Psych 650 culture and psychopathology powerpoint presentation week


Prepare a 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes including the following information:


  • Present a clear definition of psychopathology: Provide specific information and indicate your sources.
  • How do clear definitions assist psychologists who are conducting research on mental disorders?

Elaborate on the following:


  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of classifying abnormal behavior using a diagnostic system.
  • How has culture shaped our understanding of psychopathology?
  • Use the concept of culture-bound syndrome and explain the role culture plays in our interpretation of behavior. Identify one example from a culture that may fit within the framework of culture-bound syndrome.

Cite at least five peer-reviewed sources.