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Abnormal Psychology

Choosing Interventions

Please help with the following problem about choosing inventions. How would a counseling psychologist choose a specific intervention and where does theory fit into choose, treatment/care plan, the diagnosis, the goal and or objective fit? To what degrees would interventions chosen be based on the characteristics of the clien

Applying Systemic Therapy: Important Features

1. Observe interactions among family members (yours or someone else's). Identify a command and report message and describe it. What was the report, and what do you think was the command, based on what the people did? 2. Finally, articulate the following: What are some of the most important ideas or beliefs that you would have

Cybernetics overview

1. Compare and contrast first-order and second-order cybernetics, citing the qualities and characteristics of each. 2. Describe an interaction you have observed, from a first-order perspective. Then, describe it from a second-order perspective, including yourself in the description, this time. For example: * Firs

Reactance Theory

Reactance theory was proposed by Jack Brehm (1966) in which he concluded that when individuals feel that their freedom is being threatened, they react in an oppositional manner (Brehm & Brehm, 1981). Specific behavioral elements of reactance theory explain that individuals who perceive a threat to their freedom often demonstrate

The importance of goal setting on the job

How does goal-setting affect employee motivation and performance? Cite source(s) to support your analysis. Provide an example to illustrate your point(s). How can you ensure that the goal-setting is meaningful to the employee and not perceived as merely busy-work?

When are dual relationships not harmful?

When are dual relationships not harmful? The general rule is to avoid dual relationships. Those that are permitted are usually when it is un-avoidable (such as in a small town) and clearly not harmfull. However, it is more rare to come up with a situation when a dual relationship would be actually desirable and beneficial.

When are dual relationships not harmful?

When are dual relationships not harmful? The general rule is to avoid dual relationships. Those that are permitted are usually when it is un-avoidable (such as in a small town) and clearly not harmfull. However, it is more rare to come up with a situation when a dual relationship would be actually desirable and beneficial.

The Construct of Self Esteem

This is another discuss question we will be having for my class on self-esteem. Working ahead of my readings. .....Discuss how a Rogerian perspective would explain the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of people with low self-esteem. Explain how this theoretical orientation suggest a means to assist people in overcoming their se

Abnormal behavior causes and treatment

Please help with the following problem about abnormal psychology. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. Discuss causes of abnormal behavior (spiritual, physical, emotional, etc.) and what should be included in treatment of abnormal behavior.

Artificiality in Psychology

What is meant by artificiality in psychology? Do you agree or disagree that psychological experiments are artificial? Explain your answer. What is a single-cause explanation? Why do you think that individuals gravitate towards single-cause explanations to solve lifes mysteries?

Boundary crossings or dual relationships

Please help with the following problem. Is it always possible to prevent boundary crossings or dual relationships? Why or why not? Can you think of situations when these boundaries might be unavoidably crossed, and how it might be handled in the most ethical way?

Short summary for each question; Social learning, Cognitive, Behavioral theory

My theories is behavior and social cognitive. Explain how these theories will influence the future of psychology. Explain if there is a new method that you can apply to or research in psychology. Explain how the information in this presentation affects your worldview. Explain how you used critical or creative thinki

Ethics in Psychological Research-Deception in Research

Examine the issue of deception in research in ethics and psychological research. Address the following items: a. Define ethics b. Discuss the concept of risk/benefit ratio. c. Describe deception in research d. Evaluate the impact of deception in research on psychological research e. Format according to APA standards *Pr

Notes on abnormal psychology

In your examination be sure to address the following items: a. Briefly examine the origins of abnormal psychology. Include challenges to defining and classifying normal and abnormal behavior. b. Provide a brief overview of how abnormal psychology has evolved into a scientific discipline. c. Briefly analyze the psychosocial

Asssumptions in therapy

Compare and contrast the following assumptions underlying each approach Individual Therapy Asks why? Linear cause and effect Meaning of reality objectivity Observer. Couple and family therapy: Asks "what" Reciprocal causality Meaning of reality-subjectivity Observer-Participant

Research Methodology

A. Give two examples, each, of what role research plays in your life, and what role does research play in the field of psychology? b. Describe ethics in relation to research. Why are professional ethics and a healthy understanding of ethics important for research?

Short essay answer: psychotherapies and theories

Module 6 chapter outline module 36 Psychotherapy: Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Cognitive Approaches to Treatment Psychodynamic Approaches to Therapy Behavioral Approaches to Therapy Cognitive Approaches to Therapy module 37 Psychotherapy: Humanistic and Group Approaches to Treatment Humanistic Therapy Interperson

Psychologists Standards of Ethics

It is always unfortunate to hear of these incidents, as they are very disturbing to the employees, and diminish the professional atmosphere. It sounds like it was particularly disturbing to you as it took place in a what should be a professional atmosphere. This raises a question for those of us in the helping professions, p

Falsifiability

What is the importance of falsifiability criteria to psychology? Provide examples.