OUTLINE FOR LECTURE NOTES IN PSYC 405

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Chapter 2

I. Chapter 2: An Integrative Approach to Psychopathology

....A. What is it?

.........1. The Problem of Ambiguity

..............a. Unidimensional, lineal, or one dimensional causal models

..............b. Multiple, interactive causality: Case of Judy

...................1. Cognitive & Behavioral influences

...................2. Biological influences

...................3. Emotional Influences

...................4. Social Influences

...................5. Developmental Influences

.........2. The Multidimensional Integrative Approach: Chart?

....B. Multidimensional Factors

.........1. Biological Contributions or causal factors

.............a. Genes: Factors and Models

...................1. Quantitative genetics: Polygenetics, heritability, nongenomic influence and studies

...................2. Diathesis-Stress Model: Text

...................3. Reciprocal Gene-Environment Model

...................4. The Epigenic Principle! Example of "Alleles"

.............b. Albee's actual Diathesis - Stress Model

.............C. Neuroscience

...................1. Central Nervous System

........................a. Better Brain Image for Limbic System

........................b. Brain: 2 parts

............................1. Brain stem (Hindbrain and Midbrain)

............................2. Forebrain (Limbic system and Cerebrum, especially cerebral cortex) .

........................c. Peripheral nervouce system and ANS (Autonomic, sympathetic and parasymapthetic)

..................2. Neurons and Neural Transmission

.....................1. Gate theory simplified

.....................2. Neurons in action

.........................a. Neuron

.........................b. Neural Impulse

..............................1. Resting Potential = -70mv

..............................2. Depolarization

..............................3. Action Potential = 110mv

..............................4. Neural Impulse = 40 mv

..............................5. Refractory Period

..............................6. All-or-None-Principle

........................c. Synaptic Activity - Gate Theory

..............................1. Synapse and clefts

..............................2. Basic Process: Neurotransmitters, receptors, reuptake, metabolism

..............................3. Other processes: Exocytosis, vesicles, autoreceptor

........................d. Neurotransmitters

..............................1. Text: Glutamate, GABA, serotonin, epinephrine, dopamine

..............................2. Others: Acetylcholine, neuropetides

...................3. Special Factors

...................4. Evaluation of biological approach

..........2. The Other Factors

.............a. Behavioral and Cognitive Influences, Emotions, Social

.............b. Good review of PSYC and SOS 1010!

....C. Evaluation and Summary: Principle of EQUIFINALITY

..........1. Wheeler sone and book chapter

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