Three Sociological Perspectives Analysis

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This term in HSP3MI, our class has analyzed human behaviour from the three social science perspectives: psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Each social science offers valuable viewpoints in explaining, ‘why people do the things that they do?’ However, there is often one perspective that works especially well when applied to a specific social issue and this was illustrated in the year end presentations. The issue of child abuse was best assessed by psychology because of the mental illnesses, and substance abuse that follows it. The issue of suicide was best assessed by sociology because of media 's effect on suicide and the copycat effect. The issue of teen pregnancy was best assessed by anthropology because of the different cultures…show more content…
I thought that the issue child abuse was best suited for psychology because of all the emotional damage that the children go through, when children are abused their mental illnesses tend to start earlier on in life, which leads to hospitalizations for the mental illnesses or for the abuse, Children who are abused tend to have a higher rate of suicide attempts, substance abuse, and personality disorders. Young children may develop depression and be suicidal. Children who are abused tend to be withdrawn from social events and show violent behaviour. Older children tend to run away or abuse others themselves. This is bad because if they abuse others it just creates a violent cycle which has negative effects on both the people. Adults who have been abused tend to have marital problems and have sexual issues. I believe that the effect child abuse has on children is extremely dangerous. It can cause them to have trust issues, emotional problems, and have them commit…show more content…
When it comes to suicide i believe that they did a great job showing how when someone commits suicide it has a copycat effect. When it comes to teen pregnancy I think they did a good job showing how it affects cultures and countries. The three social sciences offer remarkable information. These three social sciences are psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Each group did a great job presenting their topic, but I think these three groups did the
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