Unit 9 diagnosis of psychopathology

For this assignment, you are asked to write a 3- to 5-page expository essay on the use of technology in the diagnosis of psychopathology. Choose one of the following four diagnoses to focus your essay content on this week:_x000D_
Major Depressive Disorder_x000D_
Generalized Anxiety Disorder_x000D_
Bipolar Disorder_x000D_
Substance Use Disorder_x000D_
Using peer-reviewed journal articles and your course text, provide an in-depth analysis of the benefits of using technology to assist in diagnosing the identified disorder you have chosen for the assignment._x000D_
Be sure to include the following components in your paper:_x000D_
Examine at least three technologies that can be utilized to diagnose the identified disorder._x000D_
Provide a rationale for why each of the technologies could be effective and accurate in diagnosing the disorder. _x000D_
Explain how each technology identified can be useful in supplementing data gathered through self-report alone. _x000D_
Apply at least two telebehavioral health treatment interventions that would be generally beneficial in treating persons who have the identified diagnosis. _x000D_
Provide a rationale for the use of each telebehavioral health platform that is utilized (video, phone, texting, chat/IM, mobile coaching, etc.). _x000D_
Explain in detail why the identified interventions would be applicable and beneficial in treating the identified disorder._x000D_
Provide at least two peer-reviewed article examples of the effectiveness of each treatment intervention._x000D_
Your assignment should be 3–5 pages, not including the title and reference pages, and should include the following elements:_x000D_
Title page: Provide your name, section number, and date._x000D_
Body: Include an introductory and a concluding paragraph. Answer all the questions, reflecting appropriate personal and professional insights._x000D_
The assignment must be written in Standard English and demonstrate superior organization, including a highly developed viewpoint and purpose that is clearly established and sustained. The communication of your thoughts must be highly ordered, logical, and unified, displaying exceptional content, organization, style, and mechanics (including the use of correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure)._x000D_
Your responses should reflect professional writing standards, using proper tone and language. The writing and writing style should be correct and accurate, and reflect knowledge of the foundations of psychopathology._x000D_
Reference page: Sources listed in APA format._x000D_
Include a minimum of three sources to support your responses and conclusions. One can be your text. The other should be from a peer-reviewed journal or article found in the Purdue Global Library._x000D_
Use Arial or Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced and left-aligned._x000D_
Use standard 1″ margins on all sides._x000D_
Use current APA formatting and citation style._x000D_
This assignment assesses the following Course Outcome:_x000D_
PS525-5: Examine the role of technology of telehealth in diagnostics practice and treatment intervention._x000D_

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *