ASSIGNMENT 08 C04I Introduction to Psychology Directions.
C04I Introduction to Psychology
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before
submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated,
answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling
and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be
four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the "Assignment Format" page located
on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.
For Part A of this assignment, choose a movie, book, or television show that
depicts a character or character(s) suffering from mental illness. Write a
paper analyzing a character’s illness in terms of one or more of the
theoretical perspectives (e.g., biological, psychoanalytic, cognitivebehavioral, biopsychosocial) presented in the text.
1. Describe the character’s diagnosis in terms of the DSM-IV. Make sure to
include two (2) criteria that the character meets.
2. Describe one (1) perspective(s) of mental illness that best explains the
development of the character’s symptoms, along with two (2) facts to
support your position.
3. Describe any treatment received by the character. Describe two (2)
reasons that you would recommend similar or different treatment. If
the character did not receive treatment, describe the type of treatment
you would recommend with two (2) supporting facts.
Will like to use the movie A Beautiful Mind