Write a research paper of 5 pages (double spaced) on any topic of interest in the area of abnormal behavior,PAPER WRITING


PaperStudents are expected to do an in-depth study of the professional literature related to a specific topic in the field of abnormal psychology. The major purpose of this paper is for you to describe, in your own words, your understanding of what you have read in the literature. Correct use of APA style is an essential part of the paper.

Write a research paper of 5 pages (double spaced) on any topic of interest in the area of abnormal behavior. Your paper needs to include reference to our textbook and at least four to six (4-6) full-text peer reviewed journals or books (i.e.: American Journal of Psychiatry, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, etc…). WIKIPEDIA is not an acceptable reference. . Writing well is critical.
Instructions for Writing the Research Paper:

Length: The body of your essay should be five (5) pages. Add three (3) pages: 1) title page, 2) abstract, and 3) references. If figures and graphs are included in an appendix the paper should not exceed 10 pages. Late papers will not be accepted. Follow APA style.

Topic and Content: Your paper may be about any topic that interests you in the field of abnormal behavior. However, it must include a scholarly review of the theoretical and empirical literature on your topic and present a biopsychosocial perspective.

Suggested databases:
National University: http://library.nu. edu/FindResources/ ResourceFinder.cfm
Medline (National Library of Medicine): http://gateway.nlm. nih.gov/gw/Cmd
PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm. nih.gov/pubmed/
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: http://nccam.nih. gov/ (produced by the National Institute of Health)

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