Advanced Psychology: Atypical Behaviour (Arnold Publication) by Lynda Turner

By Lynda Turner

Extraordinary habit is a complete and available textbook. Turner covers definitions and classifications of habit, anxiousness and consuming issues, temper problems and schizophrenia, and therapy of unusual habit. each one bankruptcy is via specimen questions written in examination kind.

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If they experience any anxiety during this process, they are asked to use their newly developed relaxation techniques or simply to wait for the feeling to disappear. The approach works through classical conditioning. The client is learning to associate a new response with a previously distressing stimulus. Eventually the client will be asked to experience the situations in real life. For the technique to be successful, the steps to recovery should be moderately challenging yet achievable. REFLECTIVE Activity Operant conditioning is also used in the treatment process.

They argued that women are led to believe that their bodies are problematic. For The effect of hormones on a woman’s example, women are encouraged by mood doctors to view the menopause as a difficult time. This becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy, a term used by Rosenthal and Jacobson (1968) to describe the tendency to live up to the expectations of others. Ussher (1989) reported that only 10 per cent of women express any feelings of regret about menopause. However, the ‘myth’ of a depressed, middle-aged, menopausal woman still persists.

Going out without a coat would be frowned upon (the sanction). Parsons believed there were four aspects to the sick role. -20- Definition and classification of atypical behaviour 1. The individual is free from normal social role responsibilities. For example, you can stay away from college for a few days. 2. The individual is not expected to recover by an act of will. The patient must be cared for. In other words, you are not expected to ‘pull yourself together’. 3. The state of being ill is undesirable and the sick role therefore includes an obligation to get well.

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