21 terms


Fernando's favorable attitude towards capital punishment began to change when he was asked to offer arguments opposing it in a university debate class. His attitude is best defined by.
Cognitive Disonance Theory
Which neurotransmitter is most affected by prozac?
Which of Freud's defense mechanisms underlies all others?
This form of therapy involves incremental exposure of a feared stimulus at increasingly anxiety-provoking levels
Systematic Desensitization
Mental health therapies that focus on changing negative or maladoptive thoughts and thought patterns are referred to as
Cognitive Therapies
Two commonly known symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder
Obsessions and compulsions
Thoughts of grandeur are a common symptom of this disorder
______ was a student of Freud's who later altered Freud's theory, including a collective _________
Jung; Unconscious
Chloroprozamine was used to treat schizophrenia and caused this reaction among its users
Tardive Dyskenesia
The Electra Complex is the female version of this
Oedipus Complex
Jim lost his job because he from another country and his new boss is prejudiced. What type of act was committed against Jim?
A person suffering from this disorder my experience extreme fluctuations in mood characterized by extreme highs and lows
Bipolar Disorder
What three things usually must be present in order to be labeled a psychological disorder?
Deviance, Distress, Dysfunction
This term describes improvement among individuals receiving therapy simply because they are in therapy not necessarily due to the quality of the therapy
Placebo Effect
Delusions and hallucinations are ______ symptoms of schizophrenia
The Thematic Apperception Test is a protective measure of
According to this model psychological disorders are due to a mixture of biological, social, and and psychological factors
Biopsychosocial Model
When considering reliability and validity, these types of personality measures have demonstrated neither.
Carl Rogers took a __________ approach to therapy and is classified as this type of psychologist
The Id is known as the _________ principle, whereas the ego is known as the _________ principle.
Pleasure; Reality
When New York University women were dressed in Ku Klux Klan style hoods, they demonstrated significantly more aggression. This finding is best explained in terms of _______________