Culture clearly has strong effects on mental disorders. How does this influence what you think about what is normal or abnormal? The German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche thought that society itself might be neurotic, and suggested that our societies set up a “neurosis of health.” What do you think he meant by that? Do you think that society is unhealthy, and adapting to a sick society makes us depressed, anxious and off balanced?
Assignment 1: Discussion Question: The Role of the Forensic Psychologist
By the due date assigned, respond to the discussion question. Submit your responses to the appropriate Discussion Area. Start reviewing and responding to your classmates as early in the week as possible.
Assignment 1: Discussion Question
Do you agree with the concept of “civil commitment”? Why or why not? What is the role of a forensic psychologist in such cases?