Lecture Notes 6: Learning and Biological Perspectives
Objective 10: Discuss the contributions of the learning and biological perspectives to our
understanding of the development of anxiety disorders.
Anxiety is a feeling and cognition.
Sigmund Freuds psyc
Lecture Notes 1: Psychological Disorders
Objective 1: Identify the criteria for judging whether behavior is psychologically disordered.
Psychological disorder deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns.
When a behavior is deviant (different
Lecture Notes 10: Five Subtypes
Objective 17: Distinguish the five subtypes of schizophrenia, and contrast chronic and acute
Positive symptoms of people with schizophrenia include hallucinations, disorganized and
deluded talk, inappropriate
Lecture Notes 9: Social-Cognitive Perspective
Objective 15: Summarize the contributions of the social-cognitive perspective to the study of
depression, and describe the events in the cycle of depression.
Self-defeating beliefs and negative explanatory sty
Lecture Notes 7: Symptoms of Dissociative Disorders
Objective 11: Describe the symptoms of dissociative disorders, and explain why some critics are
skeptical about dissociative identity disorder.
Dissociative disorders in which conscious awareness becomes
Lecture Notes 2: Bio Psychosocial
Objective 2: Contrast the model of psychological disorders with the bio psychosocial approach to
Philippe Pinel insisted that people with mental diseases were not possessed by demons
but instead they
Lecture Notes 3: Diagnostic Labels
Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman created a classification system for human
strengths and virtues called The Values in Action Classification of Strengths.
The manual has 6 clusters of 24 strengths.
Lecture Notes 4: Anxiety Disorder
Objective 6: Contrast the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder.
Generalized anxiety disorder an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense,
apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic ner
Lecture Notes 8: Acceptable Theory of Depression
Objective 13: Discuss the facts that an acceptable theory of depression must explain.
May behavioral and cognitive changes accompany depression.
Depression is widespread.
Compared with men, women are nearly