Psyc 2301 Exam 4 Review

Psych 2301 Exam 4 Review
Use this as a guideline along with your text and notes in preparation for Exam 4
Areas of this review that are not found within your text are from lecture notes. If you have missed a class it is
your responsibility to get the notes you missed from another student in class.
What is the definition of personality?
Freud and the Psychoanalytic theory: What was the initial reaction to Freud’s seduction theory? What happened
Freud’s 5 major contributions:
psychoanalysis and the unconscious mind: What is the unconscious mind? What is the conscious?
Psychosexual stages of development (what is going on in each stage? What does anal retentive and anal
expulsive mean? Describe the Oedipus/Electra complex. What is the healthy outcome of the phallic stage?)
What are the 3 components of personality?
What are the 8 different ego defense mechanisms (be able to identify examples)?
Explain Transference and Countertransference
What is the difference between Internal Locus of Control and External LOC (be able to identify examples)?
Describe Person Centered/ Client-Centered therapy
What is OCEAN?
What is the difference between Projective tests vs. Self-Report Tests?
Describe the main elements of Rorschach, TAT, and MMPI-2 tests.
Describe the historical course of psychological diagnoses (Hippocrates, Middle Ages, Medical Model,
Psychological Models today).
What are the 3 responsibilities of a clinician?
What are the 5 signs of psychological disturbance?
What is the DSM-IV and what is it used for?
Anxiety Disorders
What are the symptoms of a panic attack?
What is the main difference between Generalized Anxiety Disorder and phobias?
Describe the main idea for each of the 3 classes of phobias (agoraphobia, specific phobia, and social phobia)
What are the symptoms of OCD? Identify common obsessions. Identify common compulsions.
Describe the symptoms of Dissociative Identity Disorder
Mood Disorders
What are the symptoms of Major Depression Disorder?
What do statistics about suicide say for Men vs. Women and why?
Compare and contrast Dysthymia and Major Depression Disorder
Bipolar disorder: how does it differ from Major Depression?
Identify the symptoms of the Manic Phase of Bipolar Disorder.
Psychotic disorders
Explain the difference between delusions and hallucinations. Know the definition of each.
What is the most common type of hallucination?
Describe the main symptoms of Schizophrenia
What is tardive dyskinesia?
Identify the 5 types of schizophrenia and briefly describe each type.
What is the definition and purpose of therapy?
What are the 3 main components of therapy?
In general, how do benzodiazepines work? What is the advantage and disadvantage of benzodiazepine use?
What are the main classes of anti-depressant drugs? Which of the types is the most effective?
What is the most effective treatment plan for depression?
What is involved with Electroconvulsive Therapy?
What is the most efficient, fast acting, and effective treatment for MDD?
What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)?
How often is psychosurgery performed?
What is the concept behind Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy?
What are the steps of RSA (ABCD model)
Know the common thought distortions (be able to identify examples)