Briefly describe the biopsychosocial model commonly used in psychology.
The biopsychosocial model shows the interactions between biological, psychological, and social factors as they relate to development. The theory states that genetics, psychological factors including mental health and personality, and social environment all play a part in how a person experiences life. These factors also play a role in mental illness.
List three elements of American Gothic Fiction.
American Gothic Fiction elements include, but are not limited to: ghosts, monsters, and antiheroes.
Briefly explain the Strain Theory of criminology.
Strain theory states that most people have the same goals, but not everyone has the same means to achieve these goals. When someone fails to meet society's expectations through legal means, such as hard work and delayed gratification, they may turn to illegal methods to meet these expectations.