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PSY 510 SPSS Assignment 4 QuesTons: 1a) Use the Compare Means funcTon to examine the means for dieters and non-dieters on the Body Image and Self Esteem variables. Paste relevant output below: Report dietingstatus bodyimage selfesteem not dieting Mean 41.9333 23.8667 N 15 15 Std. Deviation 3.97252 2.92445 dieting Mean 38.0667 22.0000 N 15 15 Std. Deviation 4.30061 3.04725 Total Mean 40.0000 22.9333 N 30 30 Std. Deviation 4.51816 3.08426 1b) Describe the diFerences in means that you see. Type your answer below: In the data set we see that the non dieTng parTcipants with body image has a mean of 41.933 whereas the dieTng parTcipants with body image have a mean of 38.067 combined the mean is 40.00. Non-dieTng and self esteem has a mean of 23.87 dieTng and self esteem has a mean of 2.00 combined both dieTng and non-dieTng in self esteem has a mean of 22.93. 2a) Conduct independent samples t-tests to see if the diFerences noted above are signi±cant. In other words, conduct two independent samples t-tests, one examining the relaTonship between DieTng Status and Body Image and one examining the relaTonship between DieTng Status and Self-Esteem . Paste your relevant output below ( Read carefully: The best way to do this is to select “Copy Special” when copying from the SPSS output. Then select image as a format to copy. When pas±ng in Word, select

PSY 510 all weeks discussions and assignments – Entire Course

 

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PSY 510 Topic 1 DQ1

In the past, researchers in psychology used some “ethically questionable” research techniques. Do you believe that some of these techniques were useful despite their ethical shortcomings? Explain. How did these “ethically questionable” techniques lend to the creation of the code of ethics?

 

PSY 510 Topic 1 DQ2

Review the preamble and general principles section of the code of ethics. What is the purpose of these sections? In reviewing the general principles, which do you feel is the most impactful or influential to the practice of psychology? Explain.

 

PSY 510 Topic 2 DQ1

Should humans use animals for psychological research? Give examples from this week’s assigned readings or other sources to defend your position.

 

PSY 510 Topic 2 DQ2

How does the philosophy of ethical decision making have an effect on our everyday lives? As a student, what can you do to ensure you maintain academic honesty throughout your graduate academic career?

 

PSY 510 Week 2 Assignment APA Title and Reference Page

Details:

This assignment is designed to help you review APA writing guidelines and to find references for the Critical Thinking Paper that is due in Topic 3. Use the attached document “Critical Thinking Topics” to review topics for the Topic 3 assignment.

Use the resources found to construct an APA title page and reference section that conform to guidelines found in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Reference sections should include at least two articles, one book, and one electronic source.

This assignment uses a scoring guide. Please review the scoring guide prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

PSY 510 Topic 3 DQ1

Discuss some practical ways that you practice self-care. How do your practices align with practical guidelines for self-care recommended by other psychologists? What are some risks associated with NOT practicing self-care?

 

PSY 510 Topic 3 DQ2

Give an example of how using deception in research can and should be used. Describe why the use of deception can be considered acceptable while some of the classic research methods are not. Provide examples when applicable.

 

PSY 510 Week 3 Assignment Benchmark – Critical Thinking Essay

Details:

The following is a list of acceptable topics that can be selected from. (Please note that this is a list of suggestions. A different topic can be selected if you have a preference for a topic that is not listed):

  1. Right to Die
  2. Drug Therapy
  3. Children and Medication
  4. Diagnosis of ADHD
  5. Television or Video Games and Violent Behavior
  6. Using Deception in Research
  7. Spanking
  8. Using Animals in Research
  9. Recovered Memories

Use the GCU library to locate two peer-reviewed articles on your chosen topic. The articles should argue opposite sides of the controversy.

In 1,250-1,500 words:

  1. Briefly explain the claims of both articles as well as the background of the controversy and how it became controversial. Including how historical perspectives and theories add to the controversy.
  2. Examine the evidence given in the articles and explain which article creates a stronger argument.
  3. Identify any logic fallacies that exist in both and explain what makes them logic fallacies (For a list of logical fallacies, follow this link https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/659/03/).
  4. Describe why the article’s argument is stronger than the other. Give examples from both. Include how current perspectives and theories support your rationale.
  5. Describe how the controversy you chose is applicable and significant to the world.

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

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies: 1.1: Describe key historical perspectives and theories in psychology, 1.2: Differentiate among current perspectives and theories in psychology, and 1.3: Describe applications of psychology.

PSY 510 Topic 4 DQ1

Describe three to five different ways in which a psychologist or counselor may acquire or maintain competence in a specific area of practice. Does supervision play a role in any of the ways you described? Explain.

