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LAQs – Paper 2

Potential Exam Questions

Abnormal

1. Discuss how biological and sociocultural influence one anxiety, affective or eating
disorder.

2. Discuss cultural and ethical considerations in diagnosis.

3. Compare and contrast one biomedical and one individual approach to treatment.

4. Examine the concepts of normality and abnormality.

5. Describe the symptoms and prevalence of one psychological disorder.

Discuss cultural and/or gender variations in the prevalence of one psychological
disorder.

6. Discuss how
• biological, or
• cognitive, or
• socio-cultural
factors influence psychological disorders.

7. To what extent do biological, cognitive and sociocultural factors influence abnormal
behavior?

8. With reference to research examine the concepts of normality and abnormality.

9. Discuss the validity and reliability of diagnosis.

10. Describe symptoms and prevalence of one disorder from two of the following groups:

• anxiety disorders
• affective disorders
• eating disorders

11. Anaylse etiologies of one disorder from two of the following groups:

• anxiety disorders
• affective disorders
• eating disorder

12. Discuss cultural and gender variations in prevalence of disorders.

Discuss how cognitive factors influence one psychological disorder. Discuss the relationship between etiology and therapeutic approach in relation to one disorder. Discuss the use of eclectic approaches to treatment. 21. Examine biomedical. Evaluate the use of biomedical. cognitive and sociocultural factors in abnormal behavior. Discuss how biological factors influence one psychological disorder. Compare and contrast symptoms of one disorder from two of the following groups: • anxiety disorders • affective disorders • eating disorder 24. 15. Describe symptoms and prevalence of one psychological disorders. Discuss how sociocultural factors influence one psychological disorder. 16. 14. Contrast symptoms of one disorder from two of the following groups: • anxiety disorders • affective disorders • eating disorders 25.13. Evaluate the use of one approach to the treatment of the disorder. Evaluate the use of biomedical or individual or group approaches to the treatment for one psychological disorder. 23. 18. individual and group approaches to the treatment of one disorder. 19. individual and group approaches of one disorder from two of the following groups: • anxiety disorders • affective disorders • eating disorders . 17. Compare and contrast the use of biomedical. 20. Discuss the interaction of biological. 22. individual and group approaches to treatment.