From the e-Activity, describe one (1) situation in your life from the past several years that required adjustment according to the Ecological theory.Discuss one to two (1-2) examples from your situation that apply to each of Bronfenbrenner’s five (5) environmental systems: microsystem, mesosystem, exosystem, macrosystem, and chronosystem.week 2From the e-Activity and textbook, choose two (2) of the six (6) strategies for increasing self-esteem as described in the text Next, describe one (1) situation in which you used the two (2) strategies that you chose and determine if the two (2) strategies used were successful. Justify your responseSelect one (1) stressful event in your life. From the e-Activity, discuss how psychosocial stressors related to this event can interact with your behavioral risk factors and how this, in turn, can lead to chronic health problems. Note: Discussion responses may include information from your personal life, discussion about your friends’ or family members’ lives, or examples from life in general. You are not required to solely use personal examples if you are not comfortable doing so.Note: Discussion responses may include information from your personal life, discussion about your friends’ or family members’ lives, or examples from life in general. You are not required to solely use personal examples if you are not comfortable doing soweek 4Coping Styles” Please respond to the following:From the e-Activity and your textbook, identify which of the categories in the different classifications of coping strategies best describes your coping style. Describe how you have used this coping style in recent months. Determine whether or not the coping style was effective. Justify your responseSelect one (1) of the following concepts to examine: in-group / out-group, bystander effect, conformity, nonconformity, foot-in-the-door strategy, or door-in-the-face strategy. Next, describe one (1) situation in which you observed the concept chosen. (Situations can be anything from observing people in a grocery store to interacting with your children or a colleague, among many others.) Then, identify the concept you observed and discuss how it relates to the situation.week 6″Parenting Styles” Please respond to the following:Select two (2) of Diana Baumrind’s parenting styles, as discussed in the text. Compare and contrast two (2) similarities and two (2) differences of the styles you chose. Next, describe the effectiveness of each of the styles.week 7″Aging” Please respond to the following:From the self-assessment and e-Activity, discuss the overall manner in which your results from the self-assessment relate to the Nun Study. Next, choose two (2) strategies discussed in the video that you could implement in the next three (3) months to improve your wellness and longevity. Justify your response.week 8″Gender Stereotypes” Please respond to the following:From the e-Activity, discuss at least two (2) ways in which gender stereotyping has harmed society in social, economic, and cultural terms. Suggest two to three (2-3) examples of such harm in action in your response. Justify your response.Note: Discussion responses may include information from your personal life, discussion about your friends’ or family members’ lives, or examples from life in general. You are not required to solely use personal examples if you are not comfortable doing so.week 9″Labeling and Mental Disorders” Please respond to the following:From the e-Activity, identify the major advantages and disadvantages of labeling a person with a mental disorder. Next, describe how culture can influence our perceptions of mental disorders. Justify your response.WEEK 10 discusssion”Mental Disorder Treatments” Please respond to the following:Select one (1) mental disorder that intrigues you the most, then suggest a treatment approach for the disorder you selected based on evidence discussed in the textbook related to the treatment of mental disorders. Next, discuss three (3) strategies to help individuals with your chosen disorder adjust to their lives. Justify your response.week 11 discussions”Wrap Up” Please respond to the following:Discuss two (2) ways in which this course has helped you adjust to being a college student. Then describe how you plan to apply at least two strategies to other areas of your life.