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PSY401 Clinical Psychology Assignment No 01 Spring 2020 Solution & Discussion Due Date: 08-06-2020

PSY401 Clinical Psychology Assignment No 01 Spring 2020 Solution & Discussion Due Date: 08-06-2020

PSY401 Assignment 1 Solution & Discussion Spring 2020SEMESTER SPRING 2020

Clinical Psychology (PSY401) ASSIGNMENT No. 01

Due Date: June 08, 2020                Marks: 20


Assignment Objectives: Upon the successful completion of this assignment, students will be able to understand various threats to internal and external validity.


AssignmentYou have read about threats to internal and external validity in lecture 10 of your course in detail. Following are few scenarios related to these threats. You are supposed to read them in detail and identify the threat to validity discussed in each scenario. After that justify your selection of how the provided scenario depicts the chosen threat to validity.




Sana, a researcher showed her warmth, friendly and encouraging attitude while giving instructions to a group of participants in a treatment group and expected that those participants would produce good                        performance. Meanwhile, she showed her cold, aloof and somewhat stern  attitude  while giving

instructions  to  a  group  of




participants in a control group and expected  that this group may show poor performance in research




Afifa administered MMPI- II on medical students in order to assess their perceived stress, anxiety, depression                                       and interpersonal difficulties. Her participants know the purpose of MMPI-II administration                                       and provided fake answers in order to prove themselves as psychologically sound




Fariha wanted to examine the effectiveness of cognitive                            behavioral therapy in reducing symptoms of depression. For this, she took clients with Major depressive disorder and studied same participants  for a  period of

5 years. Most of the participants did not show interest    after    passing   2

years  of  study  and usually




did not come when Fariha

called them.



Rubab’s client had a good insight about her depressive episode. Rubab considered that her client is intelligent and return back to her

normal life very soon.




Instructions to follow:

  1. Please record your answers in the given table otherwise your assignment will be graded as
  2. In identification, write the name of threat to
  3. In justification section, how the provided scenario justified the threat to
  4. Do not copy paste and write in your own

Marking scheme: 2for identification, 3 for justification 5*4=20


Important Instructions:

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting the assignment solution.


Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due date.


No assignment will be accepted through e-mail once the solution has been uploaded by the instructor.


Formatting guidelines:

  • Use the font style “Times New Roman”/ “Arial” and font size “12”.
  • It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word.
  • Use black and blue font colors Solution guidelines:

 Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an analytical assignment.

  • Give the answer according to
  • For acquiring the relevant knowledge, don’t rely only on handouts but watch the video lectures, use other reference books and explore different web


Rules for Marking

Please note that your assignment will not be graded or graded as Zero (0) if:

  • It has been submitted after due date
  • The file you uploaded does not open or is corrupt
  • It is in any format other than doc (MS. Word)
  • The given format has not been followed
  • It is cheated or copied from other students, internet, books, journals etc…

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