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Assignment #3 Psychology 111 060 Fall 2010 Dr. Schreier The video Through a Child’s Eyes: September 11, 2001 describes different aspects of personality development and stress and coping. Applying your understanding of these concepts please answer the following three questions. You should format your answers in the order the questions are presented and follow the rubric which will be posted on ctools. This assignment is worth 30 points. Papers should be typed, no longer than 4 pages double-spaced 12” font standard margins and have a cover sheet with your name and U of M ID #. Make sure that sources are cited in the text of your papers and that you have a reference page at the end. In addition, you should include your ID# on every page in case they become separated. You should keep a copy of your assignment on file for the duration of the semester. Papers are due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, November 23rd. 1. Research has indicated that exposure to 9/11 led to the development of significant
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Unformatted text preview: anxiety reactions and responses in children, some of which meet the criteria of a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Please give the definition of PTSD and then identify 3 symptoms of PTSD exhibited in the video with specific examples. (9 points) 2. Based on the discussion of terror management theory in your Weiten text (pp. 517-519) and class, identify two examples in the video which support the findings of this line of research. Make sure to demonstrate how your examples are consistent with the existing research on the behavioral and/or attitude changes which result from increased terror threat and mortality salience. (6 points) 3. Describe the different components of the BASIC model of adaptive coping strategies for children who are exposed to trauma and war. In addition, for each of these five elements provide a specific example in the video which demonstrates how the children utilized these different coping strategies. (15 points)...
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