Provide your synopsis of the differences and similarities between the efficacy and the
effectiveness of psychotherapy in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) as indicated in the article.
Efficacy and effectiveness are given slightly different definitions for
Provide a synopsis of the controversy over the inclusion and exclusion of particular paraphilias
in the DSM.
Paraphilia is the term used to describe recurrent sexual fantasies, desires, or acts that are not
considered to be traditional or normal, and that
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is defined as a recurring pattern of negative,
defiant, hostile, disrespectful, and disobedient behavior towards people placed in an
authoritative role. Factors of ODD suggest the symptoms can be placed into three
Social constructivist perspective of psychopathology mainly focuses on observing how people
view and understand the world, how they make sense and explain what happens in it each day,
as well as the social and political processes which influence these vie
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Question 1 of 25
According to the authors of the journal article for Forum 3, recipients of social support
A. very pleased
B. sometimes worse off
Answer Key: B
Question 2 of 25
What is the hypothesis providing the foundation for the study described in the journal
Physical tremors and other motor function abnormalities are linked to later psychosis in life. This
premise is based on the hypothesis that the physical abnorm
Describe your understanding of the 2 forms of relaxation therapy (RT) noted in
The two forms of relaxation therapy used in the treatment of generalized anxiety
disorder (GAD), and panic disorder (PD): first, progressive relaxation technique;
What are the advantages and limitations of viewing addictive behavior as diseases? As learned
behaviors? As immoral and sinful?
Addiction is considered a disease which crosses all socio-economic boundaries. Half of the reason
behind addiction is directly
Provide a synopsis of the differences and similarities between the efficacy and the effectiveness
of psychotherapy in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) as indicated in the article. What are the
According to the article the comparing the differ
Question 1 of 43
Limitations of the Minami et al. Forum 1 journal article called for caution in interpretation of the
Answer Key: True
Question 2 of 43
According to the list of psychiatric disorders provided in the DSM
Compare and contrast oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder
According to the DSM IV, conduct disorder (CD) is characterized by serious misbehavior by a
child. The behavior can be either aggressive or nonaggressive, but is generally found to be
Outline the major features of the Five-Factor Model of general personality structure (350 500
The five factor model outlines five basic, broad, personality traits that are consistently seen in
individuals in all societies. The five basic traits ar
Compare and contrast this research to prior studies as described in the article. That is, according
to the researchers, what makes this study unique?
The article described several different key elements which were discussed to show just how
unique their s
Provide an overview of the history of "learning disorders." (350-500 words).
Please feel free to elaborate.
Learning disorders is a word which was not always used to describe a person who
suffered from generalized neurodevelopmental challenges which inter
What role does a sociocultural model of psychopathology have in the context of the
In this study the sociocultural model of psychology is used to analyze the social reaction to
those members of society with mental diseases, are handicapped
What do the authors claim as the basis for this study? What is the purpose?
This study is focusing on the high diagnosis rate of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or
ADHD, and draws into question the validity of the diagnosis when applied to adult
According to the course text, the number of children through adolescence with SED (severe and
impairing emotional disorders and/or behavioral problems) is signficant.
1. Explain the 2 dimensions of conceptualizing these disorders.
There are two ways that
Compare and contrast this research to prior studies as described in the article. That is,
according to the researchers, what makes this study unique?
The research is based on the attachment theory of parenting, wherein a person receives a large
What is the hypothesis providing the foundation for the study described in the journal article?
The hypothesis providing the foundation for the study described in the journal article poses the
question of is there a link or correlation between movement ab
Consider the statement, "psychopathology research serves psychotherapy research" from Chapter 7
in the course text. Explain that statement and provide a synopsis of the pros and cons of conducting
psychotherapy research, how it may be most valuable, and w
Explain the 2 dimensions of conceptualizing these disorders.
According to the text symptoms of common mental disorder in children and adolescents
are organized into two broader dimensions which are known as: externalizing and
Describe the effects of genetic abnormalities affecting dopamine activity in relationship to the
development of schizophrenia
After years of research attempting to find the cause of schizophrenia, researchers have found
genetic influences from multiple ge
After reading the journal article for Week 8 Capstone DB7, please respond to the following:
1. What role, if any, does a socio-cultural model of psychopathology have in the context of the study?
Explain. I am not sure of the an