PSY-470 Topic 4 Case Study Paper Assignment
Case Study Paper
Review the vignette on Jorge in the attached document, “Jorge Case Study.” Write a paper in 1,200-1,500 words addressing the following: Based on this vignette and in alignment with the current DSM diagnostic codes:
- What is the best diagnosis for Jorge? Share specific elements of the case study that helped you form this diagnosis.
- Based on Jorge’s case history and presentation, what symptoms is he experiencing, and why are these symptoms considered dysfunctional (pathological)?
- Consider cultural factors using the sociocultural psychological model (school of thought) and explain how factors within this model play a role in the development of Jorge’s symptoms.
- Identify the causes of, and treatment options for substance related disorders.
- Develop a treatment plan for Jorge.
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Use the GCU Library databases and include two to three peer-reviewed, scholarly sources from the GCU library to support your claims. In addition to the scholarly resources from the library, you can include past classroom materials, your textbook, and credible internet-based sources (.org, .edu, .mil, .gov).
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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Course: PSY-470 Abnormal Psychology
School: Grand Canyon University
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