Module 3 Assignment 200 word
Your Opinion Matters: What Would You Do If A Friend or Family Member Is Depressed
Module 3 Question:
You have a friend who you suspect is depressed. You want to help. After reading the information on depression, consider the following:
What would you do to help your friend?
What would you say to your friend?
Would you get others involved, why or why not?
Suppose they are suicidal, what would you do?
Here are some websites to help you get additional information about depression:
Mayo Clinic (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Warning Signs of Major Depression (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Major Depression In Men (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Major Depression In Women (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Extra Credit 200 words
Your Opinion Matters: Voice Your Thoughts About Psychology in the News
Please read the question carefully and then post a reply to the instructor posting. Be sure to include a minimum of 7 sentences and refer to the discussion writing guidelines as well as the grade rubric for assistance in writing a successful and thought provoking response.
This discussion focuses on current events in the news today that relates to psychology. This is an opportunity to voice your opinion on an issue that was not available during the semester and to earn up to 10 extra credit points. There are many issues that are discussed in the news today. Some include, childhood obesity (such as First Lady Michelle Obama’s healthy eating initiative), molestation in academic settings (such as the sexual abuse of athletes and boys by the head coach at Penn State), cluster suicides, bullying in schools, and even issues pertaining to young children who participate in beauty pageants. Please choose an article or newscast that DIRECTLY pertains to issues in psychology that you have recently seen or read and discuss it. Discuss the event. Then discuss how it relates to psychology. Provide your own psychological analysis of the event, using the psychological principles we are learning in this course.