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Explain two specific behaviors using psychological perspectives

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  • Essay length: 4530 words
  • Submitted: 01/05/2011
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Sam Morran
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This is an excellent essay that demonstrates the writer has done their research and applied it to two conditions. It was a pleasure to read it.

There are a few areas that could be enhanced such as linking theories into the treatments but it is actually a very good essay as it is.

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P4 - Explain two specific behaviors using psychological perspectives

P5 - Use examples to explain the contribution of psychological perspectives to the management and treatment of two specific behaviors

M3 - Analyze the role of psychological perspectives in understanding the two specific behaviors

Introduction

In this assignment I will be explaining two specific behaviors using psychological perspectives. In this part I will be talking about phobias and fears, and OCD.

Every behavior of an individual has an explanation with psychological perspectives which makes us understand the behavior in more depth and why the individual is behaving accordingly. There are quite a few psychological perspectives that I have learnt about throughout my lessons. These are behaviorist, social learning theory, psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive, developmental and biological. All of these perspectives explain a certain behavior in a unique way to others, however some can be explained together and others on their own.

Phobia and fears

This is my first specific behavior which I will explain by giving three psychological perspectives. Phobia is an excessive fear or unreasonable irrational fear. However a fear is an unpleasant reaction when face-to-face with real danger. It could

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This is an excellent essay that demonstrates the writer has done their research and applied it to two conditions. It was a pleasure to read it.

There are a few areas that could be enhanced such as linking theories into the treatments but it is actually a very good essay as it is.

*****

Marked by teacher Sam Morran 20/08/2013

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