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Abnormal Psychology 32

  • Watch the two Youtube videos about a young woman’s experience living with Schizophrenia
  • 4 points: Write a 300-600 word response that includes the following:
    • What symptoms or experiences were especially notable, especially her delusions, and what impact did they have on her life? Discuss her worries, fears, and reasons for suicidal ideation.
    • Discuss the differences in her mannerisms (e.g., speech, body language, interaction style, affect) you observed between the 2 videos. Hypothesize which symptoms of Schizophrenia (i.e., the DSM criteria) might account for these differences in mannerisms and reference your textbook including the page number for supporting information.
    • What are the ways that Cecilia and Sara cope with her symptoms?
    • What did you learn and what were you surprised by?
    • How did Cecilia describing her experiences living with Schizophrenia differ from pop-culture portrayals?
  • 1 point: APA format including the following components:
    • 12-point Times New Roman font, double spaced.
    • Title Page (Links to an external site.) and page numbers (sample image) (Links to an external site.)
    • In text citations (Links to an external site.) for the videos (required), textbook including page number supporting your hypothesis explaining the differences in mannerisms between the videos (required), and any other sources (optional) you use
    • References list (Links to an external site.)
    • Make sure you pay attention to the specific format required for each of these components!
  • Upload to Turnitin via CANVAS in Microsoft Word file format.
  • https://youtu.be/7csXfSRXmZ0
  • https://youtu.be/6wXCEAXfYco
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