mental disorder – Depression)

You have researched the theoretical writings related to your selected mental disorder (Selected mental disorder – Depression). You have also conducted field research about practice related to the disorder—an interview with a mental health professional. Based on all of the information you have gathered, develop a paper that includes the following:

  • Describe the cause, extent, and nature of the disorder, such as number of people diagnosed and under treatment, demographics, and other factors of interest.
  • Explain how the selected disorder is diagnosed.
  • Explain how the selected disorder is treated. Be sure to include all the views on appropriate treatment and comment on diversity of views or dissent.
  • Differentiate the diagnosis of this disorder from those of the other disorders within the same diagnostic category.
  • Comment on culturally bound syndromes, cultural biases, or the interplay between assessment and diagnosis and culture.
  • Provide data from the professional interview completed relevantly and substantively integrating this information into the body of the paper. Provide the name of the interviewed professional with his/her credentials. Written transcripts of the interview should be recorded and submitted with the assignment (e.g. in paper as an appendices).

Write a 4–5-page paper in Word format. Make sure to review the rubric so as to address all necessary criteria. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

*Interview attached

Assignment CriteriaMaximum Points

  • Describe the cause, extent, and nature of the disorder, such as number of people diagnosed and under treatment, demographics, and other factors of interest.
  • Explain how the selected disorder is diagnosed.
  • Explain how the selected disorder is treated. Be sure to include all the views on appropriate treatment and comment on diversity of views or dissent.
  • Differentiate the diagnosis of this disorder from those of the other disorders within the same diagnostic category.
  • Comment on culturally bound syndromes, cultural biases, or the interplay between assessment and diagnosis and culture.
  • Professional interview completed and interview data relevantly and substantively integrated into the body of the paper.
  • Name of the interviewed professional with his/her credentials are included. Transcripts of the interview were also submitted (e.g. in paper as an appendices).
  • Organization (16 points): Introduction, Thesis, Transitions, Conclusion
  • Usage and Mechanics (15 points): Grammar, Spelling, Sentence Structure
  • APA Elements (22 points): Attribution, Paraphrasing, Quotations
  • Style (7 points): Audience, Word Choice
  • 60
 
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Originally posted 2023-04-20 01:46:37.