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By: Billy Nguyen Psychology Intro to Psy Bipolar Disorder Psychology- scientific study of mental processes, cognitions, emotions and behaviors.


describe human thought and behavior
explain why these behaviors occur
predict how, why and when these behaviors will occur again in the future
modify and improve behaviors to better the lives of individuals and society as a who Frontal – (motor cortex) motor behavior, expressive language, higher level cognitive processes
o Parietal – (somatosensory cortex) involved in the processing of touch, pressure, temperature, and pain
o Occipital – (visual cortex) interpretation of visual information
o Temporal – (auditory cortex) receptive language (understanding language), as well as memory and emotion The Brain The study of character from handwriting.

It can be determined by:
Size
Pressure
Style
Letter formation
Angle or Slant Graphology 15% of people in the whole world can be hypnotized.
Children are more easier to hypnotize.
10% of the world is very difficult to hypnotize.
People who fantasize a lot or have a big imagination can be hypnotized easier.
You must be willing to cooperate during the process. How do I know if I can be Hypnotized condition where people have back and forth mood swings from mania and depression

5.7 million people suffer from bipolar disease How to determine a person Reverse Psychology A method used to motivate a person to do a task by telling them the opposite. Usually used to motivate people.

Its won't work on all people, e.x. people with low self-esteem

It is mainly used on people who have a high ego, to preserve relationships and just to challege people. Disorders There are many psychological disorders in the brain Phobias When you have a bad experience with something or someone your brain tells you to never deal with this problem again. This is where phobia comes up. When the phobia comes up the brain sends to your endocrine system and make physical changes to your body like hair going up.

If you take med for the phobia you have. It will take away the brain messages from your endocrine system. You will always be on pills.......... get over it your making pharmacies rich. What Your handwriting can say about you When you think about it, you write differently to your boss than to your friend. Writing can tell your personality, how you act and can tell you more about the actual written paper. Schizophrenia It is very difficult to tell if a person has Schizophrenia because they seem to act normal. Narcolepsy Also known as sleepwalking. There is no known cause of it.
When sleeping it usually take 90 mins to got into the stage of REM, but it occurs immediately.
a physical exam and an exhaustive medical history is most effective when diagnosing Depression Everyone gets sad but these people are sad for weeks. Most are caused by stressful events but can be related to your genes. Jobs Pediatric Psychiatrist - $150,000-$190,000
Engineering Psychologist - $80,000
Forensic Psychologist - $60,000-80000
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists- $100,000
Counselors- $50,000-60,000 Personality Test Wilhelm Wundt One of the several founders of psychology, and is
considered to the the founding father.

First to start a experimental psychological lab.
Over the years, 17,000 students attended his afterrnoon lecutures. http://www.nctc.edu/NCTCPrograms/BehavioralandCulturalSciences/Psychology.aspx http://schoolworkhelper.net/wilhelm-wundt-biography-and-contributions/ http://www.emergingimage.net/homepage.htm http://www.health.com/health/bipolar-disorder/ Symptoms There are 2 main sypmtoms for Bipolar Disorder

Mania(crazy)- too happy,excitement, irritability, less need for sleep


Depression(sad)-anxiety, crying, thoughs of suicide Cognitive Psychology study of how people's minds work Memory Process that records used to get, store and retain and retrieve info later. Stages of Memory Sensory Motion
Short Term
Long Term Hypnosis Is a state of deep relaxation. The cerebrum is the part that controls your memory. Symptoms Exessive Daytime Sleep
Catalepsy
Hallucinations
Sleep Paralysis http://pastorpauley.com/counseling/personality_test.htm Points POINTS:
1. (a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 6
2. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 7 (d) 2 (e) 1
3. (a) 4 (b) 2 (c) 5 (d) 7 (e) 6
4. (a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 2 (d) 1
5. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 3 (d) 5 (e) 2
6. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 2
7. (a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 4
8. (a) 6 (b) 7 (c) 5 (d) 4 (e) 3 (f) 2 (g) 1
9. (a) 7 (b) 6 (c) 4 (d) 2 (e) 1
10. (a) 4 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 5 (e) 6 (f) 1 OVER 60 POINTS: Others see you as someone they should "handle with care" You're seen as vain, self-centered, and who is extremely dominant. Others may admire you, wishing they could be more like you, but don't always trust you, hesitating to become too deeply involved with you.

51 TO 60 POINTS: Others see you as an exciting, highly volatile, rather impulsive personality; a natural leader, who's quick to make decisions, though not always the right ones. They see you as bold and adventuresome, someone who will try anything once; someone who takes chances and enjoys an adventure. They enjoy being in your company because of the excitement you radiate.

41 TO 50 POINTS: Others see you as fresh, lively, charming, amusing, practical, and always interesting; someone who's constantly in the center of attention, but sufficiently well-balanced not to let it go to their head. They also see you as kind, considerate, and understanding; someone who'll always cheer them up and help them out.

31 TO 40 POINTS: Others see you as sensible, cautious, careful & practical. They see you as clever, gifted, or talented, but modest ... Not a person who makes friends too quickly or easily, but someone who's extremely loyal to friends you do make and who expect the same loyalty in return. Those who really get to know you realize it takes a lot to shake your trust in your friends, but equally that it takes you a long time to get over it if that trust is ever broken.

21 TO 30 POINTS: Your friends see you as painstaking and fussy. They see you as very cautious, extremely careful, a slow and steady plodder. It'd really surprise them if you ever did something impulsively or on the spur of the moment, expecting you to examine everything carefully from every angle and then, usually decide against it. They think this reaction is caused
partly by your careful nature.

