Discipline Based Literature Review

Discipline Based Literature Review

In this assignment you will choose three general topics of interest to you related to psychological assessment from the list below.

Infants and preschool-aged children

Children ages 5 through 12 years

Children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Neuropsychological assessment of adolescents

Children and adolescents with anxiety disorders

Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Intellectual assessment of adults

Individuals with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders

Individuals with obsessive-compulsive and related disorders

Individuals with intellectual disabilities

Individuals with autism spectrum disorders

Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder

Individuals with depressive disorders

Individuals with neurocognitive disorders

Individuals with hearing impairments

Individuals with visual impairments

Gifted individuals

Individuals who have served in the military

Research five peer-reviewed articles in the Ashford University Library that were published within the last 15 years, including a minimum of one article for each of your three chosen topics. In your paper, begin with an introduction that describes the role of assessment in diagnosis and treatment. Using your researched articles, compare at least two psychological or educational tests and/or assessment procedures for each of the topics chosen. Analyze and describe the psychometric methodologies employed in the development and/or validation of the tests and/or assessment procedures associated with each of the three topics. Debate any relevant approaches to assessment of the constructs being evaluated by any tests and assessments you described. Include an analysis of any challenges related to assessing individuals from diverse social and cultural backgrounds for each of the three topics. Conclude by evaluating the ethical and professional issues that influence the interpretation of testing and assessment data. You may cite from your textbook to assist you in the development of your introduction and the conclusion of your paper; however, the textbook cannot count as one of the five required peer-reviewed articles.

Writing the Literature Review

The Literature Review:

Must be 6 to 8 double-spaced pages in length (not including title or references pages) and must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Must include a title page with the following:

Title of paper

Student’s name

Course name and number

Instructor’s name

Date submitted

Must begin with an introduction that describes the role of assessment in diagnosis and treatment.

Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.

Must end with a conclusion that summarizes your evaluation addressing the current use of psychological tests and the role of assessment in diagnosis and treatment.

Must use at least five peer-reviewed sources published within the last 15 years, all of which come from the Ashford University Library.

Must document all sources in APA style as

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