Psychological Disorders

Psychological Disorders Power Point Presentation

“Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!” –Charles Dickens

For this assignment, you will create an informative Power Point presentation as described below.

Choose one of the psychological disorders you read about in chapter 12 of the text.
You must use three or more academically credible sources to research the disorder.

1. The textbook can be one of your sources.
2. Required:   Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5) (see how to access this source below).
3. Any academically credible website. Note: Sites such as Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers,, etc. are not acceptable.   Obtain your information only from authoritative sources.   If you’re unsure about the suitability of a source, send me a message through your individual forum.

To access the DSM 5: From the main library tab University library (upper left side of the page)  Under Library Resources, click View All Resources Alphabetically  Click DSM-IV-TR  Click the DSM-5 Tab (next to the “Home” tab)  Choose Section II: Diagnostic Criteria and Codes.

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When you have completed your research, create an informative Power Point presentation consisting of at least 9 slides in which you thoroughly address the following in your own words (do not simply copy/paste information from your sources):

• Complete definition of the disorder.

• Detailed description of the disorder’s symptoms.

• Prevalence...