Abnormal Psychology Exam I Study Outline
This outline is a list of the likely topics to be evaluated on Thursday's exam.
You are responsible for all material from the lectures and the readings.
However, I will not attempt to trick you or test you extensiv
PSY-250 Final Exam Review
PSYC-250 Final Exam Study Guide
The final exam will cover the chapters on personality disorders, gender identity and sexual disorders
and schizophrenia, and developmental disorders.
The test will be structured as follows:
In Michael Schofields January First, Schofield writes a firstperson account
Study Guide for Exam III
Somatic Symptom & Dissociative Disorders
Somatic Symptom, Illness Anxiety, Conversion, & Factitious disorders only
Essential features of each and the key elements that differentiate one from another
Familiarity with possible treat
PSYC-250A Exam II Study Guide
For each of the disorders, know prevalence, sex distribution, and age of onset. Also know
the main DSM diagnostic features of each disorder as well as the various theories of etiology
Schizophrenia is a complex and debilitating brain disorder which commonly
Stable or durable disposition to behave consistently in a variety of situations
Honesty, impulsive, friendly, cool, jerk, nerd
Models of Personality Disorder
o Modern Genetics
o Biochemistry Prozac
Early Conceptualizations-Kraepelin (1856-1926)
The Father of DSM
Categorized abnormal behavior & language
"Dementia Praecox" - Dementia early in life
Always included personality deterioration
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
What are the most common sexual concerns?
What is normal in our culture?
How does normal change over time?
How do we learn about sexuality?
At what age do kids become in