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Article Review of Compled PTSD by Resick (2012)

Order Description

Respective Field: Psychopathology

Article Review on: Resick, P., Bovin, M., Calloway, A., Dick, A., King, M., Mitchell, K., & …

Wolf, E. (2012). A critical evaluation of the complex PTSD literature: Implications for DSM-5.

Journal Of Traumatic Stress, 25(3), 241-251. doi:10.1002/jts.21699

The Paper:
• Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA
• Must include a title page
• Must begin with an introductory paragraph that includes an analysis of the article and

identification of the professional area of psychology it represents, as well as an assessment of

the clear description of the roles of psychology professionals within the area presented.
• Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
• Must end with a conclusion that includes a synopsis of professional insights about the study.
• Must use at least seven peer-reviewed sources, including two must be Resick (2012) and one is the

American Psychological Association (2010) on ethics and code of conduct. Four more must be from the

references below. I will send or attach all the references required.
• Must document all sources in APA style
• Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style
In the creation of the Article Review, it is paramount to include information in the form of peer-

reviewed research to support any statements made. A minimum of five peer-reviewed articles, not

including the article chosen for this assignment, are required for this paper.
The purpose of this article review is to provide a description, summary, and evaluation of the

completed work. For the article review, assume the role of an expert who is critically evaluating

contemporary research in the field of psychology on the article by Resick (2012), “A critical

evaluation of the complex PTSD literature: Implications for DSM-5” (attached). Analyze and apply

theories and principles of psychology on this article review, into a cohesive and well-written

article review.

• Begin with a well-written introduction to the article that:
o Analyzes the article and identifies the professional area of psychology it represents
o Assesses the roles of psychology professionals within this area and describes whether or not the

article clearly and correctly represents these roles.
• Evaluate the theoretical perspective on which the study is based
• Detail the hypotheses presented in the study or the relationship of interest
• Describe the sample(s) presented in the study (how participants were obtained, selected, sample

size, etc.)
• Discuss where the study was conducted: university setting (lab), organization (field), etc.
• Examine the ethical concerns in the study using the APA Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct as

a guide (reference listed below to access).
• Summarize the results of the study. Be certain to specify the findings and whether or not the

hypotheses were supported.
• Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the study (usually found in the discussion section of the

article).
• Evaluate possible contemporary applications of the results within the article
• Create a conclusion that includes a synopsis of professional insights about the study.

References
Must use at least seven peer-reviewed sources, including two must be Resick (2012) and one the

American Psychological Association (2010) on ethics and code of conduct. Four more must be from the

references provided. I will send all references needed.