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Which aspect of the CNS isleast developed at birth?
Cortex
Gregory Herek (1992) attributes violence against gays and lesbians to culural and psychological?
Heterosexism
What is the definition of heterosexism?
Ideological system that denies, denigrates, and stigmatizes among nonhetersexual forms of behavior, identity, relationships, or community.
What are some of the symptoms and duration of acute stress disorder?
Sense of detachment
Flash backs of the event
Sleep Problems
Impaired concentration
Unwillingness to talk about the event
Duration: 2 days to 4 weeks
Whats the difference between PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder?
The duration: PTSD - miniumum 1 month for symptoms

Acute Stress Disorder - 2 days to 4 weeks
What is the rate of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for males and females among children?
Onset of the disorder is earlier for males than for females, among children OCD is more prevalent among boys than girls (ages 8 to 12)
OCD is equal among adults (male and females)
Researchers have distinguished between three types of cries in infants. Mothers and other caretakers have confirmed that each cry is associated with a different meaning. What are they?
Hungry, Angry and Pain
Stranger anxiety is considered a normal part of develop,ent and is no longer viewed as a sign of secure or insecure attachment. A child shows less stranger anxiety when?
The stranger approaches slowly, talks quietly, isplayful, and odesn't attempt topick the child up. However, if the stranger is ieither very quety or very loud or approaches quicklu, the child is much more likely to show signs of distress.
The visiual cliff is probably most associated with the study of depth perception in infants. The visual cliff has also been used to study?
Attachment and other developmental phenomena. The mothers behavior is a varioable inthis study (she either smiles or makes a fearful face.) If attachment has developed, the mothers facial expression will serve as a signal of safety or danger ot the infant. This is referred to social referencing.
What is the perceptual development for infants for vision, pictoral depth cues, preference for facial patterns over other visual patterns and discrimination between happy andangry faces and sounds?
20/20 vision - 6 months to 12 months
Pictoral depth cues - 6 months - 12 months
Preference for facial patterns over other visual patterns - 2 months
Discrimination between happy and angry faces and sounds - 7 months
What type of cry varis in intensity and is less rhythmical than the other cries (hungry, anger, pain) and seems to function as a demand for a particular object or action?
Fussy Cry
During which month of life is crying purely physiological (linked to hunger, anger or pain)
The first momth after that the infant cries in response to environmental stimuli.
A practioner of Beck's CBT adopts the role of _______ when working with therapy clients?
A kep characteristic of Beck's CBY is its emphasis on the acitve participation of the client. Beck refers to his therapeutic approach as "collaborative empiricism". The client is to collaborate iwth the therapist in defining goals, evaluating the prgress of therapy, and so on.
What neurotransmitter has been linked with Dementia and Alzhemier's disease?
Acetylcholine was initially linked to memory loss in Alzheimer's disease but has since been found to play a role in other symptoms of this disorder.
What is the inital treatment for myelogenous leukemia (AML)?
Induction chemotherapy. The purpose is to bring about remission.