Tag: abnormalpsych

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.

Understanding CBT

Understanding CBT

We’ve discussed CBT (cognitive behavior therapy) at length in class! However we’ve mostly discussed the theory behind it as well as discussed the ways in which CBT dovetails with cognitive psychologist’s views of mood and anxiety disorder etiology.  But, you need to understand what CBT looks […]

Investigating Social Etiology of Depression

Investigating Social Etiology of Depression

  As you know, the etiology of depression is a nuanced and complicated thing.  This post will require you to analyze the social and environmental etiological elements of the disorder. Brown and Harris (1978) developed the vulnerability model after their research found that those with […]