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5 Matching questions

  1. Hostility; Family Emotional Tone
  2. Families
  3. Causes of ADHD (4)
  4. Atypical Intellectual Development
  5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: ADHD
  1. a A behavioral disorder which involves hyperactivity, difficulty paying attention, and impulsivity; deficit in ability to inhibit behavior; more prevalent in boys (easily misdiagnosed); three types: Hyperactive/Impulsive, Inattentive, Combined
  2. b Extremes of IQ scale, children of average IQ but academically behind peers; Mental retardation, learning disabilities, giftedness
  3. c Neuro-psychiatric disorder: biological treatment helps reduce or eliminate the deviant behavior; Genetic and Heredity: behavior genetics suggests a pattern of hyperactivity can be inherited; Change in Brain Structure: brain-imaging diagnostic methods reveal subtle differences in brain structure and function; Prenatal Exposure: exposure to chemicals (smoke, alcohol, drugs); Exposure to chemicals at early age (environmental toxins-lead)
  4. d Reject child-not wanted or loved; negative emotions tone
  5. e Form a system of interacting elements that mutually influence each other; larger system includes extended, friends, teacher, institutions, etc

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Medications: stimulants (Ritalin, Adderal) 70-90% effective rate; Cognitive behavior therapy
  2. Speedy and efficient processing, flexible use of strategies, unusually good metacognitive skills; powerful drive to immerse themselves in learning
  3. Do well in school, lower self-esteem, less skilled with peers, some are subdued, some highly aggressive; low scores on social competence and self-reliance
  4. Children growing up with depressed parents are more likely to suffer-genetic facts; changes parent-child interactions; number of stresses that are present in the family
  5. NO diff in lesbian couples, single lesbian moms, heterosexual couples, single heterosexual moms

5 True/False questions

  1. DisciplineMethod of control based on consistency of rules; making rules and explaining consequences; greater control-great psychosocial competence


  2. Female-Headed FamiliesFamily where single parent (divorced or never married) marries a parent or non-parent; children have a delinquency and lower grades: pre-k is negative for boys, adolescence is negative for girls


  3. Divorce Statstics50% of marriages will end in divorce; 75% of divorced people will remarry; Men remarry at higher rates; 1/3 of children will live in a remarried, stepfamily before adulthood


  4. Permissive Parented ChildrenDo less well in school as adolescents, can be aggressive, immature with peers, less likely to fake responsibility, less independent


  5. Mirror NeuronsSpecial brain cells that mentally stimulate behavior and emotions observed in others; copying and imitating


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