Directions: Provide detailed and elaborate responses to the questions below. Your responses should include examples from the reading assignments and discuss how the concepts are applied in modern psychology. Your responses to each question should be at least one half of one page in length and include a minimum of two references.
1.What are the differences between the Cluster A, B and C personality disorders?
2.Compare and contrast histrionic and narcissistic personality disorder.
3.Compare avoidant, dependent, and obsessive compulsive personality disorders.
4.Explain delirium and dementia. What are the common causes of dementia?
5.Disorders resulting from head injury have received an increase in attention. Sports related head injuries, especially in football, have been linked to significant cognitive disorders. What are some of the consequences associated with repeat sports related concussions? Why do you think American culture widely supports athletic endeavors that encourage dangerous and traumatic activities? Should there be a change in rules or guidelines regarding youth and professional sports? Be sure to support your position.
6. If you were to encountere an individual with a personality disorder…..what would that ‘look like’ ? What types of behvaviors or conflict may be evident?
Review the Web resources in the lecture notes. Select at least three websites that you consider valuable. In a document that is at least one page in length, provide the following information.
1. Describe the site and its purpose.
2. How does it demonstrate credibility?
3. Explain how the information provided on the site may be beneficial to students and professionals.