Ap Psychology Treatment Of Psychological Disorders

anorexia nervosa – An eating disorder characterized by the maintenance of usually low body weight and a distorted body image.
The five-factor model refers to… – basic personality factors
Weber's Law – the principle that, to be perceived as different, two stimuli must differ by a constant minimum percentage (rather than a constant amount)
Behavioral Approach – The approach taken by various scientists that seek to explain things (illnesses etc.) by looking at the behavior of a person and applying that to wanted or unwanted behaviors
interpreting – processing stimuli by the brain in order to make it meaningful
Interaction – the interplay that occurs when the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity).
Spontaneous Recovery – In classical conditioning, the reappearance of the conditioned response after a rest period or period of lessened response.
restless leg syndrome (RLS) – A disorder characterized by the involuntary movement of an extremity, usually one leg.
When a person's blood pressure is 120-139 (systolic mmHg) and 80-89 (diastolic mmHg) the person is considered to have:
Esteem needs – Need for self-esteem, achievement, competence, and independence; need for recognition and respect from others
Forgetting Theories
Memory Trace Decay: – Memory trace decays after time and practice
Survival reflexes – inborn responses such as breathing, sucking, and swallowing that enable the newborn to adapt to the environment
Operational Definition – a statement of the procedures (operations) used to define research variables (hunger = hours without eating).
intuition – instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
memory – the persistence of learning over time; storage and retrieval of information
When а persоn's blооd pressure is 120-139 (systolic mmHg) аnd 80-89 (diаstolic mmHg) the person is considered to have:
Iconic Memory – a momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli; a photographic or picture-image memory lasting no more than a few tenths of a second.
psychometrics – The scientific study of the measurement of human abilities, attitudes, and traits
Proactive Interference – A kind of forgetting where previously learned information interferes with the retrieval of new information.
proactive interference – the disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information.

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