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Ch 9: The Sociocultural Model of Abnormal Behavior: Homework Help

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The Sociocultural Model chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their sociocultural model of abnormal behavior homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your sociocultural model homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your sociocultural model homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The sociocultural model used to explain abnormal behavior
  • Social labeling and roles
  • Social networks and support
  • Theory of family systems
  • Types of therapies and treatments
  • Multicultural approaches and treatments
  • Impact of gender, sexuality and socialization
  • Model strengths and weaknesses

9 Lessons in Chapter 9: The Sociocultural Model of Abnormal Behavior: Homework Help
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The Sociocultural Model and Abnormal Functioning

1. The Sociocultural Model and Abnormal Functioning

There are many theories on what causes psychological issues. In this lesson, we'll explore the sociocultural model of abnormality, including what it is, what some key components of the theory are, and how sociocultural theorists treat abnormality.

Social Roles and Labeling: Impact on Abnormal Functioning

2. Social Roles and Labeling: Impact on Abnormal Functioning

What happens if someone is labeled mentally ill, but they aren't? In this lesson, we'll examine the way that society shapes how we view certain behaviors, as well as the impact of psychological labeling and a famous study done by David Rosenhan that illustrates some issues with psychological diagnosis.

The Role of Social Networks and Support in Abnormal Functioning

3. The Role of Social Networks and Support in Abnormal Functioning

Everybody needs a friend sometimes. In this lesson, we'll look at the impact of social support on people who are suffering from mental illness. We'll also examine two major hypotheses as to why social support helps people with psychological issues.

Murray Bowen's Family Systems Theory

4. Murray Bowen's Family Systems Theory

Unless you were raised by wolves, your family has an influence on you. Murray Bowen's family systems theory looks at people in the context of their family relationships. In this lesson, we'll look at some key concepts for family systems theory.

Sociocultural Treatments: Types of Therapy & Community Treatment

5. Sociocultural Treatments: Types of Therapy & Community Treatment

There are many ways to treat psychological disorders. In this lesson, we'll look at sociocultural approaches to abnormal treatment, including group therapy and family therapy.

Multicultural Theory and Treatment of Abnormal Functioning

6. Multicultural Theory and Treatment of Abnormal Functioning

How does culture affect mental health? What types of psychological disorders are seen around the world? What types are seen in just a few places? And, how can psychologists approach patients from many different cultures? In this lesson, we'll look at the multicultural theory of abnormal psychology.

The Effects of Gender, Sexuality & Socialization on Abnormal Behavior

7. The Effects of Gender, Sexuality & Socialization on Abnormal Behavior

Psychological disorders are influenced by society and culture. In this lesson, we'll look at how society's views on gender and sexuality can raise mental health issues.

Strengths and Weaknesses of the Sociocultural Model

8. Strengths and Weaknesses of the Sociocultural Model

How much of an impact do society and culture have on mental illness? Proponents of the sociocultural model believe that they play a major part. But there are both strengths and weaknesses of this model, which we'll examine in this lesson.

David Rosenhan: Study & Overview

9. David Rosenhan: Study & Overview

Although it can be helpful to use diagnostic labels to identify people with mental disorders for the purposes of treatment, the use of labels can come with negative consequences. A classic experiment by David Rosenhan in 1972 really sheds light on the stigma that can be attached to being labeled with a psychological disorder.

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