RUNNING HEAD: TOPIC SUMMARY
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Moraine Valley Community College
Instructor: Angela Willis
RUNNING HEAD: TOPIC SUMMARY
PTSD is a disorder that is l
Chapter 9 Questions
1. Define learning.- A relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
2. Define classical conditioning.-The process by which a previously neutral
stimulus acquires the capacity to elicit a response through associatio
Chapter 11 (2/2)
Define Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Continuous state of anxiety marked by feelings
of worry and dread, apprehension, difficulties in concentration, and signs of motor tension
Occurs on a majority of days within a 6 mo. period
Chapter 11- Psychological Disorders (1/2)
What are the three views/ dilemmas within the definition of mental illness?
As the violation of cultural standards
As emotional distress
As behavior harmful to oneself or others
Define mental illness
Chapter 8 Questions
1. Define source of misattribution-Not able to distinguish your actual memory from
information you got elsewhere
2. Define flashbulb memories-Unusual, shocking or tragic events, Not always complete or
3. Define confabulation-C
Canvas quizzes 16-17
1) The theorist who describes schizoid personality disorder as developing from coping with
parental rejection by avoiding relationships represents the:
a. Psychodynamic perspective.
2) According t
Canvas Quizzes 12-15
1) The blood-alcohol level that typically produces the symptoms of intoxication is _ of
the blood volume.
2) Of the following, the person who would probably have the highest blood alcohol
1 out of 1 points
Consider your recognition of the letter A in this particular letter
sequence: ANT Which of these statements describes the role of bottomup processes?
You recognize the letter A because of the two slanted lines
0 out of 10 points
How much do you know about sociology?
Answers will vary. FEEDBACK: No matter what your prior
experience is, this course will introduce you to a bro
Roediger and McDermotts investigation of illusory memories:
revealed that false memories were more likely to be
remembered than known.
All of the following statements about the misinformation effect are true excep
I have learned about ADHD in my previous nursing class and i have worked with children
who have this disorder. Since I have some background knowledge on ADHD I would say i
have an upper hand when dealing with these kinds of kids. Parents of children who h
Stigma is associated with a feeling of embarrassment and disgrace towards a type of person
or condition. With mental health, people always feel this stigma about their condition. Many
patients keep their conditions to themselves and fear of telling anyone
NURS 460: Professional Nursing Practice IV
Acute Renal Failure / Acute Kidney Injury Case Study
You are admitting a patient to the trauma ICU following a motor vehicle crash. The patient
suffered multiple traumas and experienced a large volume blood lo
The use of medication to treat mental illness has been a controversy for many years
now. Reading through theses articles made me realize that maybe the effectiveness that
is said to come with their use is not that effective. I feel like medications to t
What is the difference between an obsession and a delusional belief? In what ways
are obsessions different from the everyday worries that all of us experience?
An obsession is defined as a persistent thought, i
Patient: 17 year-old African American male who sustained a single gunshot wound to the head while
walking down the block from his home.
Initial Trauma management:
Airway= Intubated on arrival to ED. GCS = 3
Breathing= Mechanically ventila
Cadaveric Kidney Transplant
W.V. is a 57-year-old man who lives with his wife and two teenage sons. W.V. developed chronic kidney
disease 20 years ago after using a drug for migraine headaches that was later shown to cause severe
nephrotoxicity. W.V. unde
It provides everyone with the latest researched mental health topics. It lists signs and
symptoms, risk factors, treatment and event clinical trials where treatment and certain
disorders are looked at in a depth. This agency offers 24 hour live chat where
Unit 3 Quizzes 9-11
1) All would contribute to the social contagion effect EXCEPT:
a. The suicide of a celebrity years ago.
2) Cecil and Jeanne, teenagers, made a love pact, jumping from a cliff to be with each other
Cancas Quizzes 5-8
1) A person wonders whether to try relaxation training or biofeedback to reduce anxiety.
Based on present research, the BEST answer is:
a. Try either one; each seems to have a modest effect.
1) Which perspective was supported by the discovery that the symptoms of hysteria (e.g.,
mysterious paralysis) could be induced by hypnosis?
2) Which aspect of the definition of abnormality includes
1. Those interviewed for the article expressed a fear of coming out as having mental illness.
What is the stigma associated with mental illness, and why would those with mental
illness fear others knowing?
Case Study #1
Bipolar Disorder Ch.7
1. Patients with bipolar disorder are often reluctant to take their medication because they dont
want to give up periods of hypomania, when they feel exceptionally upbeat and productiv
1) Would you knowingly elect someone to office who had a mental health history?
I would for myself would not really know for sure. The person that is going to head into
office can be fully recovered; although
1) How do you define Abnormality?
Abnormal in psychology means to observe the different behaviors in people. To look
at ones emotions and their thoughts. It is an unusual pattern and also, cannot be
Getting Familiar with NIMH
1) What kinds of things are found there?
Found in National Institutions of Health, is a mental health information that helps one with scientific
questions about mental health. It als
Methods of Community Psychology Research
The Most Important Rule of Research
Research questions should always guide
the selection of research methods.
Media contribution to violence. What effect does media contribute to violence?
Tools for Change
Community psychology encourages citizens to consciously examine and direct change
Deliberate change efforts are needed to ensure that change results in stronger, healthier and
more effective organizati
Introducing Community Psychology - 1
What is Community Psychology?
Traditionally focused on the individual or family
Some grouping of individuals (work setting, universities, virtual)
Prevention & Promotion:
The Broad Street Pump
Cholera epidemic in London in 1854
John Snow, a physician, plotted and investigated 578 cases in the city.
Found the commonality of Broad St. pump use
A lot of people went to see him with this in