8-10 PAGE ESSAY
Research Paper Topics and guideline
Choose ONE of these topics for your research paper.
Choose one of the mental disorders discussed in the text that you are most interested in. Include a definition and common characteristics. Be sure to include information on its prevalence among children/adolescents/adults.
The relationship between mind and body is critical to wellness; based on what you have discovered about yourself in this class, how does your mind (thoughts and feelings) affect your body image? How might others be affected by their thoughts and feelings (for example how might adolescents respond to their perception of how their body should look and what they actually see in the mirror)? How can this affect self-concept and self-esteem?
Choose one of the sexually transmitted infections/diseases discussed in the text, do some additional research.
Choose one of the drugs discussed in Chapter 16 and do some research on it (outside of the book).
Complete research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Include information on the causes and the treatment.
Your paper should follow these guidelines:
The abstract should be a single paragraph, double spaced between150-250 words.
The paper should be between 7-10 pages in length (the cover and reference pages are not counted as part of the 7-10 pages of the research paper).
At least five (5) scholarly references must be used and cited in APA format.
APA format should be used for the entire paper (1 inch margin, Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, page header/running head, page numbers flush right. Title in header in all caps. Running head no more than 50 characters). Select the following link to find the APA citation and format style sample: APA Sample.
Your paper will be checked for plagiarism using SafeAssign. Plagiarized papers, whether intentional or simply due to ignorance will receive a total grade of zero.
Make CTC Library’s online databases your first stop for research. You can access these databases anywhere, anytime through the CTC website at https://www.ctcd.edu/academics/library/.
DUE DECEMBER 3RD