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Abnormal Psychology Behavior observation 1 
Rubric Code: V23A784
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Subject: Psychology  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

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Biography and Background Info.

Does Not Meet Standards

- Content is incomplete; there is minimal information on the background of the client.
- Biographical information is non-existent or very unclear.
- Few to no examples from the hypothetical movie/show/book character are included.

- Biographical information is included, however lacks breadth and depth.
- Few categories are discussed or incorporated.

- Biological information is clearly stated and accurate.
- There is some diversity in the areas of the client's life that are discussed.
-There are some examples relevant to the background information from the hypothetical/ movie/show/book, character.

- All relevant biographical information is clearly stated and accurate.
- Biographical information discusses a wide range of areas of the clients's life including family, education, social support, financial status, and anything else that seems pertinent to that client's life history.
- There are ample examples to back up the background information
Symptoms & Diagnosis

Does Not Meet Standards

- Very few or no symptoms are identified.
- The student does not display an understanding of the relationship between symptoms and diagnoses.
- A diagnosis is not present, or lacking in several aspects.

- Some symptoms are included, with few examples.
- Diagnostic ideas are present, but not well supported by symptoms or evidence.
-A diagnosis is identified but not supported by symptoms.

- The symptoms the character is experiencing are stated and backed up by some examples.
- Symptoms are organized into diagnoses which are adequately supported.

- All symptoms the character is experiencing are stated and clearly explained with ample examples.
- Symptoms are organized meaningfully into diagnoses.
- Diagnoses is present and is fully supported by the identified symptoms.
Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling

Does Not Meet Standards

- Case study contains numerous grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors.
- Language uses jargon, slang or conversational tone.

- There are some errors throughout the case study in punctuation, spelling, and/or language.
- Language is somewhat professional; some conversational tone

- Rules of grammar, and punctuation are followed with minor errors. Spelling is correct.
- Language is mostly professional
- Overall, the case study is comprehensive and easy to read.

- Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.
- Language is clear and precise; sentences display consistently strong, varied structure.
- Professional language is used throughout the case study

Does Not Meet Standards

- Case study lacks many elements of correct formatting.
- Case Study is not in APA format.
- Format and/or flow make it difficult to follow the writing.

- APA format has flaws, however, the general idea of how to format a paper in this structure comes across.
- Format and flow neither add to nor subtract from the readability of the case study.

- Case study follows designated guidelines.
- Case study is 1-2 pages long.
- APA format is good, with few errors.
- Format and flow are good and deliberate.

- Case study meets the 1-2 page requirement.
- Case study is in APA format, following all guidelines for structure, format, font, margins, and spacing.
-Format and flow between paragraphs enhances readability of paper.

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