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PSY 410 Week 1-5 Entire Course ALL Study Guides –

PSY 410 Week 1-5 Entire Course ALL Study Guides –


WEEK 1:

Includes 1,012 words with 2 references in correct APA format.

 

Prepare a 900- to 1,500-word paper in which you examine the field of abnormal psychology.  Address the following items:

  • Briefly examine the origins of abnormal psychology.  Include challenges to defining and classifying normal and abnormal behavior.
  • Provide a brief overview of how abnormal psychology has evolved into a scientific discipline.
  • Briefly analyze the psychosocial, biological/medical, and sociocultural theoretical models related to the development of abnormal psychology.

 

 

WEEK 2:

Includes 1,368 words with 4 references in correct APA format.

 

Learning Team Assignment: Anxiety, Mood/Affective, Dissociative/Somatoform Paper

 

Prepare a  1,050 to 1,500-word paper in which you analyze the biological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components of any two disorders covered in this Week’s readings. 1) Provide a definition of the disorder and the DSM-IV symptom criteria 2) various/possible etiologies (consider bio/psych/socialcultural factors) 3) various possible treatments (consider bio/psycho/socialcultural factors)

 

 

WEEK 3:

Includes 1,266 words with 2 references in correct APA format.

 

Learning Team Assignment: Eating, Substance Abuse Disorders Paper

 

Prepare a  1,050 to 1,500-word paper in which you analyze the biological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components of any two disorders covered in this Week’s readings. 1) Provide a definition of the disorder and the DSM-IV symptom criteria 2) various/possible etiologies (consider bio/psych/socialcultural factors) 3) various possible treatments (consider bio/psycho/socialcultural factors)

 

 

WEEK 4:

Includes 1,088 words with 7 references in correct APA format.

 

Learning Team Assignment: Schizophrenia and Psychosis and Lifespan Development Paper

 

Prepare a  1,050 to 1,500-word paper in which you analyze the biological, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components of any two disorders covered in this Week’s readings. 1) Provide a definition of the disorder and the DSM-IV symptom criteria 2) various/possible etiologies (consider bio/psych/socialcultural factors) 3) various possible treatments (consider bio/psycho/socialcultural factors)

 

 

WEEK 5:

 

Includes 1,053 words with 4 references in correct APA format.

 

Individual Assignment: Practical Applications Paper

 

Prepare a 1,050- 1,500 word paper, in which you analyze the application of abnormal psychology. Address the following in your paper:

 

  • Identify two licensed professions that you are interested in learning more about in the field of abnormal psychology such as psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and pastoral counselors.
  • Discuss the practice/clinical work of each of these professions (i.e., the type of work they do, type of clients/patients they see, type of treatment they provide).
  • Identify the educational and licensure requirements for both professions you have chosen. The license requirements will vary for each state, therefore, identify the licensure requirements for your current state of residence or the state you would like to practice in. You may use the state’s Psychologist licensing board website as a source. This is the only web site you are allowed to use as a source in your paper.  If you need assistance in locating your state’s Psychologist licensing board website, please ask the instructor for assistance.
  • Analyze the legal and ethical issues related to licensed and unlicensed professionals in the field of abnormal psychology.