Assignment 2: Term Paper
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For Week 3, you developed an Annotated Bibliography of research on two disorders. For this assignment you will pick one of the disorders and write a term paper on that disorder.
Your paper should address information on the following areas:Describe the origins or history of the mental disorders.Describe the psychological theory or theories that relate to the mental disorders especially in the areas of diagnosis and treatment.Describe the difference if any in age of onset and diagnostic criteria based on gender.Explain the potential impact of the mental disorders on the individual and his or her family.Explain the social perceptions of the mental disorders from stigma to advocacy.
The paper should adhere to the following guidelines:The length of the paper should be 12–14 double-spaced pages (not including the title and reference pages).For the main sections it should have a:Title pageIntroductionLiterature reviewConclusionReference page(s)
Please see the assignment template for details on each section.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points Submitted an introduction, with a brief overview of what will be covered and the purpose of the term paper.70Submitted a literature review for the term paper.50Submitted the discussion and conclusions.80
Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary and utilized APA format and style. Format will include:A title pageAn abstract (not more than 250 words)An introductionA literature reviewDiscussion or conclusionsReference page50Total: 250