PSY 280 Week 1 Discussion:: Discussion Board 1
Chapter 1 and 2: Abnormal Psychology and Life, Perspective on Abnormal Psychology
Your first discussion post will have two parts.
Introduce yourself and give a brief autobiography; include your academic and career goals. In addition, why do you think studying abnormal psychology is relevant to your program and future career?
Please complete the required readings first, then bring in information/research (at least 2 key terms/concepts) from the required readings to answer the questions below:
After reading Chapter 1 and Chapter 2, you learned about the history of abnormal psychology and the various models for understanding how people think, feel, and behave. According to Kearny and Trull, 2018, “Abnormal Psychology is the scientific study of problematic feelings, thoughts, and behaviors associated with mental disorders.” Using the content from the required readings:
*Remember to use in-text, and full reference citations in APA format for all content that you bring in from the readings. Your textbook should be your PRIMARY source of information, not an internet search. Feel free to express personal feelings/views/opinions, but also remember to use an academic voice when writing your post and responses.*