Good morning students! I want to welcome everyone to class today
Names and student id please?
(2) Saraswatie ALi 316100494.
(5) Thank you everyone. My name is Miss ANN.
(3) Hi, 315100664 Chantal Houdhan Buckley.
(4) Hi Miss, Trevern Joseph 315102451.
(1) Hi Miss. Simone Morgan 314100751.
(1) A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder
Welcome to Psych 2002. Can anyone tell me what is a personality disorder?
(3) According to Sarason & Sarason (2005) personality disorder is defined as “a long-standing, maladaptive, inflexible way of relating to the environment. Such disorders can usually be noticed in childhood, or at least by early adolescence and may continue through adult life”.
(2) A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder in which you have a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning and behaving.
Anyone else would like to share ?
The American Psychiatric Association (2013), postulated that “when personality traits result in significant distress, social impairment, and/or occupational impairment, they are considered to be a personality disorder.
Does anyone know how it is manifested ?
(1) Personality disorders manifest itself in various ways, however they are all caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors.
(2) Personality disorders usually start to become evident during late adolescence or early adulthood, and their traits and symptoms vary considerably in how long they persist; many resolve with time.
(1) Howitt (2011) identified a number of cognitive deficits that criminals display. The behaviours that criminals are likely to display ranges from their interpersonal relationship to the relationship with others around them, the way they interpret the relationships.
Does anyone know what unit 9 states about the Behaviour that criminals display as a result of their cognitive ?
Let's see who covered the unit material!
(2) Howitt (2011) also states that they lack empathy and thinks one way. They avoid reflective thinking. Consequences of actions are not reasoned and more positive approach to situation is not reasoned.
(3) Yes Chantal, I also read that Criminals lack self control and they are self centered. Criminals lack reasoning skills and does not recognize that their actions are not compatible with their beliefs.
Last week we discussed the article by Hickling and Walcott does anyone remember the key points?
(2) I realized that the legacy of slavery and the brutal plantation life imposed by colonial rule are seen as a major contributors to the protracted violence experienced in the Caribbean.
(1) Yes Miss , Homicide is a significant public mental health problem in Jamaica.
Anyone else would like to share ?
(3) Miss! The author also stated that violence, originally manifested as rebellion against political, economic and racial exploitation.
(4) Also, most of the convicted murderers showed evidence of early paternal rejection and revealed much conscious and unconscious anger and repressed hostility toward this rejection.
(4) As a result majority of the Caribbean countries are poor and lacking the necessary resources to meet the needs of their population this has resulted in high crime and robbery rates.
The issues discussed in the Jamaican article by Hickling and Walcott are they relevant to other caribbean countries ?
(5) Great contribution everyone. I see our time is up we will continue in next class.
(2) They stated further that violence which was originally manifested as rebellion against political, economic and racial exploitation, was turned inward as tribalism and self-destruction, following the development of Universal Adult Suffrage under the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy in the decade of the 1940s.
(3) Additionally, George Beckford in his writings described postcolonial plantation economies as having systematic suppression of opportunities for the majority to ensure the maintenance of a large unskilled labour force for the privileged few. It has therefore been suggested that the social and economic inequality and proximity of both high-income earners and the very
(1) Yes Miss, they are very much applicable to other Caribbean Islands, though admittedly,legacy of slavery and the brutal plantation life imposed by colonial rule are seen as major contributors to the protracted violence experienced in the Caribbean.