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the Codependency Movement
Beattie broadened & popularized it.
Started w/ alcoholism.
Gettting entalnged in their partner's addictions in ways that inadvertently supported the addictive behavior.
1987 Codependent No More by Melody Beattie
Paradox of Progress
Although our modern era hyas seen great techno progress, personal problems have no diminished.
Psychology
a Science that studioes behavior and the physiological and mental processes that underlie it, and it is the profession that applies the accumulated knowledge of this science to practical problems.
Empiricism
the premise that knowledge should be acquired through observation.
what should be acquired through what?
Experiment
research method in which the investigator manipulates 1 independent variable and observes whether any changes occur in a second dependent variable as a result.
one thing is, and then let's see if the other thing...
Independent Variable
a condition or event that an experimenter varies.
cambiar.
Dependent Variable
thought to be affected by the manipulated independent variable.
no cambiar.
Experimental group
the subjecs who recieve special treatment.
cambiar.
Control group.
similar subjects who do not recieve that special treatment.
no cambiar.
Correlation
when two variables are related to eachother.
there is a relation between two...
Correlation coefficient
a numerical index of the degree of relationship that exists between two variables.
*while the positive or negaitve sign indicates whether an association is direct or inverse, the size of the coefficient indicates the strength of the association between two variables.
an index.
Naturalistic Observation
a researcher engages in careful observation of behavior without intervening.
observation without meddling.
Case Study
an in-depth investigation of an individual participant
*interviews of person, related persons, observation, examination, testing
soley one.
ID/EGO/SUPEREGO
according to the pleasure principle
/
decision making component, reality principle
/
incorporates social standards about what's right and wrong
chocolate
/
etiquette, rules, & customs
/
wrong & right
Concious/Preconcious/Unconcious
aware of currently
/
just beneath the surface, easily retreieved
/
not aware of, but exert influence on one's behavior
yes
/
kinda
/
no, but yes
Defense Mechanisms
largely unconcious reactions that protect a person from painful emotions such as anciety and guilt
protection
Rationalization
creating false but plausible excuses to justify unacceptable behavior
i did it cause, believe me please!
Repression
keeping distressing thoughts and feelings buried in the unconcious
it's not there
Projection
attributing one's own thoughts, feelings, or motives to another
she did it!
Displacement
involves diverting emotional feelings (like anger) from their original source to a substituate target
i'm NOT MAD AT YOU!
Reaction formation
behaving in a way that is exactly the opposite of one's feelings
i'm this so IT'S BAD IF YOU ARE
Regression
involves a reversion to immature patterns of behavior
bah bah boo boo
Identification
bolstering self esteem by foirming an imaginary or real alliance with some person or group
celebritizle.
Psychosexual stages
developmental periods with a characteristic sexual focus that leave their mark on adult personality
vulnerable into adulthood
Fixation
inability to move forward from one stage to another as expected