Psych Notes for Final
-how people interact with each other
-social reality: what are the norms of society (looked at pictures of girl in dress, hippy,
and a guy with gages and tats and the ask is this normal?)
Major Classification: Neuro
-libido: someones sex drive. But Freud said it was a sexual energy that drove a lot of our
-children get reprimanded and repress (push it out of your awareness) sexual desires
-when they are repressed, they still influence us most obviously in dreams -oed
-you work out your argument. If a child sees the argument, let them see the finish
-bullying: popular kids towards less popular kids to improve their status
ADOLESCENCE -Threat and danger puts of back of adolescence light up when asked
about their favorit
ADHD (ADD) -attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -mostly in boys -over diagnosed?
-doesnt ever go away -biological component. 50% chance a parent has it -put on
redilena stimulant -using theory by rewarding behavior
Piagents 4 Stages of Development:
1. Dissociative identity disorder: (formerly multiple personality disorder.)
-Has more than one consciousness.
-Very controversial because people can fake delusions easily.
-Different morals, IQs, ages.
Develops: by traumatic exper
a. To treat: SSRI for both anxiety and depression. Takes away emotion. Sex drive
-Take 5 weeks to see if works.
-People on meds should not be just on meds for a while.
-Therapy is important
3. Manic-depression (also c
*PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS AND TREATMENTS
-when is someone mentally ill?
-person will have said
-if a person is getting help
-psychologists will have say and give treatment
-Neurotic: when disorder is distressing, but person can still
*STEREOTYPING AND PREJUDICE
(everyone in a group has the same characteristics
-what causes prejudice (disliking people in a group solely because they are in that group
1. We tend to think in categories (automatic): people on my team are go
6 major principals of influence
1. Reciprocity: free samples; you will probably feel guilty if you walk away; were giving
something so you should at least consider reciprocating
2. Consistency: if you say youll do something, then you have to do it; co
MOTIVATION BASIC MOTIVES -hunger -thirst
-sleep -sex -avoid pain *social motives can override basic motives
EATING DISORDERS -anorexia nervosa: intentionally starve. Females 12-14 years old.
Have the illusion that they are normal or fat. Usually with peop