Disease Model Versus Positive PsychologyWorksheetPSY/225 Version 1University of Phoenix MaterialDisease Model Versus Positive Psychology WorksheetRead the scenario and answer the questions in no less than 200 words each. Support your responseswith detail from this weeks assigned video and reading. Include APA-formatted citations and references.William is a 44-year old project manager for a large commercial construction firm. He started out as agifted carpenter who greatly enjoyed designing and building custom furniture. However, after severalpromotions, he focuses on bringing in new business. He spends many work hours at his computer or onthe telephone. He is divorced and rarely sees his two daughters. In recent years, he has gained weightand is displeased with his appearance, but has no interest in or energy for exercise. He does not sleepwell because he worries about business problems at night. He was recently diagnosed with high bloodpressure. Although he is financially secure, he rarely takes vacations or socializes outside of the office.He has begun to feel that his life is pointless.1. Discuss Williams situation from the perspective of traditional psychology. What information wouldbe most important? What conclusions and recommendations might be made by a psychologistworking from the disease model?2. Discuss Williams situation from the perspective of positive psychology. What information wouldbe most important? What conclusions and recommendations might be made by a psychologistworking from the positive psychology model?Copyright Â© 2014 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved.1
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