[SOLUTION] Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Research a specific psychological disorder. Preferably, the topic must be one which is discussed in the text and described in the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The length of the body of the paper must be at least 3 pages, and must not exceed 6 pages of summarized research findings. You may use MLA or APA format. In addition to this, include a title page and references; these do not count toward the minimum number of pages required. You must use a minimum of 4 sources. (The textbook and the DSM-V are two.) The research paper will address the following aspects, organized in this order: I. Title Page II. Introduction: Introduce and describe the topic. Include a discussion of the specific criteria as described in the DSM. III. Cause of the Illness: Current research as to the cause of the illness IV. Identify any unique aspects of the disorder (if any). V. What are the roles of biology, cognition, and experience in the development of the disorder? How do those influences interact? VI. Treatment: Various treatment approaches for this disorder, including the benefits of the treatment VII. Prevention: Research as to the prevention of the illness VIII. Conclusion: Include a closing summary of the research IX. References: APA-style or MLA-style Organize paper according to directions. Use the references you found for your References Assignment. The use of 3rd person point of view is expected for this type of research assignment. Correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation is expected. Include not more than ½ page of directly quoted material. Directly quoted material in excess of ½ page would not count towards length/content requirements of the paper.
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