Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5): Introduction and Psychiatric Diagnosis

Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5): Introduction and Psychiatric Diagnosis In this lesson, you will focus on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and examine the major types of psychiatric disorders frequently seen in forensic settings. *This week’s assignment is a mid-term essay.* You are responsible for the required reading and for viewing the multimedia resources within the lesson. At the end of this lesson, you will demonstrate your understanding of the lesson objectives from lessons 1-4 by completing a 3-4 page, 600-800-word critical thinking essay that references at least four authoritative sources such as the lesson materials or Rio Salado library guide. readings “DSM-5” PDF – “Index of Psychiatric Disorders” – “Symptoms and Treatments of Mental Disorders” Other readings “Bipolar Disorder “PTSD “Schizophrenia “Antisocial Personality Disorder **************************************************************************************************** instructions from proffesor *Submit to turnitin has to be 10% or less *When using APA Writing Style format, you must use paragraph topic titles and sub-topic titles (bolded) as required *****use topic titles, a paragraph entitled “Conclusion******** *Remember to center your bolded paragraph titles. Only sub-paragraphs of main paragraphs are seated at the left margin * CRAAP Test Evaluation Currency-Relevance-Authority-Accuracy-Purpose ****************************************************************************************************************** Lesson Objectives Describe the structure of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Describe basic characteristics of the major types of psychiatric disorders frequently seen in forensic settings. AJS255-lesson 4 ESSAY Midterm Critical Thinking Essay – 600-800 words using a minimum of 4 references Your midterm essay involves writing a 3-4-page essay on the topic of forensic psychology in the news. In your paper, you will present, summarize, and explain a media piece (such as an article, news clip, or blog post) that demonstrates some aspect of forensic psychology. You must explicitly tie your selected media piece to forensic psychology and explain its importance and relevance to the field. Incorporate key terms and concepts discussed in Lessons 1 through 4. Review your work to make sure that you completely answer all questions before submitting. **********************************************