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Week 5 Discussion
The discussion assignment provides a forum to discuss the relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies covered. For this assignment make sure to answer all questions by the due date assigned. Provide a detailed response directly in the Discussion Area. Do not use attached documents.
To support your work, make sure to utilize your course and text readings. When asked, also utilize outside sources. As in all assignments, make sure to cite and provide references for your sources utilizing APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between one or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
The purpose of this assignment is to review some of the psychological disorders that psychologists and other mental health professionals may be working with in their profession. For this assignment, please use the National Institute of Mental Health (information on psychological disorders and treatment). Describe at least one major psychological disorder.
- What is the disorder?
- The types if any
- Possible causes
- Signs and symptoms
- Treatment (medications and psychotherapy)