PSYC2101 Assessment, Personality and Psychopathology
Food For Thought
Are psychological constructs (e.g. intelligence, personality traits) quantifiable?
o E.g. is it meaningful to say: Tom is 1.078 times as extraverted as Ange
When does a pers
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- literally means a "deficiency in oxygen."
Hypoxia is a state of oxygen deficiency in the body which is sufficient to cause an
impairment of function.
Hypoxia is caused by the:
Cellular injury and
Normal cell is in a steady state
Change in Homeostasis due to stimuli Injury
Injury - Reversible / Irreversible
Adaptation / cell death
Cells must constantly adapt, even
under normal conditions, to changes
ARTERIAL & VENOUS HYPEREMIA
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Large-diameter arteries - Aorta and its main branches have a high elastic fiber content, which
allows them to accommodate cardiac stroke
Stress or General Adaptation Syndrome
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Stress is a term used frequently to describe the way, people
feel about Physical, Psychological and even
However, stress is actually a
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Robbins - Basic Pathology (9th edition)
pp. 29 - 59
Inflammation is a defensive reaction, mechanism, by which the body deals with an injury or insult.
The inflammatory response is desi
Translated literally, Pathology is the study (logos) of suffering (pathos).
Traditionally the study of pathology is divided into General pathology, which studies basic
reactions of cells and tissues to abnormal stimu
Thrombosis and embolism, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system.
When a blood vessel is injured (due to trauma, surgery, infect
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Hyperaemia or hyperemia is the increase of blood flow to different tissues in the body. It can have medical implications,
but is also a regulatory response, allowing change in blood supply to different tissues through vasodilation.
Midterm questions - I
Typical pathological processes
Disease and disease periods
Stages of death. Terminal state
Reasons of Asystolia and Fibrillation
Methods of reanimation
Stress reaction (GAS), stages of stress react
PSYC 2101 Lecture 1 Thomas Whitford
The concept of the personality
Psychopathology and an introduction to therapy
Thing to think about:
Are psychological traits measurable in a meaningful way?
When does a perso