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Ms. Sue,

could you help me find some data to answer the question below.

What are both the advantages and disadvantages of classifying mental disorders into types and maintaining such taxonomy for clinical reference ?
Explain your answer for both.

thank you

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    These sites may help you.

    http://sparkcharts.sparknotes.com/psychology/abnormalpsychology/section3.php

    http://www.lawfoundation.net.au/ljf/app/694983F6C81D1910CA25718E00057F4E.html

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    Thanks a lot Ms. Sue,

    It has been a while. How are you?

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    It's good to see you again, Rose. I'm great -- and enjoying the blizzard we're having here in southwest Michigan.

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    Numerous approaches in psychology were formed due to the attempt to understand the complexities of mental processes and behavior. Discuss one of the seven approaches to psychology and explain the researchers’ perspectives within that approach. Specifically, how does this approach view human thoughts and behaviors?

    Behavioral Approach
    Psychodynamic Approach
    Cognitive Approach
    Behavioral Neuroscience
    Evolutionary Psychology
    Sociocultural Approach
    Humanistic Movement and Positive Psychology
    In your discussion for the primary post, please address the following points:

    Summarize and discuss one of the seven approaches to the psychology.
    What is the objective of psychology? Why is the discipline of psychology considered to be a science?
    Explain how studying psychology is pertinent to all areas of your life.
    Part 2 (100 points)

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    What are the advantages of classifying mental disorders into types and maintaining such taxonomy for clinical reference? Explain your answer. What are the disadvantages of classifying mental disorders into types and maintaining such taxonomy for clinical reference? Explain your answer.

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