Celebrity Diagnosis

Over the last few chapters, we have been learning about various psychological disorders. Sometimes, in reading this information, it is easy to diagnose those we come in contact with. So, based on information available (doesn’t have to come from the text), if you were to diagnose a celebrity/public figure with a disorder, what would it be and why? I thought this would be a fun and different activity which would be thought provoking and allow you to do an assessment through observation. My goal in giving this topic is to show you that everyone seems to have “something.” Your assessment will show me that you know how to evaluate behavior and come up with a diagnosis. Of course, in order to truly diagnose a disorder, this would require a full assessment from a licensed professional. This is just a practice activity, so have fun and please be appropriate and non-offensive.

As this is a research assignment you will be expected to utilize legitimate sources. Preferably peer-reviewed articles or scientifically acknowledged publications.

Your paper must be at least 3 typed pages, with proper APA formatting. (Click the link provided as a refresher on APA formatting https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html)

Use of both APA in-text citations and complete references is required. Students must use at least five valid and reliable sources. Wikipedia is not considered a reliable source, so please refrain from using it.

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