instructions are attached  1. Imagine that a person has a diagnosed panic disorder. Based on the latest research, outline a treatment plan for this

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1. Imagine that a person has a diagnosed panic disorder. Based on the latest research, outline a treatment plan for this person that would have the greatest chance for both short-term and long-term success.

2. What are some problems with using the DSM-5 to diagnose personality disorders? Explain two alternatives to DSM-5 diagnoses that are receiving research attention today.

3. List and describe three important shortcomings of modern intelligence tests.

4. Discuss the concerns and status regarding the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.

5. According to the psychodynamic, behavioral, and cognitive perspectives, what causes obsessive-compulsive disorders?

6. Increasingly, people seeking treatment for mental health reasons are members of managed care programs. How are managed care programs changing how psychological services are provided? Discuss one advantage and one disadvantage of such programs.

7. Based on law established and interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court, list the major rights to treatment that people committed to mental institutions have.

8. Many clinicians view their approach as “eclectic.” What is an eclectic approach to abnormality? Describe at least one example of an eclectic approach to abnormality.

9. What is demonology? How does demonology stand in the way of a more complete understanding of the causes and treatment of psychological abnormality?

10. A major shortcoming of a correlational study is that even when a correlation between two variables is statistically significant, one cannot infer causation. For example, a significant correlation exists between life stress and depression, yet one cannot say for sure that life stress causes depression. Given this major shortcoming, what are some specific reasons one might still wish to conduct a correlational study, as opposed to an experimental study (from which one might infer a cause-and-effect relationship)?

11. Describe the origins of abnormality according to any three of these models: sociocultural, psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic-existential, biological.

12. What are the distinguishing characteristics of autism spectrum disorder? Offer explanations for the cause of this disorder.

13. What are some advantages and disadvantages of using drugs in psychotherapy?

14. Compare and contrast dissociative amnesia and dissociative fugue.

15. Discuss the contributions of three individuals to the treatment of abnormal psychology. Include when and where each lived.

16. Why is psychotherapy so often ineffective in treating the odd personality disorders?


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