Exam 4 

December 22, 2012 at 10:05 a.m. We will all be taking the exam in ?


The following topics possibly will be on the exam*


Psychological Disorders

What defines a psychological disorder
DSM-IV - axes, criticisms
Mood disorders
Major Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Suicide
Mania
Schizophrenia
Anxiety disorders
Phobias
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
 
 

 
Note. for all these disorders you should know
prominent symptoms, causes/possible causes where discussed in class, and have some sense of incidence rates, though not exact

You don't need to know conversion or somatoform disorders or disorders of childhood or personality disorders

Therapies

Types of Psychotherapies
Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic therapies
Behavior therapies
Humanistic therapies
Sigmund Freud
Carl Rogers
Aaron Beck
Albert Ellis
cognitive therapies
rational emotive therapy
drug therapy - know the differences between classes of psychiatric medications, e.g., SSRI vs MAOI, but you don't need to be able to distinguish between Prozac and Zoloft
electroshock
psychosurgery
managed care
Is therapy effective?
 

You won't be tested on Gestalt, Group, Couple or Family Therapy

Social Thought and Social Behavior
Cognitive dissonance
Conformity
Compliance
attribution
Self-serving bias
Fundamental attribution error
Asch
Obedience
Milgram's studies
Prosocial behavior, i.e. Altruism
Social Facilitation/Social Loafing
Bystander effect
Love and attraction
Factors influencing attraction
Romantic love
Group Processes

You don't need to know aggression


*Of course there may be something missing from this list that will be on the exam.

Last updated July 9, 2012