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ASSIGNMENT 08 C04I Introduction to Psychology




Question;ASSIGNMENT 08;C04I;Introduction to Psychology;Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your;answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise;stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling;and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four;(4) double-spaced pages, refer to the "Assignment Format" page;located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.;Part A;For;Part A of this assignment, choose a movie, book, or television show that;depicts a character or character(s) suffering from mental illness. Write a;paper analyzing a character's illness in terms of one or more of the;theoretical perspectives (e.g., biological, psychoanalytic, cognitive-behavioral;biopsychosocial) presented in the text.;1.;Describe the character's diagnosis in;terms of the DSM-IV. Make sure to include two (2) criteria that the character;meets.;2. Describe;one (1) perspective(s) of mental illness that best explains the development of;the character's symptoms, along with two (2) facts to support your position.;3. Describe;any treatment received by the character. Describe two (2) reasons that you;would recommend similar or different treatment. If the character did not;receive treatment, describe the type of treatment you would recommend with two;(2) supporting facts.;Suggested;movies include;?;Beautiful Mind (2001).;?;Girl, Interrupted (1999).;?;Fatal Attraction (1987).;?;Sybil (1977).;?;One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest;(1975).;?;Play Misty for Me (1971).;Suggested;television shows include;?;Wilfred.;?;Perception.;?;Alphas.;Part B;For;Part B of this assignment, go online to the following Web page:;Take a tour through the slide show, which shows actual footage of the Stanford;Prison study.;After;viewing the slideshow, respond to the following questions. Your response should;be one (1) page in length.;1.;Describe one (1) factor that prevented;good guards" from objecting or countermanding the orders from tough;or bad guards.;2. Describe;one (1) reason why prisoners try to work within the arbitrary prison system to;effect a change in it (e.g., setting up a Grievance Committee), rather than;trying to dismantle or change the system through outside help.;3. Describe;two (2) factors would lead prisoners to attribute guard brutality to the;guards' disposition or character, rather than to the situation.;4.;Was it ethical to conduct this study?;Provide two (2) reasons to support your position.;Grading Rubric;Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the;grading criteria for this assignment.


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