Problem 15E

Three drugs are being tested for use as the treatment of a certain disease. Let p1, p2, and p3 represent the probabilities of success for the respective drugs. As three patients come in, each is given one of the drugs in a random order. After n = 10 “triples” and assuming independence, compute the probability that the maximum number of successes with one of the drugs exceeds eight if, in fact, p1 = p2 = p3 = 0.7.

Mood Disorders 2/23 Moods- enduring states of feeling that influence our psychological functioning. Theories about causes of Depressed moods: Seligman's Learned helplessness theory (started from looking at learned helplessness to learned well-being) o People who are highly stressed develop a sort of anxiety about it o Experience hopelessness as stress continues o Thoughts towards self become negative (self-blaming for the stress in their life becomes all-encompassing) o Attitude towards life become negative in general o The person gives up o *** Model does NOT hold up for children Beck's Depressive Cognitive Triad: self/ own situation/ future o Distorted thinking keeps them from a