abnormal psychology in the media

Write a 1,250-1,500-word essay that describes abnormal behavior based
on the five perspectives of abnormal psychology.

Choose a film or television show that depicts elements of abnormal
psychology and treatment methods. Use the resources listed in this
Topic to assist you in completing this assignment.

Select a character or characters in your chosen film or television
show that depict abnormal behavior and treatment methods or the lack thereof.

To frame the context, consider the five perspectives of abnormal
psychology (biological, psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive
behavioral, and sociocultural) and their treatment methods. Which of
the five abnormal psychological perspectives best addresses the type
of abnormal behavior exhibited by the character(s)? In addition,
address the following:

  1. Describe how the character(s) exhibit abnormal behavior.
  2. Explain how therapists in each of the five perspectives would
    treat the character(s).
  3. Describe which perspective you feel
    is the best. Justify your choice based on scholarly research.

Use the GCU Library databases; include a minimum of five references
or other resources besides the textbook for evidentiary support.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA
Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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