Friday, April 8, 2016

Agenda: Week of April 11 - 15, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
Chapter 16: Treatment for Psychological Disorders
MON- Treatment for Psych Disorders & Abnormal Behavior; State of Care in the United States todayEating/Feeding Disorders; Approaches to Psych Disorders & Important people to know from this chapter.
TUE- TEST CH 15 & 16: Psychological Disorders & Treatment
WED/THU- MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
FRI- Corrections for MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice 

This Tuesday: TEST CH 15 & 16: Psychological Disorders & Treatment
Wed/Thu -- MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
Learning Targets:
1. The (DSM) Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders is the handbook used by mental health professionals to diagnose psychiatric disorders.
2. There are many types of disorders, but they all involve debilitation that makes routine life situations difficult.
3. Schizophrenia is not dissociate identity disorder. It is a disorder that involves a break with reality and auditory hallucinations.
4. Personality disorders are the most difficult disorders to diagnose and treat. The most common treatment is medication (most have side  effects).
5. Medication is effective as a treatment, but it is often combined with a form of “talk therapy” to provide a more complete therapeutic technique.
6. Behavioral and cognitive therapists are very popular forms of “talk therapy.”
7. Freudian therapy, though well known, is not utilized much anymore.

Essential Questions:
- What are the various approaches to dealing with abnormal behavior, psychological disorders?
- Is all psych disorder caused by biological issues? Can they be solved medically?
Monday, April 11, 2016
Quote: “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung

1. DO NOW: Identify the category of drugs used to treat schizophrenia and the category of drugs used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Then explain what each of these 2 categories of drugs does inside the brain.
2. Cooperative/Discussion: 
Students will be in pairs and will attempt to build an answer to the following question:
Therapy & Treatment:
For each of the following pairs, first define the particular type of treatment referenced, then explain the rationale for using this therapy to treat an individual with the particular disorder with which it is paired.
* Bipolar disorder and the biomedical approach
* Phobias and systematic desensitization
* Dissociative identity disorder and psychoanalysis
* Depression and rational-emotive behavior therapy
3. Notes, Discussion, Video: State of treatment for psych disorders in the United States today.

WED/THU - MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Quote: "What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult." - Sigmund Freud


WED/THU - MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 -and- Thursday, April 14, 2016
Quote"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." - Mahatma Gandhi

1. MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only

Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
Friday, April 15, 2016
Quote: "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela

1. Corrections on Mock AP Test
2. Also discuss how the FRQ quiz will work on Monday.

Next Monday - FRQ Quiz