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  1. PSY 410 UOP Course Material - psy410dotcom

  2. PSY 410 Entire Course PSY 410 UOP Course Material PSY 410Week 1 Discussion Question 1 PSY 410Week 1 Discussion Question 2 PSY 410 Week 1 Individual Assignment Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology Paper According to Hansell and Damour (2008), what six core concepts continue to shape the field of abnormal psychology? What is the purpose of these concepts? What role do they play in understanding abnormal psychology and mental illness? PSY 410 Week 1 Discussion Question 1

  3. PSY 410 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 PSY 410 UOP Course Material In this class, we will be exploring different possible etiologies (causes) for many different mental illnesses. We will also explore factors that can influence (in a positive or negative manner) a mental illness that already exists. In doing so, we must first understand the basic categories. 1. Individual Assignment: Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology • Prepare a 900- to 1,500-word paper in which you examine the field of abnormal psychology. Address the following items: o Briefly examine the origins of abnormal psychology. Include challenges to defining and classifying normal and abnormal behavior PSY 410 Week 1 Individual Assignment Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology Paper

  4. PSY 410 UOP Course Material • PSY 410 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 The Somatoform Disorders consist of: Somatization Disorder, Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder, Conversion Disorder, Pain Disorder, Hypochondriasis, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Somatoform Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. Choose two of these Somatoform Disorders; describe both disorders and compare and contrast them. Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder) is complicated disorder that involves the development of different personalities through dissociated mental states. What does the research state about the origins of this disorder? PSY 410 Week 2 Discussion Question 2

  5. PSY 410 UOP Course Material • PSY 410 Week 2 Team Assignment Anxiety, Mood Affective Paper 1. 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 You have probably noticed there are many disorder that have similar and/or overlapping symptoms. Making a differential diagnosis requires that you rule out competing diagnoses that are very similar. Often times, Anorexia and Bulimia can be confused, particularly when you consider there are subtypes of Anorexia. PSY 410 Week 3 Discussion Question 1

  6. PSY 410 UOP Course Material • PSY 410 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 Please post your response to this Discussion Question by replying to this post. Please choose 2 Personality disorders to discuss. What is the etiology (cause of): Learning Team Assignment 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) PSY 410 Week 3 Team Assignment Eating, Substance Abuse Disorders

  7. PSY 410 UOP Course Material • PSY 410 Week 4 Discussion Question 1 There has been a significant increase in the rate of diagnosis of ADHD. How is ADHD properly diagnosed? What other disorders need to be ruled out when considering a diagnosis of ADHD? The rates of dementia diagnoses are on the rise for several different types of dementia. What are the reasons for this increase? Alzheimer's Disease, a type of dementia, can be diagnosed by physicians or psychologists. How is Alzheimer's disease diagnosed? PSY 410 Week 4 Discussion Question 2

  8. PSY 410 UOP Course Material • PSY 410 Week 4 Team Assignment Schizophrenia and Psychosis and Lifespan Development Paper Learning Team Assignment: 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) How are education and training different among various mental health professionals (Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Marriage and Family Counselor, and Social Worker)? What does scope of practice mean? How is it relevant to competency and type of care provided? PSY 410 Week 5 Discussion Question 1

  9. PSY 410 UOP Course Material • PSY 410 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 In this class, we will be exploring different possible etiologies (causes) for many different mental illnesses. We will also explore factors that can influence (in a positive or negative manner) a mental illness that already exists. In doing so, we must first understand the basic categories. 1. Individual Assignment: Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology • Prepare a 900- to 1,500-word paper in which you examine the field of abnormal psychology. Address the following items: o Briefly examine the origins of abnormal psychology. Include challenges to defining and classifying normal and abnormal behavior PSY 410 Week 1 Individual Assignment Historical Perspectives of Abnormal Psychology Paper

  10. PSY 410 UOP Course Material