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what are the four goals of psychology
look them up
what are the two things you need to make a good psychological test?
relibility and validity
what is the DSM
diagnostic & statistical manual
what are the three traits associated with ADHD?
What percent of the population has ADHD?
what is the treatment of ADHD?
education accomidations and stimullantes
what tells if a person is has mental retardation/cognitivly impared?
- -accidemic achievment skills
- -adaptive behavior(important)
- all two standard devations below average
what percent of the population has down syndrome?
What would asberger syndrome be better called?
High functioning autism
what is the common cold of mental illness?
how many americans will have depression once in their life time?
what is the best for OCD?
exsposure and resond prevention
what is anhidonya?
- loss interest in things that you once enjoyed.
- major teller of depression
what is the best predictor of potential suiside?
what is the medication of choice of depression?
In Arron Beck's study
group a - medication
group b - cognitive behavior therpy
group c - both
which got better faster? which stayed the best the longest?
- group a and c better quicker
- group b and c less likely to come back
What is best long term benifits for depression?
cognitive behavior therapy
SSRI are also approved for ________.
what category does post tramatic stress fall under?
what is the most savere (of anxiety?)
what is concitered OCD
when the person spends more than one hour on it a day
forms of OCD are_____ and _____.
counting and checking
if a person comes into the ER as combative and hillusinating people they would think the person _______.
has been taking LSD
what is the difference between coralation and expormental study?
What would you like to do?
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