abnormal psychology test 2

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  1. mood disorder involving persistently depressed mood, with low self-esteem, withdrawal, pessimism, or despair present for at least 2 years, with no absense of symptoms for more than 2 months
    dysthymic disorder
  2. severe mood disorder typified by major depressive episodes superimposed over a background of dysthymic disorder
    double depression
  3. motor movement disturbanec seen in people with some psychoses and mood disorders in which body postures can be sculpted to remain fixed for long periods
    catalepsy
  4. extreme reaction to the death of a loved one that involves psychotic feathers, suicidal ideation, or severe loss of weight or energy or taht persists of more than 2 months
    pathological or impacted grief reaciton
  5. aternation of major depressive episodes with hyomanic episodes
    bipolar II disorder
  6. alternation of major depressive episodes with full manic episodes
    bipolar I disorder
  7. chronic mood disorder characterized by alternating mood elevation and depression levels that are not as sever as manic or major depressive episodes
    cyclothymic disorder
  8. hormone that affects the brain and is increasingly the focus of stduy in psychopathology
    neurohormones
  9. Martin Seligmans theory that people become anxious and depressed when they make an attribution that they have no control over the stress in their lives
    learned helplessness theory of depression
  10. thinking errors by depressed people negatively focused in three areas: themselves, their immediate world, and their future
    depressive cognitive triad
  11. medication used in the treatment of mood disorders, particularly bipolar disorder, that is effective in preventing and treating pathological shifts in mood
    mood-stabilizing drug
  12. biological treatment for severe chronic depressioon inovlving the application of electrical impulses throught the brain to produce seizures
    electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
  13. treatment approach that involves identifiying and altering negative thinking styles related to pschological disorders such as depression and anxiety and replacing them with more positive beliefs and attidues
    cognitive therapy
  14. brief treatment approach that emphasizes resolution of interpersonal problems and stressors, such as role disputes in marital conflict, forming relationships in marriage, or a new job
    interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT)
  15. combination of continued psychosocial treatment, medication, or both designed to prevent relapse following therapy
    maintenance treatment
  16. serious thoughts about committing suicde
    suicidal ideation
  17. the formulation of a specific method of killing oneself
    suicidal plans
  18. effort made to kill oneself
    suicidal attempls
  19. postmortem psychological profile of a suicide victim constructed from interview with people who knew the person before death
    psycholigcal autopsy
  20. consuming a thhird or more of daily food inake after the evening meal and getting out of bed at least once during the night to have a high calorie snack
    night eating syndrome
  21. the surgical approach to extreme obesity, usually accomplished by stapling the stomach to create a small stomach pouch or bypassing the stomach through gastric bypass surgery
    bariatric surgery
  22. problem in getting to sleep or in obtaining sleep of sufficient quality
    dyssomnias
  23. abnormal behavior such as a nightmare or sleepwalking that occurs during sleep
    parasomnias
  24. assessment of sleep disorders in which a client sleeping in the lab is monitored for heart, muscle, respiration, brain wave, and other functions
    polysomnographic evaluation (PSG)
  25. small electronic device that is worn on the wrist like a watch and records body mvements
    actigraph
  26. short, second long periods of sleep that occur when someone is deprived of sleep
    microsleep
  27. person with insomnia, the worsening sleep problems taht can occur when medications are used to treat insomnia and the withdrawn.
    rebound insomnia
  28. abnormally excessive sleep
    hypersomnia
  29. disorder involving brief periods when breathing ceases during sleep
    sleep apnea
  30. sleep disorder involving sudden and irresistible sleep attacks
    narcolepsy
  31. individuals expressng behavior and attitudes consistently characteristic of the opposite sex
    gender nonconformity
  32. sexual disorder or deviation in which sexual arrousal occurs almost exclusively in the context of inappropriate objects or individuals
    paraphilias
  33. paraphilia in which the person gains esexual gratificaion by rubbing against unwilling victims in crowds from which they cannot escape
    frotteurism
  34. cognitive-behavioral intervention to reduce unwanted behaviors by having clients imagine the extremely aversive consequences of thee behaviors and establish negative rather than positive assocations with them
    covert sensitization
  35. disorder of movement involving immobility or excited agitation
    catatonia
  36. silly and immature emotionality, characteristic of some types of schizophrenia
    hebephrenia

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