1. Main Entry: This Report Back assignment allows you to gather information about concepts that we are discussing during the unit and test them out in the world! As you report your results, please do not indicate full names. To accomplish this Report Back activity:
1. Respond with your personal answers to the Report Back questions.
2. Ask five adult volunteers the Report Back questions. Using only adult volunteers adds standardization to this activity.
3. Report back on your results by Saturday, presenting your volunteers' responses
4. Briefly summarize your observations, connecting your observations to this week's readings. (Include APA Style references.)
Ask your volunteers the following questions:
1. There are many popularly held beliefs and stereotypes about schizophrenia. List two beliefs that you can think of.
2. On a scale of 0 to 10, with 0 being "not at all" and 10 being "absolutely accurate," how accurate do you think each of the beliefs are? Rank each individually.
3. How do you think schizophrenia is diagnosed?
In your summary address:
People often have faulty impressions concerning the diagnosis of different mental illnesses such as schizophrenia. Based upon your Report Back exercise, what have you learned about the general perception others have about schizophrenia and its diagnoses? What accuracies and inaccuracies did you note? Are any of the beliefs or stereotypes mentioned by your volunteers applicable to dissociative disorders? If so, which ones?