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There are four dissociative disorders: Dissociative Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue, Depersonalization Disorder, and Dissociative Identity Disorder. These disturbances are characterized by profound alterations of consciousness and memory. A person’s sense of identity and his/her perception of reality are impaired. 

Locate a professional website that discusses dissociative disorders to assist you in developing your reply to this discussion (such as www.apa.org, www.counseling.org, www.mayoclinic.com or www.nami.org).  Compare and contrast two of the dissociative disorders. In your own words, how would you cope with a loss of memory or identity?  What insights does the source you located provide?

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SolutionsPro here is Part II of the Psychology assignment as we discussed. Thank you.Part II DB Responses (3):Research Based Treatments (From the Instructor)
Hello Everyone,When you are creating your posts for this week, please include Research Based treatment approaches.  This means you have to look up whatever mental illness you have selected and find out what the treatments are.  This part is not an opion but based on research.  This means you will have a citation and reference in your posts if you wish to get full credit.Blake FalkenthalRe:Unit5 – Discussion Board The mental illness that I find most interesting is schizophrenia due to my cousin being affected by it.  The manner in which he changed seemingly overnight from being the person that I knew all my life to someone that was a stranger was bewildering.  However this is rather common affliction to affect the elderly and those reaching middle age (Jablensky, Sartorius Ernberg, 1992).  The amount of factors that have been associated with causing this illness is extremely wide which also leads me to believe that there is not a real known cause and that psychologists are merely finding commonalities between cases.  Psychologists have blamed the cause of schizophrenia on environmental factors such as stress put upon the mother during pregnancy to cannabis use (Chadwick, Hurd & Miller, 2013). I believe that the treatment that my cousin was receiving was ample.  The biggest hurdle he had to cross was he would discontinue the use of his medication after he felt he had leveled out.  Following his stoppage of medication he would relapse to his previous state of hearing auditory hallucinations.  When this occurred he would sometimes have to be put back into a hospital till his medications were able to take effect again.  The overall stigma surrounding the various types of mental illness has changed dramatically within society and is a positive step forward to finding better treatment methods.ReferencesChadwick B., Hurd Y. L. & Miller M. L. (2013). “Cannabis Use during Adolescent Development: Susceptibility to Psychiatric Illness”. Front Psychiatry (Review) 4: 129.doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00129Jablensky A., Sartorius N., Ernberg G. (1992). “Schizophrenia: manifestations, incidence and course in different cultures. A World Health Organization ten-country study”.Psychological Medicine Monograph Supplement 20: 1–97. doi:10.1017/S0264180100000904 Crystal Scott Re:Unit5 – Discussion Board Good morning everyone, One of our starter questions is, “Is addiction ever “cured”?  I personally do not believe it is ever cured, it is controlled and handled by some.  I speak from experience on this one.  My daughter is a recovering cocaine addict.  She had been clean for over a year the second time around, she had a relapse just last week, she now has to start all over.  I hear her all the time telling different people that it is an everyday struggle to fight the urge to use. When things begin to get to much for her and she feels depressed and frustrated she will get that urge.  Or a smell, taste or site of something she encounters will trigger that feeling of wanting to use.  She is  constantly fighting that.  She is a very strong willed young lady, Taurus the bull, so very stubborn also.  She does not like change, at first but will over come it and move on.  So the answer to the question I believe is no, addiction in never cured.  It can be managed with support groups, one on one counseling, and your own will power to better your life.  These are all things that can help, but never cure it. I have meet several friends that have been alcohol free and drug free for 20/30 years and to this day they still go to their support groups and meetings.  They also say it is a never ending battle and only overcome, not cured.   Bernadette Moore Re:Unit5 – Discussion Board What is a mental illness that is interesting to you?  The mental illness that is interesting to me is having a personality disorder of bipolar.  I talk about this illness because this is something that i struggle with daily.Discuss what you think are the best approaches to treatment for the mental illness that you have selected.  My best approaches for this illness in the treatment department has been medication, and out-patient counseling services along with seeing a psych every three months.  These have been successful motives for me and at times i am ok and at times i am having anxiety attacks and seclusion attacks.  I am an all well rounded person but dily life is very hard to control when you deal with stressful life modes everyday.  I keep a strong head for my children because i know there is no other mom like me.Do you feel that modern-day society has appropriate treatments for people who are mentally ill? Why or why not?  I think modern day society do have appropriate treatments but not appropriate diagnostics, not appropriate teachings and understandings of what a mental illness really is and until people learn that then the medication, counseling services, and psych’s are really not useful because these days everyone has to find some type of common ground and some type of stability among others but everyone do not learn or interact the same as others so hopefully with a little more studies and teachings things can get better for people with mental illnesses.                | [removed]class=css-1j18aoo7 years agoclass=css-1j18aoo12.03.2014class=css-1j18aoo15Report Issue


