Forum 1: Group 3: Being Sane in an Insane Place
Was Rosenhan setting up the psychiatrists?
No, I dont believe that Rosenhan was setting up the psychiatrists. He was simply
performing an experiment to test his hypothesis that sanity and insanity cannot be
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Question 1 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of stigma?
A. A label applied to a group of people that distinguishes them from others.
Correct B. A label applied to a group of people that breaks the la
Are we overmedicating our children?
This is actually a topic that I feel very passionate about. I do believe that medication could
improve the quality of life for a number of children, especially those suffering from a severe
mental illness such as schizo
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Question 1 of 10
In a study following 13-18 year-olds, structural abnormalities were found in which part of the
brain of those with schizophrenia?
C. prefrontal cortex
D. limbic area
Steps of Personality
1. Is impairment in personality functioning
(self and interpersonal) present or not
2. If so, rate the level of impairment in
self (identity or self-direction) and
interpersonal (empathy or intimacy)
I don't think its cruel and unusual to execute a person who is in an active psychotic state
because if it were a member of my family that James Colburn had killed then I would want him
brought to justice no matter what mental state he was in. Also I don't
What are some common human polymorphisms?
disorder and who
Dudek University of
Difficulty in sustaining attention in
Wisconsin card-sorting task
12.4 % reduction in prefrontal
Poor performance on backward
Working memory deficits
Possibly less temporal gray matter
Dysregulation of do
2/07/2013 Chapter 4
Standards for Resolving Ethical Issues
A. My work has been misused
1. Reasonable awareness
a. Ask for retraction or correction
a. Ask to clarify, fully e
Why do we do what we do?
Nature vs. Nurture
B=F(P+E+PE) x Socio historical forces
Person: individual trait and abilities
Environment: specific situation
Socio historic forces (culture + time)
What is culture?
A unique meaning and info system sha
Miguel Lozano Jr.
1. Describe yourself. Pay particular attention to your attributes that make you different from the
people in your experience.
I am a white, 19 year old male. Technically I am multiracial because my dad is from El Salvador
How to make an ethical decision?
Follow Ethical Theories? May be too narrow
Deontology: black and white; a rule is a rule with no exceptions
Utilitarianism: consequences; ends; justify the means
Communitarianism: all about community; i