Describes mental disorders but does not connect them to addiction

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▪ Chapter 14, “Psychological Disorders,” covers how heredity and environment interact to produce psychological disorders.

Assessment Instructions

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In 2–3-pages, address the following questions. Use the Capella library to research the material and support your answers. The following questions are the required headings; do not incorporate the questions into the content of the answers.

1.What are some of the addictions that are recognized in our society today? Discuss drugs and alcohol as well as other addictions people struggle with.

2.What are physiological mechanisms to addiction that makes it more likely in one person versus another person?

3.What is the connection between addiction and mental disorders? Explain.

4.What are some mental disorders that are commonly seen in today’s society?

5.Are any of these mental disorders commonly paired with some type of addiction?

6.Do any of these addictions or mental disorders seem to be more prevalent in one gender or the other? Explain.

Additional Requirements

  • Written Communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA Formatting: Resources and citations should be formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
  • Font and Font Size: Times New Roman, 12-point font, and double spaced. Use Microsoft Word to complete the
assessment.
  • Length: Write a minimum of 2 pages, excluding the title page and reference page (150–300 words per question).
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Criteria

Non-performance

Basic

Proficient

Distinguished

Criteria

Discuss the physiological mechanisms that make people prone to addiction.

Non performance

Does not discuss the physiological mechanisms that make people prone to addiction.

Basic

Discusses physiological mechanisms in general.

Proficient

Discusses the physiological mechanisms that make people prone to addiction.

Distinguished

Analyzes the physiological mechanisms that make people prone to addiction.

Criteria

Describe which mental disorders are commonly paired with some type of addiction.

Non performance

Does not describe which mental disorders are commonly paired with some type of addiction.

Basic

Describes mental disorders but does not connect them to addiction.

Proficient

Describes which mental disorders are commonly paired with some type of addiction.

Distinguished

Analyzes which mental disorders are commonly paired with some type of addiction.

Criteria

Discuss addictions common in today’s society.

Non performance

Does not discuss addictions common in today’s society.

Basic

Lists addictions common in today’s society.

Proficient

Discusses addictions common in today’s society.

Distinguished

 

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