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Organisation : Department of Pre University Education
Subject : Psychology
Applicable For : II Year
Announcement : Syllabus

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Psychology Syllabus :

Chapter-I : Intellligence (Variations in psychological attributes)
** Introduction
** Meaning and definition- Binet & Simon, Wechsler, Munn.
** Theories of intelligence – Spearman, Triarchic (Sternberg’s) Thurstone

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** Growth of intelligence- Terman and Merrill Studies
** Factors influencing intelligence- socio-cultural and biological factors
** History of intelligence testing.

** Calculation of Intelligence- MA, CA,IQ concepts, problems for calculating IQ
** Distribution of intelligence- NPC and table
** Special abilities –Intellectually giftedness, aptitude and creativity.

** Mental retardation- Definition, APA classification.
** Tests of Intelligence- Verbal, non verbal &Performance tests
** Some of tests developed in India

** Uses of intelligence tests
** Emotional Intelligence (EI)
** Artificial intelligence- Pros and cons

** Activities
** Points to Remember
** Questions

Chapter-II : Personality
** Introduction
** Meaning and definition- Allport
** Approaches to personality

** Type- Indian Ancient (Trigunas), Jung, Friedman and Rosenman (A, B, C&D)
** Trait- Cattle’s Surface and Source trait, Allport’s- cardinal, central and secondary traits.
** Psychodynamic Approach- Freud

** Erick Erickson – Psycho-social theory
** Assessment of personality
** Self reporting measures- EPI, MMPI, 16PF

** Projective tests-TAT, Rorschach, SCT
** Behavioral analysis- rating scales, interview
** Activities

** Points to remember
** Questions.

Chapter-III : Challenges Of Adjustment
** Introduction
** Nature and meaning of stress
** Types and sources of stress – General Model of Stress Process.

** Effects of stress- Emotional, physiological cognitive and behavioural.
** Burnout
** General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
** Stress and Immune system

** Coping mechanism-
1. Task oriented strategy
2. Emotion oriented strategy.
3. Avoidance oriented Strategy.

** Stress management techniques
** Exercise and relaxation, yoga – asana, pranayama, dhyana.

** Time management
** Developing healthy habits – diet, lifestyle, life skills and self-care.
** Developing positive attitude and positive thinking.

** Activities
** Points to remember
** Questions

Chapter-IV : Psychological Disorders (Abnormality)
** Introduction
** Concepts (deviance, dysfunction, distress, danger)
** Historical background

** Classification – DSM, ICD
** Factors influencing abnormal behavior – biological, psychological, socio cultural.
** Major mental disorders –

** Anxiety, phobia, OCD, PTSD.
** Somatoform disorders- Pain, conversion, hypochondriasis, dissociative disorders- fugue and amnesia
** Mood disorders – depression, mania, bipolar

** Schizophrenia- meaning, symptoms (positive & negative), types
** Psychopathy, ADHD, ODD, conduct disorders, autism, eating disorders
** Substance abuse- drug addiction, alcohol, sedatives (narcotics), stimulants, tranquilizers

** Effects of alcohol
** Activities
** Points to remember
** Questions

Chapter-V : Therapeutic Approaches
** Introduction
** Nature and process
** Therapeutic relationship

** Type of therapies
** Psycho analysis
** Behavioral therapy

** Cognitive therapy
** Humanistic (Roger’s)
** Existential therapy – (logo therapy)

** Biomedical Therapy – ECT, psychosurgery
** Yoga therapy
** Rehabilitation of mentally ill

** Activities.
** Points to remember
** Questions

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