What is learning?
Process based on experience that results in a relatively permanent change in behavior or behavioral
That cannot be attributed to maturation, illness, trauma
Habituation: Learning not to behave
(Sounds that you grow
Memory: the capacity to encode, store and retrieve information.
Types of Memory
Explicit Memory: Conscious effect to recover information (thinking about your favorite H.S class)
Implicit Memory: availability of information through memory without
Psychopathological functioning: involves disruptions in emotional, behavioral, or thought process that
leads to personal distress or blocks the ability to achieve important goals.
Abnormal psychology: area of psychological investigation most di
Goals of Major Therapies
Reaching a Diagnosis (Its important to come up with a diagnosis)
Proposing a Probable Etiology (Deciding how did it start)
Making a Prognosis (Estimate to course of behavior is going to be or to see how things interact with or
Final Psychology 101 Review
I. General Types of therapy and their goals
Humanistic: person centered; get the person facing the problem to focus on himself (focuses on the
Cognitive: restructure maladaptive thoughts; when a therapist trys to restruc
Talking about it gives people the idea
People who try but fail just want attention
People who talk about it wont do it
Once they start getting better, people are safe
There are no signs
Giving away prized possessions
Saying you wont see me
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