PSY 270 Week 3 DQ 1
PSY 270 Week 3 DQ 1
Surveys suggest that up to 4% of the U.S. population suffers from generalized anxiety disorder. How are anxiety disorders viewed by various psychological perspectives such as psychodynamic, biological, cognitive, and humanistic? With which perspective do you most agree? With which do you least agree? Explain your answers.How do phobias differ from fears? What types of phobias affect a person’s ability to function normally in society? How is his or her ability to function in society affected? What may cause a person to develop a phobia?
The questions you develop in this week’s CheckPoint will be used in your final project. Once you receive feedback on these ten questions, make any necessary revisions and save a copy of these questions to be turned in Week Nine.
Resource: Clinical Interview section on pp. 69–70 of Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology
Review the information on clinical interviews on pp. 69–70.
Write 10 questions you would ask to learn more about a person’s problems, feelings, relationships, and background.
Many people become depressed at some point in their lives, but when these feelings interfere with an individual’s ability to live a normal life and persist for an extended period, the individual should seek professional help. Some individuals not only experience depression but also extreme highs, known as mania, making it more difficult to live a normal, productive life.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper outlining the differences between unipolar and bipolar disorders.
Address the underlying causes of unipolar and bipolar disorders. What symptoms would indicate that an individual may be suffering from a unipolar or bipolar disorder? What treatments are available for individuals who suffer from unipolar or bipolar disorders?
Provide at least two references to support your research.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.Anorexia and bulimia are serious problems with devastating effects. Both are eating disorders, but each has distinct characteristics. What are some differences between these two disorders? How do these disorders affect the people who suffer from them? What leads a person to become either anorexic or bulimic? Are the causes internal, external, or both? Explain your answers