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					                              AP PSYCHOLOGY

      Stress, Abnormal Psychology and Treatments

   Summarize the relationship between stress and physical health.
   Describe and evaluate the medical model of abnormal behavior.
   Describe the three used criteria of abnormality.
   Explain the five major axes of the DSM – IV and discuss its controversial aspects.
   Discuss three types of anxiety disorders, their symptoms and etiology (causes or
    explanations).
   Discuss three dissociative disorders, their symptoms, and etiology.
   Discuss the two major mood disorders, their symptoms, and etiology.
   Discuss schizophrenia, its symptoms, and etiology.
   Discuss the nature of personality disorders and describe three broad clusters of such
    disorders.
   Discuss the goals and techniques of cognitive, behavior and biomedical therapies.
   Describe the deinstitutionalization trend.


                                      Key Terms

1 - Health psychology                           26 - Personality disorders
2 - Stress                                      27 - Antisocial personality disorders
3 - General adaptation syndrome                 28 - Psychotherapy
4 - Coronary heart disease                      29 - Resistance
5 - Type A                                      30 - Interpretation
6 - Type B                                      31 - Transference
7 - Eclectic approach                           32 - Systematic desensitization
8 - Medical model                               33 - Aversive conditioning
9 - Bio-psycho-social perspective               34 - Token economy
10 - DSM-IV                                     35 - Rational-emotive therapy
11 - Anxiety disorders                          36 - Psychopharmacology
12 - Generalized anxiety disorder               37 - Lithium
13 - Phobia                                     38 - Electroconvulsive therapy
14 - Obsessive-compulsive disorder              39 – Lobotomy
15 - Panic disorder
16 - Dissociative amnesia
17 - Dissociative fugue
18 - Dissociative identity disorder
19 - Mood disorders
20 - Major depressive disorder
21 - Mania
22 - Bipolar disorder
23 - Schizophrenia
24 - Delusions
25 - Hallucinations
                       HOMEWORK


Due Wednesday, 3/18                       RTN 515 - 521


Due Thursday, 3/19                        RTN 521 - 528
                                          Study for Unit 4
                                          Quiz


            THURSDAY, 3/19 UNIT 4 REVIEW QUIZ


Due Friday, 3/20                                RTN 453 -
460


Due Monday, 3/23                          RTN 460 - 464


Due Tuesday, 3/24                         RTN 468 - 475


Due Wednesday, 3/25                       RTN 476 – 481
                                          Study for Unit 5
                                          Quiz


           WEDNESDAY, 3/25 UNIT 5 REVIEW QUIZ


Due Thursday, 3/26                        RTN 487 – 492


Due Tuesday, 4/1                          RTN 492 – 500


Due Wednesday, 4/2                        RTN 507 – 513


Due Thursday, 4/3                         Index Cards &
                                          Study Guide


  THURSDAY, 4/3 TEST ON STRESS, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY &
                                           TREATMENT

				
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