Psychology

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  • Topic: Psychology, Scientific method, Cognitive behavioral therapy
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Question 1a – Assumptions:-

A) Outline two assumptions of the psychodynamic approach. [4] Outline two assumptions of the biological approach. [4]
Outline two assumptions of the cognitive approach. [4]
Outline two assumptions of the behaviourist approach. [4]

Question 1b – Theory:-

B) Describe Freud’s theory of personality development. [8] Describe Selye’s GAS Model. [8]
Describe the Attribution Theory. [8]
Describe the Social Theory of Aggression. [8]

Question 2 – Therapy:-
Describe how the psychodynamic approach has been applied in either dream analysis or free association. [12] Describe how the biological approach has been applied in either psychosurgery or chemotherapy. [12] Describe how the cognitive approach has been applied in either cognitive behavioural therapy or rational emotive therapy. [12] Describe how the behaviourist approach has been applied in either aversion therapy or systematic desensitization. [12]

Question 3a – Strengths:-
Evaluate two strengths of the psychodynamic approach. [6]
Evaluate two strengths of the biological approach. [6]
Evaluate two strengths of the cognitive approach. [6]
Evaluate two strengths of the behaviourist approach. [6]

Question 3b – Weaknesses:-
Evaluate two weaknesses of the psychodynamic approach. [6]
Evaluate two weaknesses of the biological approach. [6]
Evaluate two weaknesses of the cognitive approach. [6]
Evaluate two weaknesses of the behaviourist approach. [6]
Question 4 – Compare & Contrast:-
Compare and contrast the psychodynamic and biological approach in terms of similarities and differences. [12] Compare and contrast the psychodynamic and cognitive approach in terms of similarities and differences. [12] Compare and contrast the psychodynamic and behaviourist approach in terms of similarities and differences. [12] Compare and contrast the biological and cognitive approach in terms of similarities and differences. [12] Compare and contrast the biological and...
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