• tion 10 out of 2 pointsNow that Jesse has had a psychology class in college, he recognizes astrology as:Answer• Question 22 out of 2 pointsWhich of the following factors was found to have the strongest link with subjective well-being?Answer• Question 32 out of 2 pointsAn accurate description of behavior should include:Answer• Question 40 out of 2 pointsThe scientific method involves a prediction that can be tested. This prediction is called a(n):Answer• Question 52 out of 2 pointsBy thinking about our motives, values, preferences, and eccentricities, we are engaging inAnswer• Question 60 out of 2 pointsBehavior is to mental processes as __________ is to __________.Answer• Question 70 out of 2 pointsThe _________ variable is a measure of the results of an experiment.Answer• Question 80 out of 2 pointsCritical thinkers are more likely to:Answer• Question 92 out of 2 pointsAccording to your textbook, what are the goals of psychology?Answer• Question 102 out of 2 pointsThe culture in which one lives is considered one’s ______.Answer quiz 2qestion 12 out of 2 pointsCorrectAccording to Stephen Covey, a good exercise for clarifying one’s values is to take one minute and answer this question:AnswerQuestion 20 out of 2 pointsIncorrect__________ is a therapy based on Zen Buddhism and focuses on accepting feelings, knowing one’s purpose, and doing what needs to be done.Question 30 out of 2 pointsA person from China or Japan would tend to revere possible selves that:strengthen the groups to which they belong.Question 42 out of 2 pointsSelf-esteem is sometimes referred to as one’s:Question 52 out of 2 points________ are standards that we apply to determine the worth of things, ideas, or events.Question 60 out of 2 pointsOne’s identity status is determined by the existence or extent of one’s:Question 72 out of 2 pointsAccording to Rogers, adjustment is most likely to occur when there is congruence between the ______ and _____ selves.Question 82 out of 2 pointsNarcissistic individuals tend to be unaware of their _______ and how others perceive them.Question 92 out of 2 pointsThe link between self-esteem and happiness is stronger in:Question 100 out of 2 points________ is an individual’s perception of his or her abilities, personality, and other attributes and consists of one’s overall thoughts and feelings about his/her characteristics.quiz 3· estion 12 out of 2 pointsAccording to the findings of the Chicago Stress Project, the high-stress business executives who had high levels of hardiness, exercise, and social support were:Answer· Question 22 out of 2 pointsTo maintain their standard of living, today’s workers in America are working ____________ than in the past decades.Answer· Question 30 out of 2 pointsWhat are the stages of the general adaptation syndrome?Answer· Question 40 out of 2 pointsWhich of the following is the BEST summary of the relationship between stress and the immune system functioning?Answer· Question 50 out of 2 pointsWhen people move into the larger culture but maintain many aspects of their distinctive cultural identity, the people have adapted to the new culture through:Answer· Question 60 out of 2 points__________ occurs when stimuli become so intense that one can no longer cope with them.Answer· Question 70 out of 2 pointsIn ____________, individuals evaluate their resources and determine how effectively they can be used to cope with the event.Answer· Question 80 out of 2 points*Recent research reveals that the trait of _______ is more precisely linked with heart disease.Answer· Question 92 out of 2 pointsWhen many groups merge to form a new society, the new society is often called a “melting pot,” which is an example of adaptation through:Answer· Question 100 out of 2 points_______________ is the belief that you can master a situation and produce positive outcomes.Answerquiz 4According to research, happy people often:Answer· n 12 out of 2 pointsA program offered at the university assists students in developing skills they need to control their own lives. The program gives students increased:Answer· Question 22 out of 2 pointsSelf-talk is based on the idea that:Answer· Question 32 out of 2 pointsMeditation, relaxation techniques, and biofeedback are three techniques that have been used in ____________ programs.Answer· Question 42 out of 2 points_____________ is the ability to modify coping strategies to match the demands of the situation.Answer· Question 52 out of 2 pointsBiofeedback, meditation, and relaxation all have in common the fact that they:Answer· Question 62 out of 2 pointsThe process of __________ focuses on modifying the thoughts, ideas, and beliefs that maintain our problems.Answer· Question 72 out of 2 pointsAccording to research, the BEST orientation is to possess:Answer· Question 82 out of 2 pointsHaving a buddy in a self-control program serves the purpose of:Answer· Question 92 out of 2 pointsAccording to research, happy people often:Answer· Question 100 out of 2 pointsAccording to research, seeing things too accurately, for some people, can lead to:Answer· Question 100 out of 2 pointsAccording to research, seeing things too accurately, for some people, can lead to:Answerquiz 5·Your _______ is the way you define yourself in terms of your group membership.Answer· Question 22 out of 2 points___________ are evaluations of people, objects, and ideas.Answer· Question 32 out of 2 pointsOur thoughts about why people behave in the ways they do are known as:Answer· Question 42 out of 2 points___________ is a change in