Deja Review Behavioral Science, Second Edition by Gene Quinn

By Gene Quinn

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"With a well-organized and simply obtainable layout, this ebook studies the key thoughts of behavioral technology with a selected specialize in excessive yield topics....While this booklet can be utilized by means of scholars in any respect degrees, it truly is perfect for these rotating on a psychiatry clerkship and getting ready for USMLE....Its ease of use and layout set it except different books protecting person topics. three Stars."--Doody's evaluate Service

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Reaction formation A medical student’s dog dies. When he is consoled by fellow students, he states, “He was really old and I was expecting him to go soon anyway. ” What defense mechanism is he using? Intellectualization A medical student fails the last anatomy exam after he studied 12 hours per day in the corner of the library for 1 month. He tells his friend, “I think I failed because I didn’t study enough. ” What defense mechanism is he using? Rationalization This page intentionally left blank CHAPTER 5 Learning Theory It is a learning theory based on the idea that behavior is a product of learning through association or reinforcement.

1 Slow wave sleep occurs during stages 3 and 4 of NREM sleep. It is also known as delta sleep and is the deepest portion of sleep. Electroencephalogram (EEG) shows delta waves, which are the lowest frequency waves. Delta waves = Deep sleep What is slow wave sleep? 43 44 Deja Review: Behavioral Science What waveforms are seen in REM sleep? Beta waves. These are of highest frequency. Where else are beta waves seen? They are found over the frontal lobes in a person who is awake with their eyes open.

It increases total sleep time and slow wave activity. Tip: Turkey is high in tryptophan—this is why you get sleepy after a big Thanksgiving dinner. Sleep Science and Disorders 45 Which neurotransmitters are involved in REM sleep? Acetylcholine (ACh) from the basal forebrain and norepinephrine (NE) from the locus ceruleus. ACh increases REM sleep and NE decreases it. How does REM change with age? Time spent in REM decreases with age. What effect does dopamine have on the sleep cycle? Dopamine increases wakefulness.

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