There are various theories that address the development of personality.
Study the section in your text on personality, and research the Internet and library to learn more about personality theories. For this discussion question, do the following:
Choose a theory that you think provides the best explanation of how personality develops in an individual.
Explain how that theory addresses personality development from childhood to adult.
Study the personality disorders discussed in your text. Choose one specific personality disorder to study. Post the following information about the disorder that you have chosen.
Describe the symptoms commonly associated with this disorder according to the DSM-IV. How do the behaviors associated with this disorder differ from similar behaviors considered normal in American culture? Finally, discuss ways in which this disorder is treated. Do not discuss personal experience and do not use a disorder you have or found in your family. Use your own words and reference the text and other Library sources to support your answers. Use appropriate citation and documentation.
Post your answers to the discussion board. Review the posting of at least two students to learn about another theory and disorder. Ask the students for any clarifications necessary.
For assistance with you assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials. Please refer to the following multimedia course material(s):
Week 5 – Conception through Childhood and Adult
Week 5 – Normal Psychology- Normal and Abnormal Behavior- DSM Disorders and Treatments
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