This assignment will involve the selection a current event from the news and applying it to a concept or subject from the course textbook, Psychopathology: Foundations for a Contemporary Understanding, 4th edition (Maddux & Winstead, 2016). Papers must be a minimum of 5 pages in length. Your submission should be double-spaced with 1 inch margins on all sides of each page and should be free of spelling and grammar errors. It must include source crediting of any materials used in APA format, including source citations in the body of your paper and in a Reference list attached to the end. Students may select any subject from the textbook, as long as they are able to (a) thoroughly describe the selected concept and (b) make a sound case for why it relates to the selected current event. (Mood Disorders)
Students may select any relevant current event from the news, citing the description of the event from an internet news source.
The paper will include three major components:
1. Selection and description of the current event
2. Selection and description of the textbook concept
3. Integration and synthesis of the textbook concept with the selected current event
Your paper will be submitted as an attachment though the classroom Assignments page. When your paper is attached it is automatically submitted to Turnitin.com. NO PLAGIARISM