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AP Psychology
AP Psychology
Prologue
Prologue
Chapter One:  Thinking Critically
Chapter One: Thinking Critically
Chapter Two: Neuroscience and Behavior
Chapter Two: Neuroscience and Behavior
Chapter Three: Nature, Nurture and Human Diversity
Chapter Three: Nature, Nurture and Human Diversity
Chapter Four: Developing Through the Life Span
Chapter Four: Developing Through the Life Span
Chapter Five:  Sensation
Chapter Five: Sensation
Chapter Six: Perception
Chapter Six: Perception
Chapter Seven: States of Consciousness
Chapter Seven: States of Consciousness
Chapter Eight:  Learning
Chapter Eight: Learning
Chapter Nine:  Memory
Chapter Nine: Memory
Chapter Ten: Thinking and Language
Chapter Ten: Thinking and Language
Chapter Eleven: Intelligence
Chapter Eleven: Intelligence
Chapter Twelve: Motivation and Work
Chapter Twelve: Motivation and Work
Chapter Thirteen: Emotion
Chapter Thirteen: Emotion
Chapter Fourteen: Stress and Health
Chapter Fourteen: Stress and Health
Chapter Fifteen: Personality
Chapter Fifteen: Personality
Chapter Sixteen: Psychological Disorders
Chapter Sixteen: Psychological Disorders
Chapter Seventeen: Therapy
Chapter Seventeen: Therapy
Chapter Eighteen: Social Psychology
Chapter Eighteen: Social Psychology

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Chapter Sixteen: Psychological Disorders Chapter Sixteen: Psychological Disorders
Chapter Sixteen Objectives

Chapter 16

  

Objective 1| Identify the criteria for judging whether behavior is psychologically disordered.

Objective 2| Contrast the medical model of psychological disorders with the biopsychosocial approach to disordered behavior. 

Objective 3| Describe the goals and content of the DSM-Invite American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSMIV), which currently describes 400 disorders and their prevalence. 

Objective 4| Discuss the potential dangers and benefits of using diagnostic labels.

Objective 5| Define anxiety disorders, and explain how these conditions differ from normal feelings of stress, tension, or uneasiness. 

 

Objective 6| Contrast the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder. 

 

Objective 7 | Explain how a phobia differs from the fears we all experience. 

 

Objective 8| Describe the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. 

Objective 9| Describe the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, and discuss survivor resiliency. 

Objective 10| Discuss the contributions of the learning and biological perspectives to our understanding of the development of anxiety disorders. 

 

Objective 11| Describe the symptoms of dissociative disorders, and explain why some critics are skeptical about dissociative identity disorder. 

 

Objective 12| Define mood disorders, and contrast major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder. 

 

Objective 13| Discuss the facts that an acceptable theory of depression must explain. 

 

Objective 14| Summarize the contributions of the biological perspective to the study of depression, and discuss the link between suicide and depression. 

 

Objective 15| Summarize the contributions of the social-cognitive perspective to the study of depression, and describe the events in the cycle of depression. 

 

Objective 16| Describe the symptoms of schizophrenia, and differentiate delusions and hallucinations.

Objective 17| Distinguish the five subtypes of schizophrenia, and contrast chronic and acute schizophrenia. 

 

Objective 18| Outline some abnormal brain chemistry, functions, and structures associated with schizophrenia, and discuss the possible link between prenatal viral infections and schizophrenia.

 

Objective 19| Discuss the evidence for a genetic contribution to the development of schizophrenia. 

Objective 20| Describe some psychological factors that may be early warning signs of schizophrenia in children. 

 

 Objective 21| Contrast the three clusters of personality disorders, and describe the behaviors and brain activity associated with antisocial personality disorder.

 

Objective 22| Discuss the prevalence of psychological disorders, and summarize the findings on the link between poverty and serious psychological disorders.





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