ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY ACTIVITY #1 BACK FROM MADNESS (DVD 00084) This video describes the experiences of four people with serious psychological difficulties. Todd is a young man diagnosed with manic-depression (Bipolar Disorder in DSM-IV terminology). Naomi is a young woman diagnosed with a psychotic disorder. Glen is diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Eric with depression. The video provides glimpses of these individuals at different points in time, describing their current state and treatment. There is also brief mention of some historical approaches to the treatment of psychological disorders. As you watch the video, consider the following issues and briefly summarize relevant thoughts for each item. Write your comments briefly in an e-mail and send it to [email protected] with the following subject line: psy3700-01-#######, where ####### is your student number and there are no blanks. Complete the assignment by Monday 14 February and bring your notes to class that day. 1. Your text identifies three features of abnormal behaviour listed below. Briefly describe examples for each category from the video. You can use T, N, G, and E to refer to the four individuals described in the video. 1a. Psychological dysfunction 1b. Distress 1c. Not typical or culturally expected 2. Describe briefly some notable features of historical and current treatments of people with psychological difficulties. What assumptions or theories about abnormal behaviour do you think contribute to the use of such treatments?