Assignment: Psychological Disorders

Assignment: Psychological Disorders

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Assignment: Psychological Disorders

The Assignment (2–3 pages):

  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of diagnosing and classifying psychological disorders. Include in your evaluation responses to the following prompts:
    • Evaluate the advantages of diagnosis and classification in mental health settings. Be specific and provide examples where appropriate.
    • Evaluate the disadvantages of diagnosis and classification in mental health settings. Be specific and provide examples where appropriate.
    • From a multicultural perspective, explain what issues might arise with respect to the assessment and diagnosis of individuals from different cultural backgrounds (review this table in the textbook: Multicultural Hot Spots in Assessment and Diagnosis).
    • Finally, based on your evaluations in the prior prompts, explain your position regarding the relative advantages and disadvantages of current diagnostic and classification practices, including an assessment of whether you believe the advantages outweigh the disadvantages or vice versa. Be sure to support your position.

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered