Unit III Article Critique
In this unit, you learned about two categories of disorder, mood disorders (bipolar, depression, etc.) and anxiety disorders. For this assignment, you will use the databases within the CSU Online Library to select an article that focuses on these two categories of disorder. Be sure that your article covers both anxiety disorders and mood disorders. The article must be from a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. Please contact the library team if you need assistance locating an article in the library’s databases. In addition, you can click here to watch a tutorial created by the CSU Writing Center, which offers helpful tips on what peer-reviewed articles are and how to find them.
After selecting your article, you will write a two-page paper that discusses what the article was about and includes your critique of the article. Your article critique must address the elements below:
Discuss the etiology that contributes to the mood disorders.
Describe the symptoms (clinical features), diagnostic criteria, and treatment options for mood disorders.
Discuss the etiology that contributes to the anxiety disorders.
Describe the symptoms (clinical features), diagnostic criteria, and treatment options for the anxiety disorders. Explain how treatment options are modified for the specific anxiety disorders.
Describe how the anxiety disorders tend to co-occur with each other, and identify how gender and culture influence the prevalence of anxiety.
Be sure to incorporate material from your textbook, and explain how your selected article relates to the information covered in this unit. If your selected article does not sufficiently cover all of the bullet points above, you may use other scholarly sources (including your textbook) to support your critique.
Your critique must be at least two pages in length. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Please be sure to cite any outside sources, and format your paper in accordance with proper APA formatting.