Question #1 (300 words 2 references)
Instructions: An ethnography is a detailed, qualitative study that emphasizes describing cultural phenomena with precision and accuracy, as opposed to explaining what causes it. What are the advantages and disadvantages to running this type of study, as opposed to a quantitative experiment? Also, what is the ethnographic fallacy, and why should scientists be wary of it? Please feel free to use outside sources to investigate your answer.
Further, take a look at the qualitative data below. In this qualitative study, participants were asked to state what they would think if they were told they had fatal disease. What are some themes you notice from the data? Into what categories could you sort the data? There are an infinite amount of correct answers – be creative!
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Question #2 (300 words 2 references)
Based on the unit resources, do you believe that ADHD is merely a behavioral disorder, or do you believe there is an underlying neurological component? Do you believe medication should be prescribed for children with ADHD? If you were charged with developing an intervention (treatment/behavioral) plan for a child with ADHD, what components would you include in your plan? Support your positions with cited resources.
Bipolar disorder is becoming increasingly diagnosed in children. What is bipolar disorder in children? How does it differ behaviorally and neurologically from bipolar disorder in adults? If you were charged with developing an intervention (treatment/behavioral) plan for a child with Bipolar disorder, what components would you include in your plan? Incorporate the research findings from the readings and your own research to support your position.