Paper-perceptions and causes of psychopathology | PSYCH/650: Psychopathology | University of Phoenix

  

In a 175 word count respond to the following 

Why is abnormality so difficult to define? What characteristics help us recognize abnormality?

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Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss the causes of psychopathology.

Address the following:

· Provide a brief overview of how culture is a factor in determining the expression of psychopathology.

· Examine the causes of psychopathology using one of the psychological perspectives in the text.

· Explain the changes in society’s perception of psychopathology as a function of a historical period.

Cite at least two peer-reviewed sources.

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Grading Guide

Perceptions and Causes of Psychopathology

This assignment is due in Week One.

  

Content

60   Percent

Points   Earned

X/5

 

· Provides a brief overview of how culture is a   factor in determining the expression of psychopathology.

· Examine causes of psychopathology by using one of   the psychological perspectives listed in the text.

· Explains the changes in society’s perception of   psychopathology as a function of historical time period.

Comments:

 

Organization   and Development

20   Percent

Points   Earned

X/1.5

 

· The paper is 1,050 to   1,400 words in length.

· The paper is clear and   organized; major points are supported by details, examples, or analysis.

· The tone aligns with the   assignment’s purpose and is geared towards the appropriate audience.

· The paper provides   relevant and sufficient background on the topic.

· The paper is logical,   flows, and reviews the major points.

Comments:

 

Mechanics   and Format

20   Percent

Points   Earned

X/1.5

 

· The assignment file is   presentable and functional.

· Rules of grammar, usage,   and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.

· The paper—including the   title page, reference page, tables, and any appendices—is consistent with APA   guidelines.

Comments:

 

Additional   Comments:

Total   Earned 

X/8