Discussion 1 – Describe the following in 200 Words or less –
Identify the behavioral criteria of the major DSM-5 categories of neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders.
Discussion 2 – Describe the following in 200 Words or less
Describe the prevalence and causes of neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders.
Discussion 3 – Describe the following in 200 Words or less
Examine the contemporary approaches, based on theoretical models and current research, that are used for treatment of neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive disorders.
Discussion 4 – Answer the following in 100 – 150 words
The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.
Abnormal Behavior in Children – 1 – Why is it more difficult to identify abnormal behavior among children than among adults?
Discussion 5 – Answer the following in 100 – 150 words
Abnormal Behavior in Children – 3 – Absolutely – development plays a large role making diagnosing abnormal behavior in children difficult. There are a lot of behaviors that children engage in that are perfectly normal – IF they are a certain age. But, those same behaviors at a later stage of development would be abnormal. Can you think of any of these behaviors? What is normal as a child? But not normal as a teen or adult?
Discussion 6 – Answer the following in 100 – 150 words
Abnormal Behavior in Children – 5 – Do you think another reason it is harder to tell abnormal behavior in children from abnormal behavior in adults could be because of the situation the child is in? Abused or neglected children may show what many would consider abnormal behavior but it is actually their way of defending or protecting themselves. Should we consider the situation the child is living in before deciding if the behavior is abnormal? Where can the line be drawn between normal and abnormal behavior with children in these types of situations?
Discussion 7 – Answer the following in 100 – 150 words
Growing Older -With the rise of dementia, delirium, and Alzheimer’s, do you believe that growing older is synonymous with mental decline? Why or why not?
Discussion 8 – Answer the following in 100 – 150 words
I ran across this recently – it’s a nursing home for those with severe dementia. It’s set up just like a regular city, but staffed with their staff. So, rather than putting them in rooms in a building that feels institutional – they live as they did more. But, with protections.