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

Question 140

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

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  • 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

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Question 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

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Question 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

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