Managing psychological pain

For some adolescents, experiencing physical pain becomes a regular practice for managing psychological pain Whether used as a coping mechanism, a way to express anger, or to deal with intense emotional pain, self-harming is often a call for help. In school settings, faculty and staff are charged with protecting students, but how can they protect […]

Cultural perception

Cultural perception For this Discussion, review this week’s resources, including the Petrakis Family video case. Consider the cultural influences depicted in the video and how Helen and the intern’s ethnic and racial identities might be relevant to their interaction. Then, think about any video evidence of the intern’s perception of Helen’s culture and how it […]

Ethical Issues during Forensic Assessments

Assignment 2: RA: Ethical Issues during Forensic Assessments When conducting forensic assessments, it is important for forensic mental health professionals to have a thorough understanding of the following: Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct Including 2010 Amendments Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology: Adopted by APA Council of Representatives Ethical issues are commonly present […]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

So106 and ps260 Abnormal Psychology Question 1 Abnormal Psychology 1 or 2 paragraphs Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has recently been removed from the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM and is classified as a completely separate diagnostic category. This change was due to several reasons: Characteristics different from other anxiety disorders Prevalence […]

Working with Families

Psychology 2 Families are as unique as the individuals who form them. While you may utilize the same or similar techniques, while working with family systems (through the steps in the GIM and related practice skills), it is also important to recognize that each family has its own unique needs and experiences in the world. […]

Errors in Reasoning

Errors in Reasoning In this assignment, you will select one of the claims listed below. Using what you know about the topic, describe at least four claims that might commonly be made that display some of the errors in reasoning covered in this module’s readings. You may have to do a bit of research to […]

Argument Paper Section

Argument Paper Section 1 Your local town is addressing the following issues in its law-making: Should people under 18 be subjected to legal curfews or restricted driving privileges? Should libraries be required to install filtering software or otherwise censor the materials that they provide? Should insurance companies in your state be required to pay for […]

Broccoli is yucky

For each of the sentences below, determine if it is an argument. For those that are arguments, identify the premises and the conclusion For each of the sentences below, determine if it is an argument. For those that are arguments, identify the premises and the conclusion. With regard to argumentation, define what a premise and conclusion […]

Aggression and Violence in the Media

PSY 110 Week 8 Assignment 2 Aggression and Violence in the Media Reflect on two to three (2-3) TV shows in which characters demonstrate aggression or violence. Consider the context in which this aggression or violence occurred and ways in which it can lead to desensitization. Write a one to two (1-2) page paper in […]

Between the World and Me

psych 103 Between the World and Me By Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me  is Ta-Nehisi Coates’s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to  his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son—and readers—the story of  his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series  of revelatory experiences, from […]