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Change in mental illness treatment

What is the difference between the ways in which we treat and care for mentally ill patients in the present day and how they were treated 100 years ago? Why do these differences exist? What is the sociocultural theoretical model? How does it relate to the development of the field of abnormal psychology?

Link between homelessness and psychosis?

Question 1: Is there a relationship between psychosis and homelessness? Explain your answer. Question 2: What are the signs of childhood depression? It can be misdiagnosed, please explain.

Dissonance-arousing circumstances and Reactance Theory

1. Describe the Reactance Theory and explain why people sometimes do precisely the opposite of what they are told to do. 2. What are two specific situations or ways of behavior that illustrate dissonance-arousing circumstances? Explain and define cognitive dissonance.


What is the difference between professional ethics and personal ethics? Give Two (2) examples of each.


1: How does the quality of leadership impact employee motivation? 2: How can we as managers/ employees recognize which of Cathcartâ??s (1999) seven inherent values a staff member most identifies with? How might understanding this theory impact your work setting? 3: Which theory of motivation and emotion is the most app

Licensed mental health providers in abnormal psychology

Identifying two licensed professionals in the field of abnormal psychology such as psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and pastoral counselors and examine how these professionals utilize the concepts of abnormal psychology.

Euthanasia or physician assisted suicide

Compare and contrast physician-assisted suicide with euthanasia. Do you believe in a "right" to die? Please also discuss or analysis about the following concepts: - Passive euthanasia - Involuntary enthanasia, nonvoluntary euthanasia, or voluntary euthanasia And your thought.

Ethnic backgrounds

If you are a Native American or Asian-American, how would you describe the general attitude toward those with your racial or ethnic background? Do you feel discriminated against because of your race or ethnic background? If so, provide examples of how this behavior manifests. If not, explain why you believe you are not discr

Organizational Psychologist

What does a practicing organizational psychologist do? How does this compare with what a research organizational psychologist does? Organizations often consider on-staff organizational psychologists as a cost with no revenue return. What can organizational psychologists do to demonstrate their value to organizational leader

Human motivation in the workplace

1. -- What factors should be considered when setting a goal? (e.g., organizationâ??s needs, time, resources, employee sophistication, and the job need.) Explain your thoughts. 2. -- What is the impact of goal setting on employee motivation? How have you experienced or observed goal setting in action? 3. -- When people

Discuss: Intrinsic Motivators and Extrinsic Rewards

Please discuss the following: 1. How can intrinsic motivators and extrinsic rewards blend to maximize productivity? 2. How can you integrate rewards given at all levels of an organization into a company-wide reward system?

Hospice and Pallative Care

I'm looking for information on hospice and palliative care, as well as the implications for home care and social support. What is the single most important challenge for contemporary hospice and palliative care providers? If you were given the opportunity, would you consider using any of the levels of hospice for yourself or a

Racial and Ethnic Background

What have you learned about a person's racial or ethnic background and values from interaction with them, and how do they perceive their place in society and explain why you believe this to be the case.

What is the definition of feminist?

Can you help me to get started with the definitions of the terms feminist and feminism? Summarize these definitions to come up with definitions that correctly define both and write about what have you learned about the perceptions of feminism.

Workplace Motivation

Examine how various motivational strategies affect productivity in a selected workplace of your own or one with which you are very familiar. Include an explanation of organizational efforts to improve performance, employees' resistance to increasing productivity, and the management's philosophy of motivation and its practices.

Comparison of personality disorders

Question 1: Are anxiety disorders over-treated with medication? Explain your answer. Question 2: What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? How can this disorder be managed? Reference Hansell, J. & Damour, L. (2008). Abnormal psychology (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.

Questions about human motivation

Are extraverts and introverts born (through genetics) or made (through experience and learning)? Explore and explain. Extrinsic rewards can have positive effects on motivation and behavior, and extrinsic rewards can have negative effects on motivation and behavior. Explain how both statements can be true. Can we volunt

Psychology Problem

Here is the question... 1. Assume an individual engages in behaviors that are in conflict with their stated religious beliefs and they experience dissonance. What impact might this have on their beliefs? What might allow people to productively resolve that dissonance?