UNDER 21 POINTS: People think you are shy, nervous, and indecisive, someone who needs looking after, who always wants someone else to make the decisions & who doesn't want to get involved with anyone or anything. They see you as a worrier who always sees problems that don't exist. Some people think you're boring. Only those who know you well know that you aren't. http://www.transformdestiny.com/images/hypnosis-ss.gif http://sidneymeetup.wordpress.com/2012/09/23/52/ Most common mental disorder Symptoms Common symptoms:
Weight Loss
Exessive sleep
lack of energy and interest
inability to concentrate
feeling guilt
reacurring thought of death or suicide http://health.howstuffworks.com/mental-health/depression/questions/depression-cause-heart-attack1.htm http://students.cis.uab.edu/dr2be/WhatIsDepression.html Why? http://psychology.about.com/od/psychology101/f/four-goals-of-psychology.htm http://psychology.about.com/od/historyofpsychology/f/father-of-psychology.htm http://psychology.about.com/od/psychologycareerprofiles/p/cognitivecareer.htm Biopsychology Analyzes the brain and the neurotransmitters and how they affect our behavior


Divided into 2 parts:
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/a/biopsyc.htm Neurons Basic unit of nercous system and send messages from brains throughout the body Change Blindness Bystander-Effect When the brain sends message tiny synaptic junctions formed and forms memory http://allpsych.com/psychology101/memory.html http://allpsych.com/psychology101/memory.html Methods of memorization Repitition
Relationship
Mnenomics http://www.ebay.com/ctg/Kanji-Pict-O-Graphix-Over-One-Thousand-Japanese-Kanji-and-Kana-Mnemonics-Michael-Rowley-1992-/976024 http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/brain/Neuron.shtml http://psychology.about.com/od/biopsychology/f/neuron01.htm Neurotransmitters Is the chemical messenger and is sent through out the body. The neurotransmitter crosses synaptic gap to reach other neurons http://teddysratlab.blogspot.com/2011/04/chemistry-pt-2-or-when-good.html

Anti-Social indicates a big fear of trusting others and getting emotionally hurt. Therefore, in a dating situation, this person will avoid intimacy as a long as possible. So, if you are dating a "game player" with anti-social y's... you might get emotionally involved and he will not. When I see this, I feel sorry for the person because he or she is unable to give and receive love easily. Again, it is a fear of being hurt. (Common after a divorce.)

Defiance. A rebellious streak. The "go to hell K". This trait is very common, but only very bad if combined with all these other traits. This would also MIGHT indicate a fear of comittment. Someone who values "freedom" very high on their "values" list.

Argumentative. This is the same stroke as aggressiveness in the lower zones. The only difference is that it is located in the letter p, which indicates VERBAL aggressiveness... or argumentativeness. Another fear of being wrong. A pain in the ass trait.

Lying. These double loops in the o indicate a fear of telling the truth. Naturally, if honesty or TRUST is a high emotional value of yours.. this is a RED FLAG you must notice. Traits http://psychology.about.com/od/nindex/g/neurotransmitter.htm Traits Stinger. Common in 40% of Americans. Signifies a need for a challenge and a deep seeded resentment toward strong members of the opposite sex. It can manifest when becoming bored with nice guys and only being attracted to disfunctional "rebel" types. This usually, but not always, indicates an unresolved issue of "love/hate" between the opposite gendered parent.

Sarcasm. Not a horrible trait alone. But this is the "hostile"defense mechanism that can "cut you" if used for covering up for real anger or deep insecurities.

Domineering/ Dominant. This is the control freak part. T-bars slanting down are a need for control Which, essentially, is a FEAR of not being in control. FEAR motivates people in strong ways. Furthermore, if the t-bar has pointed tips... sarcasm. This person will control people with sarcasm and caustic behavoir. This is the bully trait.

Stubborn. A fear of being wrong. An inability change quickly or admit they are wrong. Again, a defense mechanism for an insecure ego or damaged self-esteem. http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/narcolepsy http://sleepcare.com/index.php/sleep-walking-in-children http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-27/strategy/30207349_1_child-psychiatrist-psychologists-doctorate-degree Psychological Testing Stroop Effect Is the brain's reaction time when there is a conflict Speed of processing theory: the brain reads words faster than it recognizes colors, so there's a lag while the brain recognizes the color. Selective attention theory: the brain needs to use more attention to recognize a color than to read a word, so it takes a little longer. http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-the-stroop-effect.htm Psychology Controversies http://lilt.ilstu.edu/vfdouga/p111%20p110%20%20stuff/notes/three_controversies.htm Mind vs. Body
Nature vs. Nuture
Free will vs. Determinism Stress Reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical equilibrium


Acute Stress- keep us active and alert
Chronic stress- can lead to detrimental effects to health http://www.psychologytoday.com/basics/stress Pig Test
http://dayandadream.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/crispy-bacon1-480x330.jpeg Attention Active process of information from the environment http://www.handwritinguniversity.com/newslettersamples/deck/trouble.html http://www.handwritinguniversity.com/newslettersamples/deck/trouble.html Modafinil Treatments Usually related to coping Social Anxiety Fear of social situations, usually afraid to make mistakes
19.2 million Americans have social anxiety http://www.eastidahonews.com/2013/02/recognizing-and-dealing-with-social-phobia/ http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-social-anxiety-disorder?page=1 ADHD Most common childhood disorder http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20441463,00.html Types Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive
Predominantly inattentive
Combined hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive Causes Genes
Environment
Sugar
Brain Activities http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/complete-index.shtml
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