Psychological Disorders Project

Psychological Disorders Project
For this project, you will be researching a psychological disorder. With a partner,
you will be giving a five to seven minute presentation to the class and be
preparing an informational pamphlet that –
 Defines the problem(3)
 Lists the symptoms(3)
 DSM Classification(2)
 Presents statistical information(2)
 Outlines treatment of the problem(5)
 Explain the current theory(s) on the cause(s) of the
You must also include a bibliography citing at least five different sources(5). The
following Internet sites might be a good place for you to start.
American Psychological Association
National Institute for Mental Health
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Internet Mental Health
This project will be worth 40 points (15 points for your presentation and 25
for your pamphlet), and will be due on _________________________.
Presentation (15 points)
 Meets time requirement.
 Presentation is complete and covers all aspects of their research.
 Students exhibit an understanding of their disorder and proper
presentation techniques by not reading directly from their pamphlet.
 Students are able to respond to questions about their presentation.