Clinical Assessment Using DSM-IV Classifications

Mr. and Mrs. Lawson brought their 4-year-old adopted daughter, Clara, to see Dr. Mason, a psychiatrist. Clara was polite in greeting Dr. Mason, but did not smile and kept her gaze down as she took a seat. Mr. and Mrs. Lawson sat next to Clara and began explaining their concerns. They described Clara as a... Continue Reading →

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Personal Experiences: Personality

Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Do you think this event changed your personality? If it has changed your personality, how has your personality been changed? If the event has not changed your personality, why not? Never mind the details, but when I was 15 I dropped out of school and went... Continue Reading →

History of Modern Personality Psychology

Directions: Using the matrix, list at least five events or major concepts from each of the three periods in the history of modern personality psychology. 1930 - 1950 †Up until the 1930s American psychology was considered nomothetic because it only tested general principals and laws of behavior. On the other hand, personality theorists pointed to... Continue Reading →

Fostering Hope Presentation

Slide 1 Notes As I read the opening section to this chapter I had to admit that I sympathize most with Martin Luther when he said, “Everything that is done in the world is done by hope” (Bolt, 2004, 159). Hope is that mechanism which can bring about the future in our minds before it... Continue Reading →

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