Monday, March 31, 2014

April 1st Class

Just a heads up- we will be doing a little switcharoo.....
On April 1st, we will have a guest speaker coming from '3 Key Elements' who will be speaking about body language and gender! I hope that you all are as excited as I am :)
We will still have the quiz on pages 366-371 tomorrow, however everything else will be moving  to Thursday!
I'll post a link to their website for you to check out before 3 Key Elements comes to speak to us tomorrow! Check it out and start preparing any questions that you may have!


Monday, March 17, 2014


To best prepare for this test make sure that you are able to list disorders by category, give specific examples, causes and treatments :) Use this list below to help you study! GOOD LUCK 

Name 3 types of Anxiety Disorders?
       What are some differences between a somatoform and dissociative disorder?
       Give me an example of 1 of each
       What about similarities?
       Give me three symptoms/characteristics of Phobias
       Give and explain 2 treatments for phobias
       Name 3 types of Mood Disorders?
       Give me three symptoms/characteristics of Depression
       Name 2 causes of depression
       Give and explain 2 treatments for Depression
       Name 3 types of Personality Disorders?
       Name 2 causes of Anti-social personality disorder
       Give me three symptoms/characteristics of Narcissism
       Give and explain 2 treatments for Narcissism
       Be prepared to read different Case Studies, provide diagnosis’ and explain your reasoning why
       Which type of Schizophrenia can the individual experience relatively normal cognitive/emotional functioning?
       What does it mean when we say ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ in psychology?
       What are some positive and negative examples?
       Describe the different therapy types ie. Cognitive, Behavioral, Humanistic, Biomedical, Psychoanalytical

       How is Bipolar Disorder different from Depression? 

Thursday, March 13, 2014


I have to say great job on your skits today- I was very impressed

I have finally put all the PowerPoints for the Abnormal psych unit up :)
*they are located under the 'Unit 3: Stress & Disorders' tab

Remember your projects are due next week- so if you haven't already started working on your projects, now is the time!

Have a wonderful weekend!