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psych Midterm 1
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PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
an anxiety disorder characterized by haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for four weeks or more after a traumatic experience
Symptoms of PTSD
avoidance of reminders, unwanted memories, intense guilt, sleep disturbance, problems with memory, concentration and feelings jumpy or easily aroused
Traumas that lead to PTSD
Rape or combat
What can help reduce risk of PTSD?
What is Psychology
science of behavior
how the brain works and how it yields behavior
1. beliefs or expectations
2. memory or cognition - how our brain works when thinking about things
basic social interactions
who arounds us shapes us?
larger social group
what is our peer network?- larger social interactions that affect who we become
all different cultural backgrounds
development from biological to culture
an eating disorder characterized by an intense fear of being fat and severe restriction of food intake
When does anorexia usually start?
what is anorexia mortality rate
what does anorexia affect?
the 3 B's. Brain, Bones, Base
any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy
hostile towards words
bullying on social media
how you react to feeling attacked
not reacting but you are using aggression to get what you want
Differing approaches to the manipulation and control of variables in empirical studies.
watching whats happening in the real world
- ex: make discoveries by looking at the behavior of kids on the playground
in depth observation on one case either about a specific person or particular company
look at the response rate and if you have a low response rate you have to reconsider how you can get your responses
- example: US Census
relationship between phenomenon but not experiment
-example: studying relationship between video games and violence in teens
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