Abnormal Psychology 3020

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Abnormal Psychology 3020 Paper Requirements One topic paper is due at the end of the semester. This paper should be your original work. Please pick one psychological disorder, i.e., autism, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, and write a 3-5 page paper discussing the disorder in detail. Your paper should include the following items: Definition of the disorder Warning signs for parents and/or caregivers Criteria for diagnosis of the disorder from the DSM-V; include examples for each of the symptoms Age of onset, type of onset (acute, episodic) Relation to developmental milestones (talking, walking, socializing, etc.) Significant findings related to emotional impairment biological findings social implications behavioral dysfunction effects on family Treatment options and best outcomes References throughout paper Reference page

Your paper should be written using APA style. Please use one-inch margins and double space your paper. Remember to correctly cite your resources throughout the body of your paper and include a reference page with at least 4 references. Three of the references must be from scholarly sources (i.e., journals, texts), not including the class text. Pick one that hasn’t been talked about or surprised one that the teacher & students will be like wow, didn’t know about that.

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