teenage development, many things have fully developed so the next milestones are mainly set by social norms. This plays a key role in my life currently. Subject Area 3: Personality One concept I found interesting and why: MMPI Scales were very interesting. It was cool to see that if a few of the categories were higher, it could mean you had a certain disorder. Such as a high 4 and 7
NAME: Timothy Ngo could mean you are close to insane. One concept I can apply to my life and how: Culture and Personality. I found can apply to my life because my personality and beliefs come from the things we see in our culture and in the environment around us. If you live with good positive energy, then you and your personality will be more positive and happy. Subject Area 4: Suicide Prevention One concept I found interesting and why: Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year. I was interested by this because I assumed there would be less because of the resources out there. However, people don’t open up really about their problems so this seems reasonable. One concept I can apply to my life and how: Being able to see the signs and act appropriately to it, help to save a life. For me personally, I don’t know anyone who is going through depression but if I were to encounter one I would be able to help and if anything, call a suicide hotline to help that person.
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