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Required Text: Comer, R. (2022). Fundamentals of abnormal psychology, 10th ed., MacMillian Learning: ISBN: 9781319247218
Prepare a 9-10 page, double-spaced, paper, in which you will compare and contrast a selected and pre-approved topic from your textbook with a professional Research Journal that covers your selected topic from your textbook.
See below for instruction:
• Pick a topic from your textbook
• Clear the topic with me.
• Search for a professional research journal from which you will select a research article
that discusses the topic.
• Summarize what your textbook and the research article say about the topic.
This paper should include an additional reference page for the textbook, as well as your selected Journal Article, and will be written in APA-style.
Please see below for a basic rubric description of the Abnormal Psychology Journal Article and Textbook topic critique and comparison paper:
-Short biography of the theorist, as presented in the textbook. 10 pts.
-Description of what the textbook says and what the article says: Describe the major points of what each source reports. 30pts.
-Analysis: Compare and contrast the information you have studied from your chosen topic in your textbook with your chosen professional journal research article. For example, how do each of the sources view the particular disorder or condition of your have chosen, overall personality adjustment, psychological or cognitive disorders, etc.. 40 pts.
-Critique/limitations of the current research on your topic.c. 10 pts.
-Formatting/grammar – make sure your paper follows APA formatting (e.g., for citations/references). Be sure to carefully proofread your paper. 10 pts