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Advancements In The Field Of Psychology

  

Please Note: Using a minimum of 4 recent scholarly peered reviewed articles less than 5yrs old for DQ 1 and 2. Must be cited using APA format, 750 words for each topic AND include the HTTP or DOI for all references used. Written separately

Week 8 DQ 1

What advancements in the field of psychology that have occurred in the last 10 years have you found to be most interesting or startling? Can or does this advancement apply to the field of psychopathology? Use scholarly resources to support your explanations.

Week 8 DQ 2

One solution for deviant or criminal behavior that continues to be developed is the treatment of mental illness with medications. Why are these medications treated as cure-alls rather than remedying the underlying psychological issues? Should we continue to pursue drugs as solutions to psychological conditions? Is there a negative aspect to our dependence on medications in our society? Use scholarly resources to support your explanations. 

Note: Please see attached reading assignments