Throughout the duration of this course you are required to write an 8- to 12-page paper on a specific diagnostic category of your choice. You should select a disorder from the text and seek approval from your instructor in Module 1.
The following information, on the disorder, should be included in your paper: Clinical presentation (What do the symptoms associated with the disorder look like?)
Diagnostic criteria from the DSM-5
Prevalence and incidence rates
A review of theoretical perspectives on causes of the disorder (along with empirical support)
A review of treatment approaches and outcome studies (along with empirical support)
A case example/study
References (peer-reviewed journal articles, not websites); articles should be from 2000 or later.
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