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PSYC245: Assignment 1 1 Assignment 1 (100 marks total) Assignment1ismarkedoutof100marksandisworth12.5%ofyourfinalgrade.Theassignmenthas threeparts: Part1:Multiple-ChoiceQuestions (50marks) Part2:True/FalseQuestions (25marks) Part3:Short-AnswerQuestions (25marks) Parts1and2arebaseddirectlyonthetextbookreadingsandrelatedstudyactivities.Part3asksyouto applyyourlearninginUnit1toarelatedcasescenario. SeeAssignmentsforhowtoprepareandsubmitassignmentstoyourtutor. Part 1: Multiple-Choice Questions (50 marks total) Choosetheonealternativethat best completesthestatementoranswersthequestion.Usethemarking sheetprovidedtorecordyouranswers. (1markeach) 1. ________isanecessaryfirststeptowardintroducingordertoanydiscussionofthecauseor treatmentofabnormalbehaviour. a. Epidemiology b. Brainresearch c. Classification d. Labelling 2. Thefactthatbodypiercingsarecommonplacetoday,whileatonetimetheywouldhavebeenviewed asabnormal,illustratesthat: a. Thevaluesofasocietymaychangeovertime. b. Americanculturevaluesindependence. c. Modernsocietyisalwaysopentochange. d. Whatisacceptableformenandwomenisnolongerdifferent. Selected items used in the assignments and practice exam are copyright 2010, 2007, 2004 Pearson Education, Inc. Selected items from the 13th edition of Butcher et al, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY, 2007 are reprinted by permission of Pearson Education, Inc. TRU Open Learning 2 PSYC245: Assignment 1 3. Whatiswrongwithdescribingsomeoneasschizophrenic? a. Suchadefinitivediagnosisisrare. b. Labelsshouldbeappliedtodisorders,nottopeople . c. Thebehaviourofaschizophrenicchangessorapidlythatthisdescriptionis... View Full Document

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