 

PSY 510 Topic 4 DQ2

Explore the divisions of APA (http://www.apa.org/about/division/). Which would you join? How would you use those divisions to continue your education/training in the field of psychology? Are there other ways to gain expertise in a psychological emphasis (i.e., forensic, development)? Explain.

 

PSY 510 Week 4 Assignment Case Study: Handling Disparate Information

Details:

Read Case 7: Handling Disparate Information for Evaluating Trainees on pages 364-366 in your textbook. Once you have read the case study completely, answer the discussion questions found in the attached document “Case 7” under the assignment tab.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

PSY 510 Topic 5 DQ1

Max Points: 5.0

 

Discuss why it is important to maintain professional boundaries when working within the field of psychology?

PSY 510 Topic 5 DQ2

What are some potential consequences if a professional has loose or poor professional boundaries? What are some factors that may make it difficult to maintain professional boundaries?

 

 

PSY 510 Week 5 Case Study: Duty to Protect

Read Case 4: Research on Intimate Partner Violence and the Duty to Protect on pages 359-360 in your textbook. Once you have read the case study completely, answer the discussion questions found in the attached document “Case 4” under the assignment tab.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

PSY 510 Week 6 Topic 6 DQ1

There is much controversy on record keeping. Agencies require records after each session, and private therapists say less is better so courts cannot interpret the notes in the wrong context. What do you feel is practical and still within your legal obligation?

 

 

PSY 510 Topic 6 DQ2

Describe how website advertising can potentially lead to the violation of other ethical standards.

 

 

PSY 510 Week 6 Assignment Case Study: Ethical Consultation

Details:

A local shelter that receives funding from the National Institute of Health and Mental Health is upgrading its website. Along with several upgrades to the website, the web developer/consultant makes a suggestion that the shelter add a testimonial page where local citizens can describe their positive interactions with the shelter and its services. Since the web developer/consultant want to get that page up and running first, the developer suggests using some positive ratings and responses from Angie’s List® and other similar ratings sites that already have positive stories and experiences with the shelter.

The director of the shelter loves the idea of a testimonial page. She thinks it would really add to the community feel of the shelter. However, knowing her funding source, she researches the APA Ethics Code and believes the shelter would be acting inappropriately. To discuss the matter in further detail, the director of the shelter calls you for an ethics consult.

Adapted from: http://www.ethicalpsychology.com/2012/06/vignette-14-psychology-of-advertizing.html

In 500-750 words, explain the advice you would give:

  1. Describe the ethical issues involved in this situation.
  2. Discuss any other concerns about the web developer/consultant’s strategies.
  3. Explain some recommendations that you would make to the shelter.

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

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

PSY 510 Topic 7 DQ1

Discuss some areas on which you hold biases (divorce, domestic violence, death penalty). Biases can be personal or professional in nature. Confronting biases can help to overcome them. What are your personal/professional biases? What harm can result from not being aware of them? What standards are violated if they are not acknowledged and addressed?

 

PSY 510 Topic 7 DQ2

You have a client who is of a different culture and faith than your own. You are not comfortable dealing with them due to past negative feelings from childhood. What are your ethical and legal obligations? Why are these legal and ethical obligations in place?

 

PSY 510 Week 7 Assignment Ethics of Religion

Details:

In 1,250-1,500 words, describe the ethical implications of implementing religion or spirituality into therapy. Consider topics such as:

  1. Competence
  2. Multiple relationships
  3. Imposing religious values in therapy
  4. Informed consent

Use a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources as well as the textbook and the APA Code of Ethics with APA formatted in-text citations and references.

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

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

PSY 510 Topic 8 DQ1

Ethical issues can arise between psychology and the legal system. What are some examples of ethical issues arising between these two entities? Use examples from this week’s required readings to support your claims.

 

PSY 510 Topic 8 DQ2

Max Points: 5.0

 

Compare the legal definition of insanity with the psychological concept of mentally ill. How do these two terms differ? How does this distinction affect the validity of the insanity defense?

PSY 510 Week 8 Assignment Forensic Psychology and Ethical Implications

Details:

For this paper, you will examine the ethical implications of a controversial topic related to forensic psychology.
Choose from the following topics:

  1. Psychologists’ involvement in military interrogations
  2. Psychologists’ involvement in assessments related to death penalty cases

In 1,000-1,250 words, consider the following:

  1. Discuss human rights as it relates to the controversy.
  2. Explain ethical implications that may arise for both sides of the controversy.

A minimum of three peer-reviewed sources and the textbook should be used to support this paper.

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

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

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