Contributions of Psychological Research

Assignment 2 – 300 words

In this discussion you will be evaluating contributions of psychological research in the applied context of the DSM-5. To begin, read the DSM-5 section entitled, “Conditions for Further Study” (Section III of the DSM-5) and the article titled  “An Overview of the DSM-5: Changes,Controversy, and Implications for Psychiatric Nursing.”
Then, address the following points in your post:

  • What are three controversies discussed in the Halter, Rolin-Kenny, & Dzurec      (2013) article? Give your opinions about these controversies.  From your point view, are these legitimate concerns? Why or why not?
  • Name a      disorder identified as requiring significantly more research and study from the DSM-5 section entitled,      “Conditions for Further Study” (Section III of the DSM-5). Construct a research question that is pertinent to the disorder you selected.
  • Briefly outline a research method that could be used to investigate the disorder based on one of the research methods presented in your textbook.