ABSG1 Abnormal Psychology Test 1 Study Guide

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Which classification method allows for a person to be diagnosed with a disorder even if they don't meet all the criteria?

What is one of the major differences between positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia?

What is the term used to describe an overwhelming amount of sensory input?

Which historical concept focused on improving the genetic composition of a population through selective breeding?

What are the major neurotransmitters commonly associated with schizophrenia?

What model of mental illness proposes that disorders result from an interaction between genetic vulnerabilities and negative environmental events?


Prepare for your Abnormal Psychology Test 1 with this study guide covering Chapters 1, 2, and 4. Topics include definitions of abnormality, reliability and validity, structured and unstructured interviews, neuropsychological batteries, projective and personality tests, the DSM, co-morbidity, classification methods, therapy providers, prescription of psychiatric medications, and historical figures in psychology.

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