Project #57263 - This is a 2 part course project and will need to be written in 2 different papers: Chosen Topic: Major Depressive Disorder.

This is a 2 part course project and will need to be written in 2 different papers: Chosen Topic: Major Depressive Disorder.

 

ASSIGNMENT 1

 

Assignment 2: Course Project Part I: Interview and Background Research

Refer to the Course Project Overview in Course Home. Early in the course, you have selected a specific disorder. Research it using your textbook and Argosy University online library resources. A minimum of 5 sources in addition to your textbook should be used. At least three of those sources should be peer-reviewed journal articles. The remaining 2 sources may be books, journal articles, or reputable web sites (like those from professional organizations or governmental agencies, not Wikipedia or similar sites).   

Review the rubric, as it provides detailed instructions on how best to succeed on this assignment. In the rubric, you will find that you need to address the following in a paper:

   Description of the selected disorder (Identify the DSM diagnostic category for the disorder and distinguish between diagnostic and commonly used terminology.)

   Causative factors of the disorder

   Diagnosis of the disorder

   Treatment of the disorder

   Survey of current research on the disorder

Write a 4–5-page paper in Word format. Remember to use the rubric as you write your paper. Apply APA standards to citation of sources, and include an APA style  title/cover page and reference page. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M3_A2.doc.

By Wednesday, February 18, 2015, deliver your assignment to the M3: Assignment 2 Dropbox.

Working ahead Using the feedback provided to you by your peers and instructors, finalize your interview questions and conduct the interview with a mental health professional in preparation for the paper due in Module 5.

 

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Description of selected disorder.

20

Causative factors of the disorder

32

Diagnosis of the disorder

32

Treatment of the disorder

36

Survey of current research on the disorder

36

Organization (12 points): Introduction, Thesis, Transitions, Conclusion

Usage and Mechanics (12 points): Grammar, Spelling, Sentence Structure

APA Elements (16 points): Attribution, Paraphrasing, Quotations

Style (4 points): Audience, Word Choice

44

Total:

200

 

 

ASSIGNMENT 2: CONDUCT RESEARCH IN THE UNITED STATES

 

 

Assignment 1: Course Project Part II—Practice

You have researched the theoretical writings related to your selected mental disorder in the second part of the course project. In the third part, you have examined the practice related to the disorder.

 

You have conducted field research on 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 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).

 

INFORMATION FOR THE INTERVIEW

 

The DSM disorder that I have chosen is Major Depressive Disorder; I have multiple family members including myself that suffer from depression.  Major Depressive Disorder is an illness that affects the body, mood, and thoughts (Williams, et al., 2002).  Such a disorder can be treated with appropriate medications.  A person how suffers form Major Depressive Disorder without treatment may experience difficulty with work, school, sleeping, eating, and the enjoyment of personal activities.   


List of questions:

1.     What is Major Depressive Disorder?

2.     What are the signs that someone is suffering from Major Depressive Disorder?

3.     Can clinical depression share similar commonalities of that of other types of Major Depressive Disorder?

4.     What types of treatments are available for Major Depressive Disorder?

5.     How can you be sure that the patient is receiving the correct treatment and appropriate dosages if applicable?

6.     How often should the treatment be monitored for progression, or setbacks?

7.     What is the duration for the treatment?

8.     Would you recommend clinical trial study as an alternative rather than monitoring the progression yourself?

9.     How would you deal with a patient that utilizes illegal substances, or consumes too much alcohol, and the prescribed medications? 

10.  Can clinical depression be cured or will the patient remain on some type of treatment for the duration of their life?

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. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A1.doc.

 

Assignment Criteria

Max Points

Describe the extent and nature of the disorder, such as number of people diagnosed and under treatment, demographics, and other factors of interest.

40

Explain how the selected disorder is diagnosed.

35

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.

60

Differentiate the diagnosis of this disorder from those of the other disorders within the same diagnostic category.

40

Comment on culturally bound syndromes, cultural biases, or the interplay between assessment and diagnosis and culture.

35

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).

35

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

Total:

300

 

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Due By (Pacific Time) 02/16/2015 12:00 am
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