For this assignment, you will be examining the historical foundations of three major schools of thought within the field of psychology: psychoanalysis, Behaviorism, and Humanism.
You will be applying the three major theories and the concepts from these theories to help understand a case scenario. You will be comparing and contrasting the strengths and the limitations of each of the theories in understanding the particular case. You will then draw a conclusion and defend your conclusion as to which theory best fits with understanding the particular case.
In a well-written 10–12 page scholarly paper, address the following:
Paraphrase as much of the information that you learn from sources as possible rather than using direct quotes. Quotes should be used only occasionally. Cite and reference all sources of information you paraphrase or quote in your work.
Apply the major concepts and theories from each school of thought to the following case study:
Judy is a 29-year-old single female. She has a very demanding, high stress job as a second-year medical resident in a large hospital. Judy has always been a high achiever. She graduated with top honors in both college and medical school. She has very high standards for herself and can be very self-critical when she fails to meet them. Lately, she has struggled with significant feelings of worthlessness and shame due to her inability to perform as well as she always has in the past.
Address the following in your paper:
In addition to other professional sources, such as your textbook, use a minimum of five scholarly sources to support your ideas. Please note that popular websites are not acceptable sources of support.
You do not need an index or abstract for this paper. Use the APA Style Paper Template to complete the assignment.
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