a person’s behavior to coincide more closely with a group standard.Answer· Question 52 out of 2 pointsWhich area of social psychology involves how people select, interpret, remember, and use social information?Answer· Question 60 out of 2 pointsThe real subject in Milgram’s classic obedience study was the:Answer· Question 72 out of 2 points____________ is an unjustified negative attitude toward an individual based on the individual’s membership in a group.Answer· Question 80 out of 2 pointsTrustworthiness, power, attractiveness, likability, and expertise are all credibility characteristics of the:Answer· Question 92 out of 2 pointsTelevision, radio, and newspapers are examples of which component of persuasion?Answer· Question 102 out of 2 points_____________ is the process of acting in a way that presents a desired image.Answerquiz 7uestion 12 out of 2 pointsThe average income of retired Americans is _____ what they earned when they were fully employed.Answer• Question 22 out of 2 points__________ involve people’s efforts to cultivate meaningful, optimal experiences.Answer• Question 30 out of 2 pointsAccording to Piaget, the highest stage of thinking is the ________ stage.Answer• Question 40 out of 2 pointsAccording to Erikson, the task of early adulthood (20’s, 30’s) is to develop:Answer• Question 50 out of 2 pointsAccording to your textbook, men:Answer• Question 62 out of 2 points________ is the global term for any neurological disorder in which the primary symptoms involve a deterioration of mental functioning.Answer• Question 70 out of 2 pointsThe life expectancy of individuals born today in the United States is:Answer• Question 80 out of 2 pointsAccording to Baltes and Smith, successful self-regulation in aging involves the three processes of:Answer• Question 90 out of 2 pointsThe ___________ theory states that aging in the body’s hormonal system can lower resilience to stress and increase the likelihood of disease.Answer• Question 102 out of 2 points__________ is the emotional numbness, disbelief, separation anxiety, despair, sadness, and loneliness that accompany the loss of someone we love.Answerquiz 8· uestion 12 out of 2 pointsThe highest percentages of educated women are found in which three countries?Answer· Question 20 out of 2 points_________ is the presence of a high degree of feminine and masculine characteristics in the same individual.Answer· Question 30 out of 2 pointsIn his research, William Pollack refers to the “boy code,” which:Answer· Question 42 out of 2 pointsThinking of people as “people” rather than as masculine, feminine or androgynous is important to the concept known as:Answer· Question 52 out of 2 pointsA___________ is a cognitive structure, a network of associations, which organizes the world in terms of female and male and guides a person’s perceptions, thinking, and behavior.Answer· Question 60 out of 2 pointsIt is _____ that makes men and women appear so different in their helping behavior.Answer· Question 72 out of 2 pointsWhich of the following theories would be considered a cognitive theory of gender development?Answer· Question 82 out of 2 pointsGeneral beliefs about females and males are known as:Answer· Question 92 out of 2 points_________ individuals are considered the least competent of the four gender-role orientations.Answer· Question 100 out of 2 pointsThe characteristics of being independent, aggressive, and power-oriented are termed _______ traits and are associated with the traditional _______ role.Answerquiz 9· Question 12 out of 2 points____________ is an anxiety disorder marked by the recurrent sudden onset of intense apprehension or terror.Answer· Question 20 out of 2 points___________ are psychological disorders that feature motor tension, hyperactivity, and apprehensive expectations and thoughts.Answer· Question 30 out of 2 pointsThe medical model asserts that abnormal behavior is caused by:Answer· Question 40 out of 2 pointsObsessions are to _______ as compulsions are to _______.Answer· Question 52 out of 2 points__________ is characterized by bizarre motor behavior, which sometimes takes the form of a completely immobile stupor, although even in the stupor state the person is fully conscious of what is happening around them.Answer· Question 62 out of 2 pointsThe classification of mental disorders using the DSM-IV-TRfollows the ________ model.Answer· Question 72 out of 2 pointsMultiple personality disorder is also known as:Answer· Question 82 out of 2 pointsThe four types of schizophrenia include:Answer· Question 90 out of 2 points____________ is characterized by delusions of reference, grandeur, and persecution.Answer· Question 102 out of 2 pointsWhat is the relationship between genetics and the risk of developing schizophrenia?Answerquiz 10· Question 12 out of 2 pointsDrugs are mainly used to treat which of the following disorders?Answer· Question 20 out of 2 pointsContemporary psychoanalytic