Using the UMUC Library electronic databases, find an article from a recent issue of a peer-reviewed journal related to clinical or counseling psychology. The article should describe specifically an experimental manipulation by the researchers. Articles for the professional article review should focus on psychological disorders and treatment, psychological assessments, theoretical perspectives, types of therapy/treatment models, the DSM V, ethical principles in psychology and code of conduct, training, and education in professional psychology, and various fields of psychology (i.e. health psychology, psychology of women, clinical neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and other areas).
Prepare a 2-4 page summary of the article in your own words including:
-Specifics regarding the overall purpose of the research in question
-A clear statement of the researcher’s hypothesis
-Details regarding the study methodology
-Pertinent results of the manipulation.
-Your personal opinion of the work.
- Should it be repeated/ how can it be improved?
- What was your overall impression of the work?
- What are the implications of the study for the practice of counseling psychology?
Be sure to cite the article source frequently throughout the paper and with in-text citations in the body of your paper. Also include a reference page at the end of your paper. Papers should be have a cover page, be typed, double-spaced, and formatted according to APA Style.
Please use subheadings such as “Hypothesis”, “Methodology”, “Results”, and “Personal Opinion” to make your paper easy to follow and to ensure that you include all of the required information. Format your paper according the to sample paper example in the Content section of the classroom under “Writing Resources”. This website also give an excellent example of an APA style paper:https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/18