WVU PSYC 281 - Exam 4 Study Guide (6 pages)

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These notes covers almost all of chapter 12 and different neuro-developmental, conduct, and elimination disorders.

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Psyc 281 - Intro to Abnormal Psychology
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PSYC 281 1st Edition Exam 4 Study Guide 11 13 Chapter 12 Neurodevelopmental disorders o Intellectual Disability o Specific Learning Disorder o Autism Spectrum Disorder Disruptive impulse control and conduct disorders o Conduct Disorder o Oppositional Defiant Disorder Elimination Disorders o Enuresis o Encopresis What does abnormal look like in children Childhood adolescence are stages of life o Physical cognitive and emotional development Development of emotion o Recognition of basic emotions subtle emotions Psychological disorders expressed differently in childhood than they are in adulthood o Ex Worry in childhood Maturation may eliminate some symptoms but some of are lifelong IQ and Intellectual Disability Remember IQ scores are on a normal curve Mean 100 Normal 85 115 DSM IV o Mental retardation instead of ID o IQ 70 MR o Below average intelligence and functional abilities Intellectual Disability ID DSM 5 No single test of cognitive functioning should be used to determine diagnosis MR is now an obsolete term Diagnosis of intellectual disability requires 1 Deficits in intellectual functioning 2 Deficits in adaptive functioning 3 domains Conceptual language writing math Social empathy social judgment friendship Practical money organization job skills 3 Onset before 18 yrs Clicker Intellectual disability is currently determined solely on IQ T or F o False Christina is 13 she cannot dress herself She also has poor hand eye coordination speaks in simple sentences but is good natured and friendly Should she be diagnosed with ID o Probably Four subtypes of Intellectual Disability DSM IV Mild o IQ 50 55 to 69 Moderate o IQ 35 40 to 50 55 Severe o IQ 20 25 to 35 40 Profound o IQ below 20 or 25 Functional Impairment About 1 3 of general population has an ID o 85 mild disability range ID more prevalent in boys than girls Racial differences in IQ scores are controversial o IQ tests not culturally fair Least restrictive environment o Supported employment Help them maintain

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