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Psy 311, Section 3 Exam 1 Study Guide

Instructions: Step 1: Answer the following questions. Step 2 (Quizzing Yourself): After you have answered the questions, quiz yourself by asking yourself the question and answering without looking up the answer. Next, check your answer with your class notes and the book. If you have been able to answer the question correctly without looking up the answer, you should move on to the next question. If you were unable to answer the question correctly without looking up the answer, you should requiz yourself in the same manner. Repeat this process for each question. Step 3: Repeat Step 2 for brief periods of time every day until the test. Please note the following: 1. I will test you on the topics below in addition to questions that come directly from the BVT Lab assignments. 2. There will be application questions to challenge you to apply your knowledge rather than just repeat it back. When studying, please come up with examples of concepts and terms. This will help you make sure you dont just know the definition so that you can identify an example of that concept or term on the test. 3. I truly believe that ALL of the information and concepts covered are important (and that is one reason you complete the BVT Lab assignments). However, in order to maximize your study efforts in addition to the studying that you have already done through the BVT Lab assignments, please make sure you know the answers to the following questions for the test. Chapter 5 1. Be able to define and identify examples of the following key terms: a. Reciprocal inhibition b. Homeostasis c. Diathesis-stress model 2. How does the body respond to a stressor (i.e., what nervous system or systems are involved and how?) 3. Can the bodys system to regulate the stress response be compromised? 4. What are the 4 major influences on the impact of a stressor/the magnitude of the stress response? a. What is causes worse outcomes for each? 5. What impact can stress have on coronary health, immune functioning, and other conditions? 6. Is it possible to classically condition immunosuppression? 7. What mental health disorders can severe stress lead to?

Psy 311, Section 3 Exam 1 Study Guide

8. On the last pages, please fill in and know the pieces of information covered in the table. (boxes with in them are meant to indicate this information is not necessary to fill in and remember.) a. Be able to identify examples of the most effective treatment(s) and identify which disorder is likely being treated. Chapter 6 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What is the hallmark symptom of all of the Anxiety Disorders? What are panic attacks? What is agoraphobia? Are panic attacks and agoraphobia present in all of the Anxiety Disorders? On the last pages, please fill in and know the pieces of information covered in the table. (boxes with in them are meant to indicate this information is not necessary to fill in and remember.) a. Be able to identify examples of the most effective treatment(s) and identify which disorder is likely being treated.

Chapter 7 1. What is malingering and why would people engage in this? 2. What is Factitious Disorder? 3. Why do some people advocate for completely revising the Somatoform Disorder category? 4. What is dissociation? (in class) 5. Why are the Dissociative Disorders so controversial? 6. On the last pages, please fill in and know the pieces of information covered in the table. (boxes with in them are meant to indicate this information is not necessary to fill in and remember.) Chapter 8 1. 2. 3. 4. How does the DSM-IV-TR distinguish Axis I and Axis II disorders? What is personality? What is the current consensus on how to measure and think about personality? What are the current general diagnostic criteria for personality disorders in the DSM-IVTR? 5. What are some of the reasons it is difficult to diagnosis personality disorders? 6. What is comorbidity? 7. What is the incidence estimate for any personality disorder diagnosis in the general population?

Psy 311, Section 3 Exam 1 Study Guide

8. What is the incidence estimate for any personality disorder diagnosis in for those in treatment for mental health problems? 9. What are the major characteristics of the 3 clusters of personality disorders? 10. Overall, why is it difficult to treat personality disorders? 11. Overall, has a lot of research clearly shown how to treat personality disorders? 12. Please know the key descriptions of all ten personality disorders: a. Paranoid Personality Disorder b. Schizoid Personality Disorder c. Schizotypal Personality Disorder d. Antisocial Personality Disorder (and fill in the table below) e. Borderline Personality Disorder (and fill in the table below) f. Histrionic Personality Disorder g. Narcissistic Personality Disorder h. Avoidant Personality Disorder i. Dependent Personality Disorder j. Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder Chapter 10 1. What are the symptoms listed below. Please be able to identify an example of the following symptoms in addition to just knowing what they are. a. Positive symptoms b. Negative symptoms c. Loosening of associations d. Alogia e. Echolalia f. Hallucinations (all forms) g. Delusions (all forms) h. Motor disturbances i. Emotional disturbances j. Social withdrawal 2. Is there evidence that schizophrenia may not be one disorder but rather multiple disorders? If yes, what is this evidence and what would that mean for the study of the etiology of schizophrenia? 3. The rest of the information that I want you to obtain from this chapter is in the table below. a. Please note that the causes of schizophrenia are much more extensive than the discussion of causes for other disorders. Please know the major findings and current understanding with respect to the etiology of schizophrenia.

Psy 311, Section 3 Exam 1 Study Guide

Disorder

Key symptoms

Adjustment Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Acute Stress Disorder Panic Disorder Without Agoraphobia Panic Disorder With Agoraphobia Agoraphobia Without History of Panic Disorder Specific Phobia Social Phobia Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder Somatization Disorder Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder Conversion disorder Pain Disorder Hypochondriasis Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dissociative Amnesia

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Psy 311, Section 3 Exam 1 Study Guide

Dissociative Fugue Dissociative Identity Disorder Depersonalization Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder Delusional Disorder

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