Taq 1 (a) perspectives and behaviour

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TAQ 1 (a) perspectives and behavi

Hello, I just want to ask a few questions about this assignment:

So there are three columns.

in the first one I write the general characteristics of the approach
in the next one i write the approaches explanations of OCD
then in the last one i write the strengths and weaknesses of those explanations...? is that not evaluation?

please can someone help me with this. Thank you.

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Hi
In the first column you only need to name the approach you are explaining
The second - how does this approach explain OCD - bringing out the key features of the approach eg one of the key features of the psychodynamic approach is the role of the unconscious - apply this to the explanation
In the third column you are considering whether this is a feasible explanation of OCD - so in this you will be considering how well the approach is explaining OCD - so yes you may by including the strengths or limitations of the explanation given
Hope this helps :thumbup:

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christopher.calvey wrote:I'm so glad that I decided to check out the forums, reading these posts has given me a great amount of help and direction with this coursework! :thumbup:

Glad to hear - you will often get answers from tutors on here, which I think is generally better than the peer-peer advice on the FB group can be :dance:

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Glad you are finding them useful Chris - thats great - and quicker than emailing me sometimes! :thumbup: :lol:

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Hi Guys,

I am struggling with this one as well, i have read that the first part we don't need to mention the studies but i keep finding my self including them to explain the strengths and weaknesses for that particular perspective :thumbdown:

What am i doing wrong???

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HI Laura
You are not doing anything work don't worry :thumbup: You don't HAVE to include studies but you CAN include them - I would say reference to research evidence is a good way of analysing the perspectives explanations of OCD

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Hi

I don't suppose anyone was able to find any positives for the Psychodynamic approach to OCD? My evaluation of it focuses completely on the negatives but unfortunately I can't find anything positive about it to include.

Any joy?

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There is is this:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5032496/

and

http://psychtutor.weebly.com/anxiety-disorders-ocd.html

I used the search evaluation of psychodynamic approach to ocd so there are more for you to research into.

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Hi,
I have started TAQ1a today and have spent the past 2 hours struggling to under stand how to answer how the key characteristics of behaviorism are used to explain the cause of obsessive- compulsive disorder! I feel I have bitten off more than I can chew right now :doh:

Heather

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Hi Heather

A good start point would be to think about the principles of operant and classical conditioning and how these may shape a behaviour like OCD - the ideas about association and reinforcement are particularly important
This A Level site may help you too
http://aqabpsychology.co.uk/2010/07/obs ... reatments/

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