A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 140 - 142 of 299

Question number: 140

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List out the characteristics of oral stage of psychosexual development (Marks 4)

Explanation

  • Sucking at mother’s breast satisfies need for food an pleasure

  • Infant needs to get basic nurturing, or later feelings of greediness and acquisitiveness may develop.

  • Oral fixations result from deprivation of oral gratification in infancy.

  • Later personality problems can include mistrustofohers, rejecting others, fear of inability to form intimate relationships

Characteristics of oral stage

Characteristics of Oral Stage

Question number: 141

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List out the treatment for obesity (Marks 6)

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Treatment for obesity are as follows

  • Self-directed weight loss programs

  • Commercial self-help programs such as Weight watchers

  • Professionally directed behavior modification programs, which are the most effective treatment

  • Surgery, as a last resort

Treatment for obesity

Treatment for Obesity

Question number: 142

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What is grounded theory and list out its functions (Mark 8)

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  • Grounded theory- This approach involves an active participation of the researcher in the activities of the group, culture or community.

  • The data regarding the required information is collected with the help of observation. It is generally used in generating or developing theories

Functions of Grounded theory

  • It helps in identifying anchors or codes that allow the key points of the data to be gathered

  • It helps in making implicit belief systems and explicit with the help of researchers questions and analysis

  • It consists of a set of steps whose careful execution is thought to “guarantee” a good theory as the outcome.

  • Data collection and analysis continue throughout the study

Functions of Grounded theory

Functions of Grounded Theory