3. What are the symptoms of the dissociative disorders? Why are some critics skeptical about the existence of dissociative identity disorder (aka multiple personality disorder)?
4. What does it mean to say that \u201cdepression is the common cold of psychological
disorders?\u201d What are the facts that an acceptable theory of depression must
5. Summarize the contributions of the biological perspective to the study of
depression. What are the differences between major depression and bipolar
9. Civil libertarians defend the right of schizophrenia patients not to be hospitalized
against their will. E. Fuller Torry, a psychiatrist who views schizophrenia as a
brain disorder objects: \u201cIf a person with Alzheimer\u2019s wanted to go outside with no
shoes in the winter, we wouldn\u2019t say, \u2018That\u2019s fine, he should have free choice.\u2019\u201d
Do you think patients with schizophrenia should be hospitalized and treated
against their will? Or do they always have the right to live free, even if in subway
stations, in parks, or in shelters?
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