approaches, unlike Freud’s psychoanalysis, recognize the role of:Answer· Question 30 out of 2 points_______ is the most common form of biological therapy.Answer· Question 40 out of 2 points___________therapies encourage people to understand themselves and to grow personally as well as emphasizing people’s self-healing capacities.Answer· Question 50 out of 2 pointsAn ethics code of mental health care professionals typically includes:Answer· Question 62 out of 2 points_________ therapies emphasize that individuals’ thoughts are the main source of abnormal behavior and psychological problems.Answer· Question 70 out of 2 pointsIn seeking professional help, it is important to:Answer· Question 80 out of 2 pointsLithium is the most widely prescribed drug for treating:Answer· Question 90 out of 2 pointsResearch that evaluates the effectiveness of a psychotherapy includes a comparison group known as the:Answer· Question 102 out of 2 points___________ are treatments to reduce or eliminate the symptoms of psychological disorders by altering the way an individual’s body functions.AnswerClick the link above to submit your assignment.Students, please view the “Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment” in the Student Center.Instructors, training on how to grade is within the Instructor Center.Assignment 1: Personal Reflection Journal EntryDue in Week 4 and worth 175 pointsIn this assignment, you will review your current level of adjustment.Write a one to two (1-2) page paper in which you:Reflect on how well you are:adjusting to your life in terms of subjective well-being, diversity, contexts, and / or thinking critically.balancing your priorities, specifically with home, work, school, recreation, and / or family.developing your identity, specifically self-esteem, self-concept, ethnicity, and / or gender.coping with stress, specifically social support, multiple coping strategies, and / or self-control.Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; Since the only resources you will be using for this assignment are the article and your textbook, you need not include a reference page. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length.ssignment 2: Adjustment Case StudyDue in Week 8 and worth 230 pointsGo to NPR’s StoryCorps Website, located at http://www.npr.org/series/4516989/storycorps. Read two (2) articles that were published within the last two (2) months that focus on individuals with major adjustment issues.Next, use the textbook and / or Strayer Library to research evidence-based strategies to help with adjustment. Consider strategies that relate to stress and coping, gender, stages of life, cultural and social issues, and health.When referencing the selected stories, please use this format:Standard Format:Title of the story [Audio file]. (Year, Month Day). Retrieved from website url.Example:A homeless teen finds solace in a teacher and a recording [Audio file]. (2014, March 7). Retrieved fromhttp://www.npr.org/2014/03/07/286921391/a-homeless-teen-finds-solace-in-a-teacher-and-a-recording.In-Text Citation Format:The in-text citation for a selected story is an abbreviated version of the title and the year of publication. The abbreviation contains the first three words of the title.Example:(A homeless teen,” 2014).Textbook Citation Format:Author’s Name. (Date of publication). Title of the resource. Publisher information.Example:Santrock, J. (2006). Human adjustment: 2007 custom edition. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.Write a three to six (3-6) page paper in which you:Summarize the two (2) articles you selected from the NPR Website.Describe the major adjustment issues discussed in each story.Examine at least three (3) evidence-based strategies from the selected articles that could help the individuals enhance their adjustment skills.Recommend the evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the selected articles. Provide a rationale for your response.Use at least four (4) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources.Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; Since the only resources you will be using for this assignment are the article and your textbook, you need not include a reference page. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length.The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:Identify contextual variables (e.g., culture) that impact psychological adjustment.Define stress, stressors, and coping strategies, and contemplate their relationship to health and wellness.Identify and describe social psychological phenomena.Describe adult relationships, lifestyles, and issues of parenting and longevity.Identify gender differences and explore gender role stereotypes.Use technology and information resources to research issues in psychology.Write clearly and concisely about psychology using proper writing mechanics.
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