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Week 10 Friday Module: Retrieval Practice
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What is the difference between psychotherapy and biomedical therapy?
psychotherapy uses techniques to try to overcome or difficulties to achiever growth whereas biomedical therapy prescribes medications to treat disorders
What is the purpose of psychodynamic therapy and how does it work?
psychodynamic therapy's purpose is to help people gain insight into their underlying causes. it helps the understanding of current symptoms and focus on patterns in relationships
What is the purpose of humanistic therapy and how does it work?
it aims to help people grow in self awareness and self acceptance. therapist use active listening and unconditional positive regard
What is a psychological disorder?
collection of symptom marked by clinically significant thought, emotions or behaviors that are maladaptive and interfere with normal day to day life
What is the biopsychosocial approach to psychological disorders?
individuals differ in the amount of stress we experience and the ways we cope with stessors
What is the vulnerability-stress model?
individual characteristic combine with environmental stressors to increase and decrease the likelihood of developing psychological disorders
What is major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder?
major depressive order involves at least 5 signs of depression and last 2 or more weeks. bipolar disorder is the bouncing from one emotional extreme to another from week to week
What are the main types of anxiety disorders? Briefly explain them.
anxiety disorder which individuals perceive ambiguous situations as threatening & obsessive compulsive disorder which thoughts and behaviors interfere with everyday living and cause distress
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Week 11 Friday Module: Retrieval Practice
Write your own definition of psychology. Is your definition different from one you would have written before reading? Put the definition in your Psychology Journal and read it at the end of the course to see if you still agree with it.
One night Samar became frightened when she was startled by a noise while walking down the street alone. Which theory of emotion would say that her fear resulted from the startle response alone? a. James-Lange b. Cannon-Bard c. Two-factor d. Lazarus' e. Schachter-Singer's
Superstitious behavior can be produced by a. placing a conditioned response (CR) before a conditioned stimulus (CS). b. the accidental timing of rewards. c. possession of a large number of traditionally lucky items. d. cognitive awareness of superstitious behavior in others. e. the change in a reinforcement schedule from ratio to interval.
The maturation of the brain’s ____ lags behind the development of the limbic system, which may explain the impulsivity of teenagers compared with adults. a. frontal lobes. b. temporal lobes. c. occipital lobes. d. parietal lobes. e. corpus collosum.
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