The following require you to write a short essay consisting of a few paragraphs (two-three paragraphs). Refer to the attachments for reference of what these questions contain.
1. Identify and describe four common types of stressors. Explain how self-sufficiency expectations, pschological hardiness, humor, predictability and social support can help a person handle stressors.
2. Identify and describe the psychological and biological theories that attempt to explain the causes of mood disorders.
3. Describe the goals and main techniques of psychoanalysis, humanistic therapy and cognitive therapy. Evaluate the effectiveness of each method.
4. Identify and explain the origins of prejudice. Describe what individuals can do to help reduce prejudice.