Tag: abnormal

Creating Jeopardy Questions like a boss

Creating Jeopardy Questions like a boss

  Because creating test questions is great review, and because playing jeopardy is fun, we’re going to combine the two (Pen+pineapple = pineapple-pen style) into one amazing review activity! Creating Jeopardy Questions like A BOSS

Understanding Depression: Appearances are simply that.

Understanding Depression: Appearances are simply that.

Read the tragic story of Madison Holleran in order to better understand What depression is Etiology of depression Stroy linked here: http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/12833146/instagram-account-university-pennsylvania-runner-showed-only-part-story  

Treatment for Depression Understood

Treatment for Depression Understood

Treatment: As far as the IB is concerned, there are 4 main types of treatment for disorders: Biomedical, Individual, Group & Eclectic. By far, the most popular treatment practiced today is the Eclectic Approach to treatment which is a combination of 2 or more of […]

Biological Evidence of PTSD

Biological Evidence of PTSD

Interesting article below elucidating recent studies on specific opiate receptors in brain that are active/inactive in patients with PTSD and the hope that greater understanding of brain regions involved in PTSD could lead to a more specific treatment. The lead doctor writes: “Our study points […]

Rethinking Depression

Rethinking Depression

Watch the incredibly informative and insightful ted talk linked below and then complete the case study!  We’ll discuss the ideas contained within such as: Mind as different from brain Depression as a holistic disorder, not brain based Ineffectiveness of SSRI based treatments “Eclectic Approaches” to […]

What is Weird?? Introduction to Abnormality

What is Weird?? Introduction to Abnormality

For our first option in year 2 psychology, we’ll be investigating Abnormal Psychology.  A Learning outcome of the unit is, “Discuss the concepts of normality and abnormality”  This learning activity will focus your understanding around this topic and see that “abnormal” is not a concept […]