Term paper should be written on some type of mental health issue and how it relates to myself or someone in my immediate family. Signs they have shown and any diagnosis are encouraged to be included. Topic should be my wife and her Co-Dependency and her Depression. Feel free to ask me for any details you may need, but it needs to sound very personal and real.

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Grading Rubric

Research paper: You will construct a research paper on a relevant topic of your choosing from the development chapter 9 that is approved by the instructor. Papers should be based on scholarly research and written in APA format using references. Your paper is worth a test grade.

Possible points earned
Topic 25
Relevant to the course (5pts)
Approved by instructor (5pts)
Content is on-topic (5pts)
Topic is applicable (5pts)
Research-based (5pts)

Use of research 20
Based on scholarly journal research that is current (2000-2012) (10)
Minimum of 4 references (10)

Writing 20
Well written, grammatically correct (10)
Correct use of citations/ references (10)

Format 25
APA format (5pts)
Includes title page (5pts)
Includes reference page (5pts)
Includes Abstract (5pts)
Minimum of 3 pages length (not including abstract, title page, and reference, 5pts)

Timeliness 10
Submission and presentation of paper on time (10)

Total possible points 100

Posted by: LaDonna Harris
Posted to: HLEC – General Psychology PSYC2301.20180319.544189

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