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Psych 356 Midterm Ch 1
Terms in this set (26)
What is makes abnormal (away from normal)?
Deviations on both sides of average
What is deviance (behaving differently)?
Behaviors that differ from regular societal normas or behaviors
What does dangerous behavior show?
Intense emotional states that may signal disorders
Dysfunctionl behaviors do what?
Interfer with social, occupational, and emotional functioning
What did Hippocrates study?
Hallucinations, delusions, meloncholia, mania
Who proposed mental illness as curable?
Who studied animal magnetism and magnetic passes?
Who studied the balance of environment + physical factors?
Who studied the unconcious?
Who studied classical conditioning using dogs?
Who was the father of behaviorism?
What does the biological model claim?
Abnormal behavior results from biological processes of the body (brain)
What is biological scarring?
Years of living with a disorder causes changes in the brain
What makes up behavior genetics?
Genes and environment
What does the psychological model say?
Much of mental life is unconscious, personality forms at adulthood
Neurosis and elimnation of anxiety
Animals and operant conditioning
What is vicarious conditioning?
Learning by observing behavior
What does the humanistic model say?
One's perspective of the world is more important than the actual world
What model says that people are good and motivated to self-actualize?
What model is based on phenomenology?
What model says that each individual case is unique/no single model can explain abnormal behavior?
What model says disorders start w/ genetic predisposition that is latent until a stressful event?
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