In general, most people with schizophrenia are not a danger to others. However, many people hold negative attitudes towards people with this disorder. What is the nature of these attitudes? Where do they come from? How can they eliminate their bias? Use in-text citations in APA style.
Identify the differences between experimental and nonexperimental research designs. Give an example of each type of design.
There has been a lot of media attention surrounding PTSD and other stress-related disorders. What can we as a society do to help individuals who suffer from these disorders? Is there anything we can do to prevent these stress reactions from becoming disorders? Add in-text citations using APA style.
Answer each question in the prompt with a full paragraph. 1. Is there a specific type of stress that is most frequent in your life? Explain. 2. Is there a specific location or set of circumstances that produce a great deal of stress for you? 3. What specific reaction to the stressful events did you display? Give examples. 4. What could you do to reduce the amount of stress in your life?
Some people have argued that dissociative disorders (such as dissociative identity disorder) are not real, and that individuals displaying these symptoms are faking it. What evidence might a clinician be able to gather to support one of these assertions?
The current DSM(5) supports a dimensional approach to abnormality, whereas the previous DSM(IV-TR) supported a categorical approach. Some psychologists have suggested that a dimensional model (where behavior exists on a continuum and “abnormal” is simply an extreme form of normal behaviors) may be more accurate. Do you support the categorical or the dimensional approach? Which one do you feel is best for classifying personality disorders? Explain. Use in-text citations in APA style.