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					      ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD
                   (Department of Gender and Women Studies)
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Guide Line for Assignment Preparation:
As this is a take home type examination, you are free to consult book, internet and
other information sources. However don’t completely copy your answers from these
books or the internet. Typed assignments will not be acceptable in any way. Please
arrange your answers with an introduction, main discussion with sub topics and
conclusion. If reference of other researches being quoted, it should be properly
acknowledged. All questions carry equal marks.

                             ASSIGNMENT No. 1
                                     (Units: 1–5)

Course: Lifespan Development of Women: Psychosocial Context (4642)
Level: M. Sc.                                       Semester: Autumn, 2011
Credit Hours: 03                                          Total Marks: 100
                                                             Pass Marks: 40
Note: Attempt all questions.
Q. 1 Explain the role of biological factors like chromosomes and hormones in the
     gender Dimorphism?                                                     (20)

Q. 2 Are male and female human brains different? Support your answer with
     research.                                                       (20)

Q. 3 Discuss in detail the differences in the sexual growth and personality development
     of males and females during adolescence.                                      (20)


Q. 4 What are the taboos and myths associated with menstruation in our society? Also
     suggest a few effective coping strategies to deal with Premenstrual Syndrome
     PMS.                                                                       (20)
Q. 5 Describe the various stages of prenatal development of the fetus. Also enlist the
     factors which hinder the normal development of fetus.                        (20)

                               ASSIGNMENT No. 2
                                       (Units: 6–9)
Total Marks: 100                                                           Pass Marks: 40

Note: Attempt all questions.
Q. 1 Discuss the psychosocial implications of pregnancy on the mother. Discuss in
     detail about the myths and stereotypes of motherhood.                   (20)

Q. 2 Discuss the Psychological changes that occur in aging women in later adulthood.
     Also relate the most common social problems of the older women in Pakistan. (20)

Q. 3 Write about the causes and symptoms of clinical Depression. Why are women
     more at risk of suffering from depression than men.                   (20)

Q. 4 Discuss different techniques used in Behaviouristic and cognitive Psychotherapies. (20)

Q. 5 Write in detail about the prevalence and effectiveness of various Muslim spiritual
     healing methods for mental illnesses.                                        (20)




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Description: AIOU Autumn 2011 Semester Assignments of Postgraduate to PhD Level Classes Students,