PSY3173 - final

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PSY3173 - final
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  1. Early Development and Antisocial Behavior:

    - Environmental factors affect brain development
    • - disruptions brain development associated with early behavioral problem and adult antisocial conduct
    • - neurodevelopmental vulnerability and quality of the environment
    • - tend to occur together: people who are vulnerable to perturbations in brain development tend to live in environments that create these perturbations
    • - some children not easy to soothe and cry a lot: related to a neurodevelopmental pattern, less warm and affectionate parents
  2. Factors or indicators associated with disruption in brain development and antisocial outcomes

    (First part)
    • - low birth weight
    • - malnutrition: found more Anti Social Personality Disorder diagnoses of children born during food shortages
    • - infections and other diseases of pregnancies: certain illness associated with schizophrenia
    • - smoking or drinking during pregnancy
    • - exposure to toxins: lead
  3. Factors or indicators associated with disruption in brain development and antisocial outcomes

    - maternal immunoreactivity:
    immune to the fetus, something in body of mother compels to attack it
  4. Factors or indicators associated with disruption in brain development and antisocial outcomes

    - obstetrical complications:
    happen during delivery, lack of oxygen, infection and umbilical cord around neck
  5. Factors or indicators associated with disruption in brain development and antisocial outcomes

    - minor physical anomalies:
    • - unusual features of development that are present at birth
    • - formed first trimester
    • - same cells create skin create the brain, same material
    • - not genetic programming, something developmental
    • - boys have more physical anomalies, more vulnerable during development
    • - more minor physical anomalies: people with schizophrenia, autism, intellectual disability, Down's Syndrome, lower IQ
  6. Factors or indicators associated with disruption in brain development and antisocial outcomes

    - Handedness:
    • - origins
    • - heritability
    • - sex differences
    • - neurodevelopmental problems
    • - criminality
    • - left-handedness: more vulnerable, live in more dangerous environment because life designed for right handedness, potential link to antisocial behavior

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