Analyse, interpret and evaluate psychological concepts, theories, research studies and research methods in relation to the specified paper 1 content evaluate therapies and treatments including in terms of their appropriateness and effectiveness. 2 marks for a clear and coherent explanation of the 06 outline and evaluate the social 08 outline two characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder refer. Home psychology question: discuss two or more psychological explanations for obsessive compulsive disorder ocd answer: there are three different psychological approaches to explaining obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd) psychodynamic, behavioural and the cognitive approach. Another psychological vulnerability results from the way we interpret our environment the term cognitive appraisal refers to the way we think about, and assess, a particular event or situation cognitive appraisal is a key concept in understanding one's susceptibility to stress and anxiety. Outline and evaluate neural and genetic explanations for obsessive-compulsive disorder (12/12 model answer) hi everyone today i will be sharing with you the answer i wrote in my 2016 as psychology exam (aqa) to a 12 mark question, in which i scored 12/12.
Essay on outline and evaluate two or more biological explanations for schizophrenia (a standard) it is rather long, you may take out some points to make it shorter and of course shorten the actual sentences. Describe and evaluate at least two psychological explanations of ocd [4+16 marks] research has investigated possible psychological causes of ocd behavioural explanations, such as mowrer's (1947) two-process model, focus on the processes of classical and operant conditioning. Outline behavioural explanation for ocd - social learning social learning theory is based on the theory of bandura assumption is that we observe ocd behaviour, then retain it, until we experience a motivation where we imitate it.
Outline and evaluate one psychological explanation and one biological explanation of one eating disorder 8+16 marks one psychological explanation is bruch's psychodynamic theory bruch (1973) claimed that the origins of anorexia (an) developed in. Evaluate research evidence to support the neural explanations for ocd eg rapoport (1990) - co-morbidity of ocd with other dysfunctions of the basal ganglia and effects of psychosurgery to disconnect basal ganglia from ofc and its effects on ocd. Outline and evaluate biological explanations of an eating disorder (8 & 16 marks) one biological explanation of bulimia is evolutionary explanations abed (998) said that bulimia is a direct consequence of trying to attract a mate.
The potential full 12 marker for as psychology students and 16 marker for a level psychology students will likely focus on outlining and evaluating everything ie outline and evaluate the cognitive approach. Is important psychological explanations of ocd behavioural explanations this is made up of 2 parts: obsessions- which are distressing thoughts, images or impulses that occur on a regular basis and cause lots of anxiety to sufferers. Obsessive-compulsive disorder i think people who are not too educated in psychology—and supposedly, they make a majority—think that psychological disorders must manifest themselves in anti-social behavior, strange passions, autistic behavior, or in any other similar way.
Try to make the outline part of the essay around the same length as the evaluate part - an unbalanced essay can lose you marks use a strength and a weakness to make sure your argument is balanced and not biased try and write it in around 12 minutes - the exam is slightly more than a mark a minute. Each sample outline includes explanations of paragraph and sentence elements like thesis statements, topic and detail sentences, and conclusion outlines are provided for a variety of essay types, and a sample outline for a research paper is included as an added bonus. A level a2 aqa basal ganglia biological brain abnormality explanation obsessive compulsive disorder ocd ofc outline and evaluate one biological explanation for ocd (4 a01 +8 a02) past papers psya4 june 2012 psya4 june 2013 psya4 june 2014 psychology. In the main body of the essay every paragraph should demonstrate both knowledge and critical evaluation there should also be an appropriate balance between these two essay components try to aim for about a 60/40 split if possible.
Outline and evaluate one explanation of ocd refer to evidence in your answer explanation's value to psychology biological explanation of ocd your essay. The psychological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder jonathan s abramowitz, phd' the psychological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd) with exposure and. It has never asked outline/evaluate how genes play a role in schizophrenia, or outline two biological explanations or two psychological treatments therefore i opted to take the gamble and memorise only a single essay for each and it has worked for me.