Hyp Psychology Chapter 9

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Chapter 9 review test Hypnosis: is an altered state of consciousness brought on by special techniques, and characterized by responsiveness to suggestions for changes in perceptions and behavior. Hypnotic susceptibility: one of the stable characteristics of individuals, but not closely related to the personality traits such as those measured by the five-factor model in the general population. Age regression: is a phenomenon that exists when a person is hypnotized and receives a suggestion or instruction while hypnotized to recall an event from the past. Posthypnotic suggestions: affect the behavior after hypnosis has ended. Posthypnotic amnesia: inability to remember what happened under hypnosis. The changes people experience during…show more content…
Substance abuse: The pattern of use that causes serious social, legal, or interpersonal problems for the user. 10. Psychological dependence: Development of a physical need for a psychoactive drug. Physical dependence: Development of a physical need for a psychoactive drug. 11.Withdrawal syndrome: Symptoms associated with discontinuing the use of a habit-forming substance. Tolerance: Develop with prolonged use of a drug. 12. Explain the role of expectation in the influence of drugs on behavior. People who think they have taken a drug but really haven’t may display the effects of the drug because they expect to be affected by it. The learned expectations regarding a drugs effect vary from culture to culture. 13.Depressant: reduce the central nervous system activity. Many depressants increase GABA neurotransmitter activity. Effect of alcohol: Alcohol has an impact on the dopamine, serotonin, endorphins, glutamate, and GABA neurotransmitters. Genetics influence people’s tendency toward alcohol dependency. Effect of Barbiturates: cause relaxation, some euphoria, and diminished attention. 14. Stimulant: increase behavioral and mental activity. Amphetamines: Stimulants. Commonly known as uppers or speed, amphetamines increase synapses, resulting in increased receptor…show more content…
This drugs effects are similar to but more rapid than those of amphetamines. Additionally the effects of cocaine are short-lived, which may help explain why this drug is especially addictive both psychologically and physiologically. Dopamine transporters are responsible for removing dopamine molecules from the synaptic cleft after they have done their job. Cocaine blocks thee transporters, leaving dopamine trapped in the synaptic cleft. As a result, dopamine binds again and again to the receptors overstimulation the cell. Like other drugs, cocaine concentrates in the reward pathway. However, it is also the reward pathway. However, it is also active in the part of the brain controlling voluntary movements. This is why cocaine abusers are fidgety and unable to be

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