Diagnostic Paper Assignment

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Diagnostic Paper Assignment

Assignment Instructions:

Assignment due at the end of Week 7

Student will select one psychological disorder described in the course textbook, Psychopathology: Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding, 3rd edition (Maddux & Winstead, 2012). addressing the following points:

  1. Thoroughly describe the disorder in terms of symptom presentation AND DSM-5 diagnostic criteria
  2. Discuss treatment options for this disorder, being sure to outline both pharmacological and therapy-based options.
  3. Select one peer reviewed scholarly journal article from the APUS Library that relates to your selected diagnosis. Summarize the article and discuss how it relates to your selected diagnosis.

Required page length is 7-8 pages. Students are expected to follow all APA formatting guidelines.