Dimensions of Human Behavior



  • Define and discuss how personal, environmental, and time dimensions influence an individual's perception and the current functioning of human behavior. Why is understanding human behavior so important?
  • Discuss the use of diagnostic labels (for example, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, borderline personality disorder, and alcohol dependence) for mental health disorders to explain an individual's behavior from a person-in-environment perspective. What are the positive and negative implications of using such labels? Discuss at least two positive implications and two negative implications.
  • Discuss the differences between cognition and emotion, and compare and contrast any two theories of cognition or any two theories of emotion. Which theory of emotion or cognition do you most closely align with? Why?

Submission Details:

  • By the due date assigned, post your responses to this Discussion Area in a minimum of 300 words. Your response should rely upon at least two sources from professional literature. 
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