Describe the difference, if any, in age of onset and diagnostic criteria based on gender.

Assignment 2: Annotated Bibliography

This week, you will complete a annotated bibliography for a paper that will be due in Week 5. For more information on the required format of the bibliography please click on annotated bibliography template.

For Week 3, utilize the mental disorder categories from DSM-5 to do a annotated bibliography on current research (within the last five years) on two disorders derived from the following list of mental disorder categories:

  • Underdevelopment disorders
  • Precognitive disorders
  • Schizophrenia spectrum and other disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Bipolar and related disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma- and stress or-related disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
  • Somatic symptom and related disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Personality disorders

The literature review is part of a final paper which will be due in Week 5. As part of choosing scholarly journal articles for the literature review, you will use the following subtopics in determining what articles to use.

  • Describe from 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.

Using the South University Online Library only, find three journal articles related to each topic area chosen. (Your textbook, Wikipedia, or any other Web source will not be accepted for this assignment.) The journal articles have to be from peer-reviewed scholarly journals. The articles do not need to be empirical studies but are required to be from primary sources.

  • Write a summary for each of the journal articles found.
  • Write an analysis and evaluation for each of the journal articles found.

 

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Wrote a summary for each of the journal articles found.
80
Wrote an analysis and evaluation for each of the journal articles found.
80
Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary and utilized SPA format which includes the following:

  • A title page
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Reference Page
40
Total:
200
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