PSY 265 Week 8 DQ 1

PSY 265 Week 8 DQ 1

PSY 265 Week 8 DQ 1

Your instructor will divide the class into four clusters and assign each cluster a theoretical perspective on paraphilias. Look for a post containing the roster list for the discussion clusters and the thread-starter posts from the instructor. Join your designated threads to discuss the assigned theoretical perspective.


Post your response to the following: Summarize the theoretical perspective on paraphilias assigned by your instructor. How would this theoretical perspective approach possible treatment of paraphilias?

Post your answers to the following: Many parents do not have a background in childhood development and may not recognize that there are normal childhood sexual behaviors. In 200 to 300 words, review sexual behaviors associated with the stages of childhood development. Include in your discussion examples of behavior related to the following stages of development: infancy, early childhood, preadolescence, and adolescence.

Identify four possible treatments for sex offenders. Answer the Critical Thinking question on p. 631(Ch. 18).What are the effects of the media’s portrayal of sexuality on adolescents’ sexual lives? What are some negative and some positive effects of the media’s portrayal of sexuality? How has the media’s portrayal of sexuality affected your life?Final Project: Personal Response on Sexual Identity

Resource: Appendix A

Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]

Construct a 1,400- to 1,750-word personal response, formatted according to APA guidelines, analyzing the development of your own sexuality. Address the following topics in your paper:

Relate value systems and critical thinking to your sexual decision making before and after this course.

Describe the effect of environment and historical perspectives on your sexuality.

Discuss the development of your gender identity.

Analyze the effect of attraction and love in your relationships.

Discuss another topic of this course that is interesting and useful to you. Relate this topic to your life.

Post your personal response as an attachment.