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Part 1. Review and select one controversial topic in the study of abnormal psychology from the list below. Multiple students may choose the same topic, which is expected. You may want to do some preliminary research on the topic to see if it interests you.

When you have selected your topic, complete the research plan worksheet (Word doc). Download the file above, complete it, and submit it to complete this assignment.

A few things to remember as you start your research project:

The research project is three assignments, which include research plan worksheet, annotated bibliography, and PowerPoint presentation (which will be shared with the class in Week 7).
The research project will require you to your explore your topic in detail, which will include reading peer-reviewed journal articles.
Remember: You will be answering these questions by exploring both sides of the issue, topic, and/or controversy.
Please let your instructor know if you have questions about any of the topics.


Are mental illness and artistic creativity linked?
Should institutionalization be brought back for the chronically mentally ill?
Is attention deficit disorder a neurological disorder or a discipline and parenting problem?
Explore the controversy around use of physical restraints and seclusion for mental health patients in psychiatric institutions.
Is harm reduction substance use treatment effective for people with mental illness (as opposed to abstinence-based treatment)?
Are the benefits of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) worth the side effects?
What are the pros and cons to civil commitments for those with mental illness?
What are the controversies that surround the DSM-5?
Should forced medications (or chemical restraints) be used in mental health hospitals? Why or why not.
Cover the issue of equal coverage (parity) in health care for mental illness and substance use disorders and other medical disorders.
What are the rationales for opposing viewpoints on the “red flag laws” in relation to mental illness?
Is excessive video gaming an addiction disorder? Why or why not?
Is eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) a scientifically valid therapy?
Does substance abuse have a substantial genetic component?
Can individuals suffering from alcoholism ever achieve controlled drinking?
Do individuals convicted of violent crimes have psychopathic personalities?

PSY 360 – Research Plan Worksheet.docx

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