotic disorder?
Hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech
If a person has thought broadcasting, what disorder
What is Abnormal Behavior?
-Subjective appraisal of behavior
-Statistical criterion: Freq. In pop. On bell curve
-Socially acceptable v. Socially unacceptable according to surrounding culture
-Interferes with day to day functioning
-Moral or ethical crite
Multiple Choice/True False/Matching
Abnormal psychology: The scientific study of abnormal behavior in an effort to
describe, predict, explain, and change abnormal patterns of functioning.
Norms: A societys stated and unstated rule for proper conduct.