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Application of Knowledge: Designing a Treatment approach

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Treatment approach

You have learned about etiological theories in regard to depression as well as approaches to treatment. Now its time that you apply your knowledge to the real world situation of designing a treatment approach for a patient. You can find the ASSIGNMENT LINKED HERE

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Have you ever pondered this question? Maybe not in these exact words, but have you ever wondered why some people break the rules and others don’t? Why some societies and cultures have high crime and others don’t? These questions are at the core of political […]

Is sensitivity to offense a hindrance to knowledge production?

Is sensitivity to offense a hindrance to knowledge production?

Read this interview with comedian and talk show host Bill Maher from the New York Times Magazine in which they discuss the implications of political correctness and choose 2 of the following questions to discuss with a partner: Is sensitivity to offense a hindrance to […]

An  Inquiry into Depressive Etiology

An Inquiry into Depressive Etiology

Understanding the etiology of a disorder is of massive importance because it informs the course of treatment as well as possible preventative measures. In order to better understand depressive etiology, engage in this INQUIRY INTO DEPRESSIVE ETIOLOGY DEBATE

What makes a Good Leader? An inquiry

What makes a Good Leader? An inquiry

What makes a good Ruler? This is an absolutely massive question! You have to answer this for yourself every time you vote for student office or team captain, and will eventually consider it when you vote in national elections. Ideas in regard to what makes […]

Does art change us?

Does art change us?

We’ll investigate this question in both a modern and historical context via the learning helper linked HERE

Understanding Humanism

Understanding Humanism

In order to understand the ideology / intellectual orientation of humanism, engage in the learning helper linked HERE titled, “Understanding Humanism”

Debunking Depression: Myth #1 — Depression looks like this

Debunking Depression: Myth #1 — Depression looks like this

Contrary to what your System 1 tells you, depression does not LOOK like any one thing. There is no phenotype of depression. To help you appreciate this fact, read the incredibly sad story of Madison Holleran HERE As you read the article on Madison’s Story, […]

Abnormal Formative Assessment

Abnormal Formative Assessment

Time to start writing! Break out all those articulation skills you kept locked up all summer !! Complete this assessment to increase your skills and knowledge in regard to concepts of abnormality.

Sane In Insane Places: Understanding the most famous study of Validity in diagnosis

Sane In Insane Places: Understanding the most famous study of Validity in diagnosis

Sane in Insane places (1973) is the most famous study on validity in psychology. The study conducted by David Rosenhan was both a field experiment as well as a covert participant observation. It had two aims: (1) to identify if false positive diagnoses would be […]