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    agonist

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    a drug that stimulates receptors normally specific to a particular neurotransmitterdefinition

    • Ch. 2-Current Paradigms in Psychopathology
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    • Vocabulary for Ch. 2-Current Paradigms in Psychopathology. Find, create, and access Psychopathology And Counseling, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    anal stage

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    in psychoanalytic theory, the second psycho-sexual stage, which occurs during the second year of life when the anus is considered the principle erogenous zonedefinition

    • Ch. 1-Introduction and Historical Overview
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    ABAB design

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    an experimental design in which behavior is measured during a baseline period (A), during a period when a treatment is introduced (B), during the reinstatement of the conditions that prevailed in the baseline period (A), and finally during a reintroduction of the treatment (B); commonly used in operant research to isolate cause-effect relationshipsdefinition

    • Ch. 4-Research Methods in Psychopathology
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    alternate-form reliability

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    see reliabilitydefinition

    • Ch. 3-Diagnosis and Assessment
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    antidepressant

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    any drug that alleviates depression; also widely used to treat anxiety disordersdefinition

    • Ch. 5-Mood Disorders
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    addiction

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    use of a drug that is accompanied by a physiological dependence on it, made evident by tolerance and withdrawal symptomsdefinition

    • Ch. 10-Substance Use Disorders
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    alogia

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    a negative symptom in schizophrenia, marked by poverty of speechdefinition

    • Ch. 9-Schizophrenia
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    agoraphobia

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    Literally, fear of the marketplace. Anxiety disorder in which the person fears situations in which it would be embarrassing or difficult to escape if panic symptoms occurred; most commonly diagnosed in some individuals with panic disorderdefinition

    • Ch. 6-Anxiety Disorders
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