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.