Published on October 19, 2015
TPSY 270 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2 For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Discussion Questions No single definition of psychological abnormality has been completely accepted by the psychological community. Many of the definitions include common features, known as the four Ds. What are the four Ds? Briefly describe each one. How may culture determine what is considered abnormal? Cite specific examples. There are currently several trends in the treatment of psychological disorders, including the following: The use of psychotropic medications Deinstitutionalization and outpatient care for those with severe psychological problems Prevention programs and positive psychology Insurance coverage and managed care programs Choose one of these current trends listed above and address the following questions: What are the positive outcomes of this trend? What are the negative outcomes of this trend? How may these negative outcomes be minimized?