Now that you have a good understanding of a disorder, its prevalence and its symptoms, it is time to look at stigma and treatment.
What has surprised you in your research or in the posters you have looked at
What are some misconceptions that people have about mental disorders?
Can mental disorders be treated? How?
What are some misconceptions that people have about treating mental disorders?
Researching Psychology. A message from Ms Vance:
“YIS has JSTOR, which you can browse by subject, as well as basic and advanced searches of course. Here’s a link to the Psychology section of JSTOR, which you can search within exclusively. You’ve got access at school by IP address, but to use it at home, you have to create a personal account while you’re at school first.
EbscoHost – Science Reference Center database also has psychology resources, although they are likely easier to access if you look at the subject terms SRC uses before you start searching. Working with databases, as you know, can be frustrating when encountering them for more or less the first time. I would be DELIGHTED to come into your classes and train kids how to use them. 🙂
Same goes for History, economics and geography. They’ve been exposed to these databases as part of their PP but subject specific training on how to use them on a DP level would be very helpful for them.”
Summative assessment: In your same groups, you will create a short video on your disorder, answering a research question that you will create about either stigma, treatment or both
Your research question question must be:
informative to your audience
about a stigma or the possible treatment of your disorder, or both
focused about a subject that can be answered in the timeframe
relevant to your disorder
relevant to Japan
Possible ideas explaining:
stigma (in Japan)
multiple treatment options
how you can help in Japan
where people can go for help
Your video must clearly put the question in context and go on to answer it fully through:
Named case studies and academic research
Developing an understanding of the various issues facing the disorder
Where relevant, information about Japanese organizations helping people with the disorder