PSY101: Week 5 Assignment
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This assignment supports the following objective(s):
• Describe psychological disorders and possible treatment options.
This week we discussed psychological disorders and the therapies used to treat each disorder. For this assignment, you will select a disorder you would like to learn more about.
• One Word document (approximately 500 words)
• Name the document using the proper file naming convention: PSY101_wk5_assn_jsmith_mmddyyyy
Perform the following tasks:
1. Select a psychological disorder you would like to learn more about.
2. Research the most appropriate treatment for the disorder.
3. Be sure to include at least three sources in your research. Include references and a bibliography. Your resources should include this week’s readings, in addition to the external research you conduct using outside sources. LIRN should be an excellent place to find information.
4. Once you’ve completed your research, compose a paper detailing what you’ve learned. Be sure to include the following information:
a. Summarize the disorder, including symptoms and behaviors
b. Describe the most appropriate treatment for the disorder
Rubric: See assignment rubric for grading details.
Gradable items in assignment
Summary of disorder, including symptoms and behaviors
At least three resources indicated and referenced, and bibliography included
Description of appropriate treatment for the disorder
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