Lecture 1 2/9/2016
Anxiety vs. Fear
Anxiety apprehension about a future threat
o Often stemming from cognition and not the stimulus
Fear = response to an immediate threat
o Helps our survival
Anticipation vs. actual experience
1. According to discrete emotions theory, emotions
a. differ significantly across cultures.
b. are completely independent of physiological responses.
c. exist to serve evolutionary functions.
d. are found only in
1. Cailee and Ricks parents take them to church every week. What type of influence on
personality is being exhibited?
b. Nonshared environmental
c. Shared environmental
2. Dylan believes
is a(n) _ while a stressor is a(n) _.
adaptive event; maladaptive event
2. The stress-response pattern proposed by Hans Selye that cons
Who is engaged in abstract thinking?
a. Susie, who says that most apples are colored red
b. Benito, who says the sun might explode one day
c. Gene, who argues that the Red Sox are better than the Yankees this y
1. Dr. Darling designs an experimental test of his theory of aggression against a competing theory.
After conducting the appropriate statistical tests, he finds that the data are better explained by
Exam 1 Notes
Introduction: What is abnormal behavior and psychopathology?
A Freud: Continuing Influences of Freud and His Followers
1 Childhood experiences help shape adult personality
2 There are unconscious influences on behavior
3 Dynamic Psychothera
Exam 1 Notes
Freud: Continuing Influences of Freud and His Followers
A Childhood experiences help shape adult personality
B There are unconscious influences on behavior
C Dynamic Psychotherapies treatment approaches focused too much on the past rather t
Abnormal psych 11-8-2016
Exam is similar format to first one
Two longer answers
Extra credit option
Will be no multiple answers for the multiple-choice questions
Not filling in diagram but look at aberrant salience mod
1/12 Lecture 1
Syndromes combinations of symptoms.
Issues raised about cultural relevance
Uses categorical approach puts individuals into categories based on their pattern of symptoms
(so you either have it or you dont). *Not dimension