PSY 210 Week 6 Individual The Response Cycle

PSY 210 Week 6 Individual The Response Cycle

PSY 210 Week 6 Individual The Response Cycle

Review the sexual response cycle located on pp. 429-433 in Ch. 13 of Psychology and the Challenges of Life.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word APA-formatted paper summarizing each phase of the response cycle for males, females, and commonalities for both males and females.

Include a brief description of sexual dysfunctions and common methods of treatment.Everyone differs slightly in what they consider attractive or beautiful. Do you believe certain attributes are universally attractive? What are these attributes? Do you believe one’s sense of beauty is intrinsic or learned? What influence do the media and one’s peers have on the concept of beauty? What other factors influence the perception of attraction?Relationships go through stages of development. Describe how a person moves through each of the five stages of Levinger’s ABC’s of relationships model. As you write your description, include answers to the following questions: What do you think people look for in the attraction stage? How do people work on building a relationship? What are some positive factors that foster the continuation of a relationship? What steps might a couple take to avoid the deterioration phase?


Biomedical and psychotherapy are two basic approaches to treating psychological disorders. A number of approaches fall under the category of psychotherapy, but they all include the following four essential characteristics:


·         Systematic interaction between a client and a therapist

·         Based on psychological theory and research

·         Influences a client’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior

·         Used in treating disorders, adjustment problems, and to foster personal growth


Explain in a 200- to 300-word response the biomedical approach as well as the psychodynamic, humanistic-existential, behavior, and cognitive approaches to psychotherapy listed in your text. 

Respond to the capstone discussion question.

300-500 word Response

Summarize 2-3 of the topics you enjoyed learning about in tis course.


Ch. 8-16 of Majoring in Psychology reviews some of the career possibilities for psychology majors. Which careers in psychology interest you the most? Explain why. What would you need to do to attain one of those careers? Include both short-term and long-term goals.