My section is on this: Evolutionary Theory and Interpersonal Skills Weaknesses- Summary of what this looks like.Evolutionary personality theory focuses on the why of behavior, rather than the how of biological models, or the what of descriptive taxonomies. It is “best regarded as a theory about the origins, rather than the content of human nature. It has been described as providing a grand framework that “links the field with what is known about the processes that govern all forms of life [and identifies] the central human goals and the psychological and behavioral strategic means deployed to obtain these goals. Evolutionary psychology is simply psychology that is informed by the additional knowledge that evolutionary biology has to offer, in the expectation that understanding the process that designed the human mind will advance the discovery of its architecture.            Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, with detailed speaker notes, on the strengths and limitations of the assigned theory in explaining individuals’ behavior. Address the following:Describe how the theory affects an individual’s personality.Explain how the theory influences interpersonal relationships.Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines

Kids and Competency

Psychologists often provide recommendations regarding criminal justice practices in an effort to implement more effective reforms. Although each state has provisions for a juvenile justice system due to the fundamental differences between children and adults, many of those states utilize the adult competency standards to determine if a child is able to stand trial for an offense. The National Juvenile Justice Network has produced policy guidelines to help states create separate statutes for determining the competency of a juvenile. After reading “Competency to Stand Trial in Juvenile Court: Recommendations for Policymakers,” as part of your weekly reading assignment, locate and analyze the statutes in a state of your choice (i.e. your state of birth or where you would like to live). State statutes can be found  https://www.law.cornell.edu/states/listing . In your chosen state, did the legislature already create a separate standard for juveniles? Does the adult competency statute mention any differences for juveniles? How would you advise your local politician regarding this issue? Please write no more than two (2) pages, using APA format.

STATE-TRAIT Anxiety Inventory Test (STAI) for Adults Research Paper

Research Report is due 11/17/16 by 15:00 (3:00 pm) USA CST-Minnesota Time no exceptions or excuses please..You are to research the test (State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) for adults and write a report explaining characteristics of the test such as: Who can administer it? How expensive is it? How long does it take to give the test? For what reasons are the test given? Why would or wouldn’t you recommend this test to others? Is it valid and reliable? And much more… In addition, you are to write about the subject area the test is used for so you gain an understanding of why the test is used. For instance, if you choose a Depression screener your report should include information about Depression, symptoms, treatment options etc.  If you choose a test on eating disorders you should include information about various eating disorders. You will also need to make a one page handout regarding your test for your classmates which will include the pertinent information they need as a reference for selecting tests to administer in the future. make a one page handout regarding your test for your classmates which will include the pertinent information they need as a reference for selecting tests to administer in the future. Your paper should be double spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins, New times Roman, all sources must be cited in APA format and it must be a minimum of 4 full pages long not including the cover and reference page. The 4 page requirement does not include your one page handout for the class..

Developmental Psychology

Topic: We like to have things in systems and theories. It gives us a framework to work with as we try to understand the world around us in many areas of life. You will find 5 major developmental theories (3 grand theories and 2 newer theories) presented in your reading assignment. After studying these theories, you will discover that they each have a distinct perspective on human development and how experiences and behaviors change over time. Using your assigned reading and presentations, discuss (in 250-400 words) areas of a theory or theories that work within your Christian worldview or the worldview that you holdGrand Theories                                                          Newer Theories                                   Psychoanalytic theory                                                   Sociocultural theory Behaviorism theory                                                        Humanism theoryCognitive theory

week 3 psy 630 assign

Rapid Review 1
Select a psychoactive drug that is of pharmacological interest to you, but not one you will review as part of your Critical Review. For this paper, you may choose drugs of abuse; however, the paper must focus on the pharmacology of the drug and not on the social or addictive aspects. If you focus on addiction and social impact, your paper will not receive credit.
In addition to the text, research a minimum of three peer-reviewed articles published within the last five years on your selected drug. Prepare a three-page summary of the drug using the PSY630 Rapid Review Example paper (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. as a guide.
In your Rapid Review, analyze and explain the pharmacological aspects of the drug as they relate to the following: neurotransmitters affected, receptors, route of administration, half-life, doses, side effects, drug interactions, contraindications, and other important facets of the drug. Explain these aspects of the drug in terms of the psychiatric disorders indicated for the drug and the issue(s) associated with that use. If there is no accepted therapeutic use for the drug, evaluate and describe the actions of the drug with regard to the abuse process.

The paper:

Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length, excluding title page and references page, and it must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Must include a title page with the following:

Title of paper
Your name
Course name and number
Your instructor’s name
Date submitted

Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must use at least three peer-reviewed sources in addition to the text.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.


Answer each question with at least 70 words
Cite all Sources (Due 5/12/2018)

 1 Action potential is defined as the change in electrical potential associated with the passage of an impulse within the muscle cell membrane or the nerve cell membrane.    what is this action potential and what does it mean for how information gets “from outside us” to “inside us”. 

2 We learned about action potentials and their “all or none” quality. What is synaptic transmission and why is it important? Given examples please. 

3 What are Hormones 

4  Why is plasticity and important part of our “nervous system design”? 

5 What creates addiction in the brain

6 What is Neural plasticity

7 In our nervous system, what is  glia and why is it important

8 What are some laws of  Neuroplasticity