PSY 225 Week 1 Disease Model Versus Positive Psychology Worksheet

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PSY 225 Week 1 Disease Model Versus
Positive Psychology Worksheet

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Versus Positive Psychology Worksheet.



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Disease Model Versus Positive Psychology Worksheet

Read the scenario and answer the questions
in no less than 200 words each. Support your responses with detail from this
week’s assigned video and reading. Include APA-formatted citations and
references.

William is a 44-year old project manager
for a large commercial construction firm. He started out as a gifted carpenter
who greatly enjoyed designing and building custom furniture. However, after
several promotions, he focuses on bringing in new business. He spends many work
hours at his computer or on the telephone. He is divorced and rarely sees his
two daughters. In recent years, he has gained weight and is displeased with his
appearance, but has no interest in or energy for exercise. He does not sleep
well because he worries about business problems at night. He was recently
diagnosed with high blood pressure. Although he is financially secure, he
rarely takes vacations or socializes outside of the office. He has begun to
feel that his life is pointless.

 


  1. Discuss William’s situation from the perspective of traditional
    psychology. What information would be most important? What conclusions and
    recommendations might be made by a psychologist working from the disease
    model?

  2. Discuss William’s situation from the perspective of positive
    psychology. What information would be most important? What conclusions and
    recommendations might be made by a psychologist working from the positive
    psychology model?

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