I’m studying for my Psychology class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?

Carefully read Chapter 4, pages 74-76 in your textbook. Notice the case study of Professor Smith on page 74. Do you think that the DSM covers the most important aspects of Professor Smith and his symptoms? Why or why not? What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis? Do you think diagnosis results in a particular negative stigma? Why or why not? Write an entry answering these questions along with your thoughts on the purpose of diagnosis for this week’s assignment. This will be graded according to the rubric below.

Share your thoughts to the questions, using a good reference in order to support your answers. You should write at least 200 words.

**Review the grading rubric for further information on how your assignment will be graded.

Grading Rubric for Weekly Assignments


Point Value


Adequately covers the topic –

Writing is within the required minimum word count (200 words)

40 points

Organization-Uses correct APA format in paper as well as with citations and references

20 points

Spelling/Grammar/Posts word count

20 points

Uses good scholarly resource

20 points

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