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Exam 1

Glossary Terms

All 45 of the following terms should be included in your glossary. Do not use more than 2 sentences in explaining each term. You can certainly work with others to obtain initial definitions of the terms, but the definitions you turn in must be in your own words. Remember: the glossary is just the beginning or your studying. Use your glossary to structure and support your studying for both sections of the exam.

Freud Terms

  1. Oedipus conflict
  2. Catharsis
  3. Three Resolutions of therapy
  4. Dreamwork
  5. Production of symptoms by allusion
  6. Analysis of symptomatic actions
  7. Dream analysis
  8. Free Association
  9. Transference
  10. Resistance

Mynatt & Doherty Terms

Correlation

  1. correlation and causation
  2. The scatterplot and the 2 x 2 table

Neuroscience

  1. Nerve cell-dendrite-synaptic gap-axon-Nerve cell
  2. Action Potential
  3. Excitation vs inhibition
  4. Neurotransmitter
  5. Localization of function
  6. Lateralization of function

Emotions

  1. sympathetic nervous system
  2. fight or flight response
  3. basic emotional states

Anxiety Disorders

  1. DSM IV
  2. reliability and validity in diagnosis
  3. specific phobias
  4. types of mental health professionals
  5. eclectic therapy
  6. systematic desensitization
  7. placebo, expectancy, and regression to the mean

Freud and the unconscious

  1. psychoanalysis
  2. perceptual-conscious, pre-conscious, unconscious
  3. id, ego, superego
  4. split-brain and awareness of processing
  5. experiental and rational system (from lecture)
  6. subliminal perception
  7. mere exposure
  8. access to the causes of behavior vs access to the current contents of experience

Schizophrenia

  1. diagnosis by symptom
  2. the dopamine hypothesis
  3. environmental stressors interact with genetic predisposition

Mood Disorders

  1. major depression
  2. manic depression
  3. attributional style and depression
  4. positive feedback loop and depression
  5. cognitive and drug therapies for depression

Take Home Short Essay

Answer the following short essay question. Make sure to base your answer on the grading rubric we provide.

  1. How would Freud explain Anna O's symptoms? What therapy would he recommend?. What would a scientific psychologist today think about Freud's explanation and recommendation?
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