RE: Discussion Question

Aug 8th, 2015
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A. (Video) (2008). Alzheimer’s Disease for Assisted Living Facilities-Level 1 [Films on Demand]  (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

http://digital.films.com/PortalViewVideo.aspx?xtid=43813

B.   “The Drugging of Our Children: Inside the ADHD Controversy” video. What are some controversies surrounding medicating children? (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

(Video) (2008).The Drugging of our Children. Inside the ADHD Controversy [Films on Demand]

http://digital.films.com/PortalViewVideo.aspx?xtid=36647

C.  Dementia Discussion: (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

After watching the short video, talk about the following:

1. What were your impressions after watching the video?


2. With the rise of dementia, delirium, and Alzheimer’s, do you believe that growing older is synonymous with mental decline? Why or why not? 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByYFLJaNCBevbTN2bU8zLUJYUmc/view

D.  Chapter 16  Therapy (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

1. Who seeks therapy and what are the goals of therapy?

2. How is the success of therapy measured?

3. What are some of the factors that must be considered to provide optimal treatment?

4. What psychological approaches are used to treat abnormal behavior?

5. What roles do social values play in psychotherapy?

6. What biological approaches to treating abnormal behavior are available?

E.   Identify the behavioral criteria of the major DSM-5 categories of neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders. (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

F. Describe the prevalence and causes of neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

G. Examine the contemporary approaches, based on theoretical models and current research, that are used for treatment of neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders. (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

H. Chapter 14 – Neurocognitive Disorders (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

1.What forms of neurocognitive disorders are recognized in DSM-5? What is presumed to be the cause of these disorders?

2.What are the clinical features of neurocognitive disorders?

3.What is delirium and how is it treated?

4. What are the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease? What changes in the brain are found in patients with Alzheimer’s disease?

5.How is Alzheimer’s disease treated?

6.What is an amnestic disorder? What causes amnestic disorders?

7.What are some of the clinical consequences of head trauma?

  What factors are related to the degree of impairment that results?

I. Chapter 15 – Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence – Neurodevelopmental Disorders (150 word minimum 1 peer reviewed reference and your opinion)

1. How does maladaptive behavior appear in different life periods?

2. What are the common disorders of childhood?

3. Do anxiety and depression appear in children and adolescents?

4. What are some specific disorders that occur in childhood?

5. What are intellectual disabilities?

6. How can we plan better programs to

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