UMass Amherst PSYCH 380 - Final Exam Study Guide (27 pages)

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Study Guide for exam three covers notes/vocab for lectures 14-21.


Pages:
27
Type:
Study Guide
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Psych 380 - Abnormal Psychology
Edition:
1
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Psych 380 1nd Edition Exam 3 Study Guide Lectures 14 21 Lecture 14 10 28 14 Key Terms Concepts Personality Disorder Criteria a Enduring pattern of inner experience or behavior that deviates from expectation of one s culture 2 i Cognition ii Affectivity emotionality so extreme that they are dysfunctional iii Interpersonal functioning iv Impulse control lack there of Antisocial Personality Disorder Criteria I Antisocial personality disorder a Disregard for and violation of rights of others 3 i Unlawful ii Deceitful iii Impulsive iv Irritable aggressive fight over the little things v Reckless disregard for safety of self or others vi Irresponsibility vii Lack of remorse Interpersonal Danger Signals I Characteristics of a potential predator a Forced teaming we are in the same boat b Charm and niceness overdoes it c Too many details d Type casting manipulation in interaction luring you into a stereotype e Loan sharking make someone feel indebted f Unsolicited promises g Discounting no Psychological Test Data on Matthew MMPI High on 4 9 psychopathic deviant and mania Sentence Completion Testing Concepts from Chapter 14 Dimensional vs Categorical diagnosis of personality disorders The various personality disorders Personality disorder ingrained patterns of relating to other people situations and events with a rigid and maladaptive pattern of inner experience and behavior dating back to adolescence or early adulthood Antisocial personality disorder a personality disorder characterized by a lack of regard for society s moral or legal standards and an impulsive and risky lifestyle Moral culpability in people with antisocial personality disorder Emotional Processing deficit in antisocial personality disorder Response modulation hypothesis in antisocial personality disorder Splitting a defense common in people with borderline personality disorder in which individuals perceive others or themselves as being all good or all bad usually resulting in disturbed interpersonal relationships Emotional dysregulation lack of awareness understanding or acceptance of emotions inability to control the intensity or duration of emotions unwillingness to experience emotional distress as an aspect of pursuing goals and inability to engage in goal directed behaviors when experiencing distress Dialectical behavior therapy treatment approach for people with borderline personality disorder that integrates supportive and cognitive behavioral treatments to reduce the frequency of self destructive acts to improve the client s ability to handle disturbing emotions such as anger and dependency Notes I II Personality Disorder a Enduring pattern of inner experience or behavior that deviates from expectation of one s culture 2 i Cognition ii Affectivity emotionality so extreme that they are dysfunctional iii Interpersonal functioning iv Impulse control lack there of Antisocial personality disorder a Disregard for and violation of rights of others 3 i Unlawful ii Deceitful most men are iii Impulsive iv Irritable aggressive fight over the little things v Reckless disregard for safety of self or others vi Irresponsibility vii Lack of remorse b Case study Matthew i Issues III IV V VI VII VIII IX 1 Problems with family 2 Dysfunctional 3 Irresponsible 4 Grades were suffering 5 Depressed ii Referred to Dr Halgin by another professor iii Matthew told Dr Halgin he was honored to have been talking to Dr Halgin iv He was meticulously dressed 1 Wearing a Rolex 2 Had expensive shoes 3 Was very fashionable v I m messing up everything in my life vi was kicked off of the team he was on vii claims that everything he does is wrong viii kicked out of ROTC ix struggling financially 1 this is questionable because of the watch he is wearing x family history 1 his parents were divorced at a young age and he was adopted by another family 2 his mother was a psycho schizo 3 his father was abusive and cruel xi his parents barely give him enough to live off of xii story about when he was younger and his father burned him 1 his father thought he had set a couch on fire in the neighborhood when Matthew denied it his father burned him and told him to never lie to him again xiii suffered from psychological and physical abuse xiv Matt is 24 years old 1 Which is older for a student xv He is a risk taker Dr Halgin asks what made him come in now Precipitant a More to the story b He was arrested for selling drugs on campus he was set up by an undercover cop he she was going to buy weed and 100 tabs of LSD c When the undercover cop pulled out his badge Matt swallowed the tabs and jumped out of the 2nd floor window of Baker d Afterwards he was taken to the hospital and treated Possible malingering a Caught up in crime because of financial trouble wants to gain sympathy from the court Dr Halgin lets him know that he won t go to court and testify for him This guy is a psychopath has antisocial personality disorder He has a bad story lots of scars emotionally and physically Dr Halgin wants to believe that he is malleable that he can change rescue fantasy a I can save you have an impact on your whole life b Help him attain goals DSM 4 dimensions axes X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI XVII a 1st clinical disorder i schizophrenia depression manic episode b 2nd personality disorder i never goes away ii person is always like this iii it is the fabric of who you are iv types panic dependent borderline volatile example of someone with personality disorder Bernie Maydoff a he exploited millions of dollars from people b has no emotionality c he even exploited his family d one of his sons committed suicide e he was insensitive to other people another example the Craigslist killer Philllip Markoff a a BU medical student b killed masseuse in the Copley Square hotel c went back to his wife afterwards like nothing happened d was a senseless killer with no remorse e there are audio interviews online with him that are chilling because of the lack of emotionality back to Matthew a He claims that it is not about court b He wants to get better c He has excellent insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield and can cover therapy sessions d He also agrees for Dr Halgin to use his case in future classes Psychological testing a MMPI i High on 4 9 ii Psychopathic deviant and mania iii Many police officers and firefighters have high 4 9 but not too high Matt is 24 has high energy and likely to get involved in troublesome behavior You can tell from this test that he has anti social personality disorder


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