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Ethical Issues: Case Studies

Mary comes to a community mental health center with her support system such as her husband, her children and spouses, grandchildren, and cousins. The receptionist called Mary's name and she begins to frown and she points out her slip is showing. I can't figure out what to say, and she requested that her family members comes into

Existentialist Approach vs. an Evidence-Based Treatment

Existential approach has some very attractive and effective techniques, however, some people have referred to this theoretical approach as a philosophy, not a treatment. While an argument can be made relative to epistemology and methodology, it is obvious to me that the existential approach has not been subjected to tests (e.g.,

Justification in Promoting Marriage in Regards to Mothers

Please help with the following ethics problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. Research demonstrates that pregnant mothers who are married tend to have much lower risk of problems than mothers who are not married. Does this evidence justify the need for society to promote marriage, for the sake of the healthy gr

Evidence-based practice in psychology

Would you explain why evidence-based practice is necessary, and who benefits? What are its strengths and weaknesses? How would a pluralistic approach differ?

Piaget's and Vygotsky's Theories

(1) Describe educational principals derived from Piaget's and Vygotsky's theories. In your opinion, which would be more applicable in an educational setting and why? (2) Describe the impact of child-rearing styles on child development, note cultural variations in child-rearing beliefs and practices.

'False memories' research

I need help with the following: Assess the strengths and limitations of an experimental design and quasi-experimental design. Recommend a quantitative design for 'On False Memories' research. Include a rationale for why that design would be most appropriate. For the designs that you did not choose, state why each one i

Burger (2009): Milgram, research design, validity

I have the following question about Burger theory, related to the article "Replicating Milgram". Just need short answer and explanation to the questions below about the article attached. Did Burger (2009) use random assignment? And how would you characterize the research design of Burger (2009)? Also, which threats to val

Ethical Issues in General Psychology

I need help analyzing the ethical issues related to my area of specialization, General Psychology, with Assessment of Children with behavioral problems. The question posed is: With knowledge comes power. As learners and bearers of knowledge, it is vital to understand that ethical concerns can arise in all areas that you touch

Social Change, Diversity, and Globalization (Marsella)

1. Complete an analysis of how social change is or could be addressed in your MS in Psychology specialization area such as, General Psychology. 2. Explain any global and diversity implications or areas of concern in your specialization (General Psychology). Read the Marsella article, paying particular attention to the in

Capstone Project Questionnaire

We are having to do example of a psychology Capstone Project. The specific problem or issue I am addressing for the Psychology Capstone Project is the psychological effect of peer tutoring or teamship among students in the classroom. We are supposed to create a time line for the project, but I am having trouble thinking of somet

Designing a study using correlational design

Imagine you were conducting research on the relationship between academic performance (e.g., better grades) and different types of music while studying. How would you design the study using a correlational design?

Relativism and Morality

Relativism and Morality In "Some Moral Minima," Lenn Goodman argues that there are certain things that are simply wrong. Do you think Goodman is right? Using specific examples, explore the challenges Goodman presents to relativism. Determine whether you think there are such universal moral requirements. Can you help me wi

Ethics Awareness Inventory CORE

The Ethics Awareness Inventory CORE concepts do not include Kohlberg's stages of moral development. Why do you think that is? What are the Kohlberg's stages? Do you think they concur? Explain your responses.

School of psychology reasearch and practice

Choose a school of psychology research and practice (e.g., Psychoanalysis or Behaviorism) and contrast it with another school of research and practice (e.g., Person-Centered or Cognitive-Behavioral).

Creating a Project Time Line

How do I plan a major project that requires organization and planning by creating a time line? (My topic is ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN WITH BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS). How do I create a time line that is useful in planning the various stages of the project? The assignment will assist in planning and completing a Capstone Project

Importance of Critical Thinking

Explain of the importance of critical thinking and the implications of not questioning information as they relate to a Capstone Project.

Inpatient versus Outpatient treatment

- Describe the fundamental differences between inpatient and outpatient treatment. - Explain for whom and why you would use outpatient treatment as opposed to inpatient treatment.