Part one: Identify different historical definitions of and explanations for mental illnesses
Part two: Apply social stress theory to mental disorders
Part three: Analyze the interactional contexts in which the mentally ill are identified and treated
Part one: Identify different historical definitions of, and causal explanations for, fat bodies and eating disorders
Part two: Apply and evaluate self-control theory’s explanation of the causes of obesity
Part three: Analyze the interactional contexts and experiences in which weight-related deviance occurs
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Part one: Recognize various historical definitions and explanations for mental illnesses.
Part two: Apply the theory of social stress to mental disorders.
Part three: Examine the interactional contexts in which mentally ill people are identified and treated.
Part one of Chapter 13: Identify various historical definitions of fat bodies and eating disorders, as well as causal explanations for them.
Part two: Apply and assess self-control theory’s explanation of obesity causes.
Part three: Examine the interactional contexts and experiences that lead to weight-related deviance.
The following criteria will be used to grade the posts:
Relevance: the ideas expressed show that the student read and understood the assigned material.
Clarity and coherence: the ideas are stated in a clear and coherent manner.
There is evidence that the student has used critical thinking.