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Psychological Disorders Project 
Create a PowerPoint describing a mental illness from your research. Should be 6-8 slides.
Rubric Code: M2468B8
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Subject: Psychology  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 9-12, Undergraduate

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  Distinguished

4 pts

Proficient

3 pts

Apprentice

2 pts

Minimalist

1 pts

Description of disorder

Describe the key points of disorder

Distinguished

Describes which category selected mental illness belongs to, evaulates and describes a minimum of 5 symptoms of the illness, what disruptions the illness causes in a person's life
Proficient

Describes which category selected mental illness belongs to, lists and describes a minimum of 3 symptoms of the illness and/or what disruptions the illness causes in a person's life
Apprentice

Does not include which category mental illness falls in, lists 2 or fewer symptoms of the disease and does not describe how the illness may affect the individual.
Minimalist

Weak description of disorder, fails to give symptoms
Causes of disorder

Identify causes or possible causes of development

Distinguished

Describes 3 potential causes of the mental illness. For example, how a theorist or therapist might explain the illness.
Proficient

Describes 2 potential causes of the mental illness. For example, how a theorist or therapist might explain the illness.
Apprentice

Describes 1 potential cause of the mental illness. For example, how a theorist or therapist might explain the illness.
Minimalist

Weak presentation of the causes of the disorder
Treatment options

what works. what doesn't. Duration, etc.

Distinguished

Describes at least 3 potential treatments for the mental illness. May include medications and how they work, therapy, surgery, hypnosis, etc. Do not just give a list of medications.
Proficient

Describes at least 2 potential treatments for the mental illness. May include medications and how they work, therapy, surgery, hypnosis, etc. Do not just give a list of medications.
Apprentice

Describes at least 1 potential treatment for the mental illness. May include medications and how they work, therapy, surgery, hypnosis, etc. Do not just give a list of medications.
Minimalist

Weak description of the treatment options. Fails to include treatments, medications, how they work and poor list.
Positives?

Can there or is there any good to come from the disorder?

Distinguished

Includes your general personal history and relatable "symptoms". Advanced creativity in presenting is used.
Proficient

Includes general history and general symptoms. Creativity is used in presenting.
Apprentice

Includes some history and some symptoms. Basic description is used in presentation.
Minimalist

Includes little history or symptoms. Little creativity is used.
Misc.

Data on your findings. Rate of occurrence, gender rates, Info about your history (why do you feel this describes you)?

Distinguished

Organized, well thought out, representative data. Details and examples.
Proficient

Organized, good flow, Some details and examples.
Apprentice

Broad and generalized with some examples but, not much specific info.
Minimalist

Weak display of info and examples.



Keywords:
  • Mental illness







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