First, what is your own conceptual model of abnormality? That is, when you think about abnormality, what do you think causes it? Unconscious factors? Biology? Learning? The environment? Some combination? Explore these ideas a bit and tell the class what you’re thinking.
Second, the text also addresses some advantages and criticisms of the current DSM and the process of diagnosis in general. What do you think about the current classification system and its collection of both categorical and dimensional information? What do you see as the biggest challenges in using it for diagnosis?
Your post must be a minimum of 400 words long, APA format
In Week 4, you submitted your Final Project topic to your Instructor for approval. This week, you will submit an outline of your Final Project paper. As a reminder, your analysis and literature review of the topic should focus on psychological aspects.
· Review the Final Project Outline Exemplar in this week’s Learning Resources.
· Review the Walden Writing Center’s resource for creating an outline in this week’s Learning Resources.
· Create an outline of your paper for the topic you selected for your Final Project in Week 4.
Sample outline for assignment, uploaded week final project for topic and title.
FOSTERING PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL BEING AMONG TRANSGENDER MEN AND WOMEN
1. Introduction and overview
a. Explanation of transgenderism
i. Key definitions
ii. ii. Theories of transgenderism
b. History of transgenderism
i. Medical diagnoses and treatments
ii. Political events and movements
2. Research on trans mental health
i. Differentiating from lesbian, gay, and bisexual research
ii. Accessing the trans population
iii. Political and funding support