A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 252 - 254 of 299

Question number: 252

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Brief about the difference between prevalence and incidence (Marks 4)

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Distinguishing prevalence from incidence are as follows

  • Prevalence- How many people in the population as a whole have the disorder?

  • Incidence- How many new cases occur during a given period such as a year, represent the incidence of the disorder

Distinguishing prevalence from incidence

Distinguishing Prevalence from Incidence

Question number: 253

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Explain the concept of HRD (Marks 5)

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Human resource development in the organizational context is a process by which the employees of an organization are helped in a continuous planned way

  • Acquire or sharpen capabilities required to perform various functions associated with their present or expected future roles

  • Develop their general capabilities as individuals and discover and exploit their own inner potentials for their own organizational development purposes

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Human Resource Development

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Brief about Psychological dysfunctions- (Marks 6)

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Psychological dysfunction are as follows

  • Psychological dysfunction refers to a breakdown in cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning

  • For example, if you are out on a date, it should be fun. But if you experience severe fear all evening and just to go home, even though there is nothing to be afraid of, and the severe fear happens on every date, your emotions are not functioning properly

  • However, if all your friends agree that the person who asked you out is unpredictable and dangerous in some way, then it would not be dysfunctional for you to be fearful and avoid the date