Lecture Notes for PSYC 104 - General Psychology with Holmes at Kansas (KU)

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Material Type:Class Note
Class:PSYC 104 - General Psychology
Subject:Psychology (PSYC)
University:University of Kansas
Term:Fall 2009
  • Relaxation Response
  • Antidepressants
  • Inhibitory Neurons
  • Public Place
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Types of Schizophrenia
  • Impulsivity
  • Anal Fixation
  • Atypical Antidepressants
  • Convulsions
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ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR AND TREATMENT TOPIC I: OVERVIEW OF SYMPOTOMS, CUASES, AND TREATMENTS WHAT IS ABNORMAL - People are not abnormal, behavior is DISTRESS, DISABILITY, AND DEVIANCE – 3D’s- lead to a diagnosis of abnormal – Behaviors considered abnormal if they distress or disable the individual, or if they cause the individual to deviate 1. Distress – behaviors or emotions that cause you distress can be identified as abnormal, personal strain or difficulty a. i.e. anxiety, depression, and hearing voices that tell you to kill yourself can be distressing and therefore can be labeled as abnormal 2. Disability- behaviors or emotions that impair your ability to function personally or occupationally can be defined as abnormal a. i.e. you’re so depressed you stay in your room all the time – mood defined as abnormal 3. Deviance- behaviors that deviate greatly from cultural norm a. i.e. in the US most people don’t hallucinate so hallucinations are defined as abnormal i. depende de el lugar, hearing voices m...

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