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What is the concept of ethical decision-making?

1. What is the concept of ethical decision-making? 2. What role does ethical decision-making play in the field of psychology? 3. Do you think it is difficult to make ethical decisions in psychology? Why or why not?

Pharmacotherapy vs. Psychotherapy

Compare pharmacotherapy (drug) therapy with at least one type of psychotherapy (for example, psychoanalysis, Cognitive Therapy, Rational Emotive therapy, etc.) for psychological disorders. Between the two, which do you think is more effective? Would this be the case for all disorders? Explain.

Future Research in Psychology

See the attached file. Future Research The study of motivation within the field of psychology is a very broad topic, with many different applications. Reflect back on all of the theories of motivation that you explored throughout the course, and all of the motivational studies that you encountered in the Learning Resources

Evaluation Research and Research Methods

See the attached file. Evaluation Research Evaluation research applies the research methods to the assessment of an implemented program or policy. In this week's Discussion, you will connect the research methods presented in this course to evaluation research. To prepare for this Discussion: - Review the resources f

Modeling Technique and the Christy Story

An African American lady named Christy who is "fiercly independent." She has raised her three children on her own after her husband left her and works hard to make sure they are taken care of. Her attitude, motivation, and drive for success have influenced all of her children immensly. Setting a great example for determination,

Diagnosis and Mental Status Case Study

Can you assist me with completing the following based on Clinical Case Study of John (see attachment). -Provide a multiaxial diagnosis for the case. Axis I: Axis II: Axis III: Axis IV: Axis V: -Provide rationale for Axis I and II diagnosis. Diagnosis 1: Code: -DSM-IV-TR criteria: (List the symptoms

Identify correct statistical tests: income diffs by gender

You have been hired to analyze the television viewing behavior of a variety of people. Forty people were surveyed to find out about their TV viewing habits, income level, education and age. Your task is to determine if differences do exist among the groups considered. In the first test you will need to determine whether t

Pursuasive Argument Against Gun Control

Thesis Sentence: The second amendment, without question, gives citizens the right to keep and bear arms. Gun control is not going to address the real issue of why gun violence happens and gun control laws will not keep guns out of the hands of criminals. Topic Sentence: Gun control is not going to address the real issu

Operant Conditioning and Corporal Punishment

Is it true that most African American children operant conditioning or time out does not work, taking away a privilege most times does not work, increasing chores does not work even the scare of corporal punishment sometimes does not work, however a parent still must follow through with through with corporal punishment as the la

Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development Theory

Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the Kohlberg's theory of moral development theory. Which stage of the Kohlberg's theory of moral development, do you think that you are currently experiencing? Provide examples to reinforce your answer.

Appropriate Learning Theory Techniques

1) What do you think about the concept of negative punishment where an unwanted behavior is decreased because of removing something good like privileges? For instance, a child has a temper tantrum in a store, so he/she doesn't get to play with a favorite toy that evening. 2) Positive reinforcement is great, but there are tim

Different Ethnicities and Cultures

Suppose you want to conduct research about self-esteem issues among preadolescents. In terms of different ethnicities and cultures. what are the challenges you would face in finding comparable samples from available subjects?

Population Parameter & Analyze Statistical Test Needed

In the following example, what is the population parameter? Is the population parameter the mean of the population being tested? The experiment consists of a psychologist trying to find out how accurately students can solve multiplication problems. To do this, the groups are divided in two ways: In the first is the type of re

Correct Test to Use

The following scenario, a sociological researcher is interested in whether college women living in dormitories, sororities, or at home have more frequent dates. He surveyed 120 college female volunteers to determine which group of women on average had more dates during a typical month. What is the test that you used to conduc

statistical tests to use in a psychology problem

They asked 80 college students to fill out a survey indicating their attitudes on a wide variety of topics. Sometime later they were shown the attitudes of a "stranger" responding to the same questions the participants had answered earlier. The strangers answers were actually made up by the researcher to vary with the attitudes

Defining Mental Health

Please help me to understand the difference between good mental health and poor mental health. Explain two ways your own culture influences your definitions of mental health. Then explain how your definition of mental health might differ from that of your selected culture. Finally, describe a behavior that is considered normal i

Social Change and Motivation

Please help me to understand that as we look around your community, we may see things that we deem unfair or gaps where opportunities exist, and identify these issues as social issues. As a scholar practitioner, how could we identify opportunities for social change and develop plans to effect the change we feel is needed? Explai

Modeling Behavior

According to the research, do you think that the learning techniques proposed in this discussion is appropriate for the Hispanic ethnic group? Explain your reasoning. The application of the learning theory may greatly vary depending upon cultural beliefs and values of various groups. The family is where children learn how to

Operant Conditioning and Saudi Arabian Culture

According to the research, do you think that the learning techniques proposed in this discussion are appropriate for the Saudi Arabia ethnic group? Explain your reasoning. Saudi is a Muslim country and has a culture where their women must be covered from head to toe when they are out in public in a garment called a niqab. Thi

Potential effects of test misuse.

What are potential effects of test misuse on individuals being tested and on the population at large. Reference APA Code of Ethics and other relevant standards. Discusses the implications for the person testing, the person being tested, and the population at large. Discusses possible implications of misdiagnosis and how incorre

Psychological Disorders- labeling as described in experiment by David Rosenhan.

David Rosenhan Summarize, briefly, David Rosenhan's experiment after reading his summary of his article. Then, discuss the impact of being diagnosed with a psychological disorder. What are some of the pros and the cons of being "labeled"? Cite evidence from Rosenhan's article or from other sources to support your claims.

The Role of Counsellors as Social Justice Advocates

This is for a mental health counseling class. It is not an essay. Just need some notes please Refer to the cases presented in your reading from the Center for Applied Linguistics: Cultural Orientation Resource Center's "Challenges in Resettlement and Adaptation of Muslim Refugees" and select one that interests you. Imagine th

Necessity of Informed Consent

There are some that believe that there are situations in which informed consent is not necessary, while there are others that believe informed consent should always be administered. What do you think?

Factors Influencing Our Ability to Recall Information

What factors influence our ability to recall information? What strategies can be used to enhance memory? Do you agree with the statement that "two people generally do not remember the same event in the same way"? Using theories and concepts of memory, explain why or why not?

Ethnicity and Learning Theory

Select an ethnic group, and discuss how the application of learning theory may vary according to the cultural beliefs and values of this group. Based on the research, choose one these four techniques and justify why you think specific learning techniques such as Positive Reinforcement: Negative Reinforcement: Positive Puni

culturally different groups

Assess Guideline 1 and 2 and answer the following questions • What biases, perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs might you hold about culturally different groups? • How might attitudes or perceptions influence your interaction with individuals who are culturally different from yourself? • How knowledgeable are you about t