Psychology Question

For your final disorder,choose aDSMV disorder and a specific population affected by the disorder (e.g., veterans and PTSD;homeless individuals and schizophrenia;teen girls and anorexia; men andborderline personality disorder; children and bipolardisorder,etc.).You can be as broad or asspecific as youd like.

The guidelines for this paper are very broad. As you have the freedom to choose a variety of
diagnoses, students will likely find different materials/research. The main topics that should be
covered are Disorder (introduce the diagnosis, discuss diagnostic criteria and/or clinical
presentations in the population you chose, how/why the disorder affects this group [does it
manifest differ, occur frequently/infrequently, etc.], possible causes) , Treatment , and
Sociocultural or experiential influences (do any specific factors like race, ethnicity, gender, class
or socioeconomic status, stigma, or any events (traumatic events, past or historical trauma, use of
substances, etc.) that may influence the onset/duration/manifestation of or treatment of this
disorder?). You dont need to make your paper flow in that specific order (disorder
treatment influences). Rather, you just want to hit on these topics within your paper.
Please use at least 2 scholarly articles for this presentation. Please write this paper in APA format
(12 pt font, 1 margins, intext citations, etc.) and create a references page with the various
resources youve used. This paper should be a minimum of 3 pages (you can exceed this if you need
Consider the following areas for your Paper:
Diagnosis & population
o Describe the DSMV diagnosis and its criteria
o Discuss any important subtypes if they exist
o Introduce your population
o Do the symptoms present differently in your selected population? If so, discuss how
this disorder likely presents
o Why may the symptoms look different for this selected population compared to a
more traditional textbook case of the disorder? What factors may contribute to
Prevalence rates
o Is your selected population affected by this diagnosis at different rates than the
general population? If so, why?
o What methods are effective in treating the diagnosis in your selected population?
o Does your selected population typically not receive effective treatment? Why may
this be?
Is there a stigma that this population may face?
o What treatment disparities, if any, exist?
o Are there any culturallyspecific treatments available that can be used? Are they
Any other sociocultural influences/aspects that are relevant and important to this disorder?