Discussion psyc 8


Discussion Prompt 1

Considerable  controversy has risen in recent years over the increased diagnosis of  children with ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder). What is  your opinion about the reason why diagnosis for ADHD has risen in recent  decades? Do you feel that this is an accurate diagnosis of children  today, or do you agree with individuals who claim that it largely  misdiagnosed? What are possible issues that may arise from over-or  underdiagnosis? Support your reasoning with information from the text  and other course materials.

Discussion Prompt 2

In  your opinion, do you feel psychotherapy or biomedical therapy is more  effective in treating psychological disorders? Why or why not? Support  your reasoning with information from the text and other course  materials.