You will be using published literature to support an analysis of specific areas, as outlined below, within topic that you choose. The paper will consist of a literature review and discussion of current treatments for your selected topic. The body of the paper should be 8 to 10 pages in length, not including the title page, the required abstract, Reference and annotated bibliography pages.
Must be double-spaced, meet specified page length, and formatted according to APA style (6th ed.) as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
Must include an APA style cover page.
Must include an introductory paragraph with a directive thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Must use APA source crediting formatting as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
Must include a reference page followed by an annotated bibliography that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide
The body of the paper will include:
A history of the topic (1 to 2 pages). The history portion of the paper should be brief and relevant to the purpose of the paper.
A detailed explanation of the epigenetic (genetic and environmental) etiology (cause) of the chosen topic (1 to 2 pages).
A detailed discussion of the symptoms and treatments of the chosen topic (2 to 4 pages).
A critical evaluation and summation of three current (no older than five years) research articles on the chosen topic (2 to 4 pages).
A brief synthesis and conclusion of the material presented (1 page).