You will select a celebrity, a case study, or someone you know who exhibits one of the mental disorders presented in the course. You may also choose a movie Character. Ask the question “How does this person exhibit symptoms or behaviors that represent abnormal behavior? Write an analysis essay paper of the character including a description of symptoms.
Using examples, the student will describe, justify and support the analysis and scope of the disorder presented by the character. Use of the DSM 5 for symptoms should be included. The DSM 5 symptoms are in Textbook and in Canvas. This must be an original paper written in your own writing style and matching your weekly Discussion Board posts.
Include and Bold Type these Topic Headings in your paper: Introduction (describe the case and the character); Diagnosis – include symptoms from DSM 5 and examples of the character’s behavior (be sure to read Chapter 14 about Personality Disorders before you diagnose the case); Etiology (causes of the Problem i.e. Psychological, biological); Social Factors (family or living conditions); Treatment Plan (type of therapy or medications); and Conclusion. Use your textbook, outside references, and class lectures to support your position. Students will include a minimum of 3 scholarly references. (5-6 pages) Use APA format and cite references throughout the paper. List your references. Title page will include Case Study Essay, your name, Course title, and the date. Include an Abstract page (summary). Turnitin similarity only 20% (if more revise paper and resubmit) Late papers will not be graded
Use your textbook, outside references, and class lectures and discussion to support your position. Students will include a minimum of 3 scholarly references. (5-6 pages for Essay Assignment)
Use APA format and cite references throughout the paper. List your references
Title page will include Assignment 1, your Name, Course title, and the Date.
See Canvas for the Essay and Oral Presentation Grading Rubrics