Applying the DSM
Applying the DSM For this assignment you will present information to an interested audience about a particular psychological disorder in the DSM-5. You will be discussing how the diagnosis and the treatment have changed over time, so take this into consideration as you choose the disorder you will address. To begin this assignment: Select one psychological disorder in the DSM-5 to use for this assignment. Consider your current workplace or community and select a target audience for your presentation. Using your course text, unit resources, DSM-5, and three or more scholarly journal articles, design a PowerPoint presentation in which you: Select a theory from the text or elsewhere and discuss how the theory would view the causes of the specific disorder. Discuss the current diagnostic criteria for the disorder from the DSM-5. Provide a brief case example that would meet the diagnostic criteria. Describe how the DSM-5 version of the diagnosis reconsiders the DSM-4 diagnosis. Describe the changes in treatment. Assess what led to the changes of the diagnosis and treatment approaches. Use current research to support your analysis. Support your analysis of the changes with evidence from scholarly research. For this assignment you are expected to meet the following requirements: Title slide: Include your name, course, date, and instructor. Abstract: No abstract is required for the assignment. Reference: Textbook, DSM-5, three or more peer-reviewed journal articles. Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message. APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting. Length of presentation: 10–15 slides. Speaker’s notes: Included on each slide. Submit your presentation to the assignment area for grading.