Describe the symptomology of AUD (per current DSM-V criteria) and distinguish it from 'normal' alcohol use.

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25 points20 points15 points10 points

The student provides a clear

description of the

symptomology of alcohol use

disorder (per DSM-V criteria)

and distinguishes it from

“normal” alcohol use.

The student provides a mostly

clear description of the

symptomology of alcohol use

disorder (per DSM-V criteria)

and distinguishes it from

“normal” alcohol use.

The student provides a

somewhat clear description of

the symptomology of alcohol

use disorder (per DSM-V

criteria) and distinguishes it

from “normal” alcohol use, but

misses 1 or 2 key points.

The student provides a poor

description of the

symptomology of alcohol use

disorder (per DSM-V criteria)

and distinguishes it from

“normal” alcohol use and

misses 3 or more key points.

25 points20 points15 points10 points

The student provides a clear

description of biological,

psychological, and

environmental factors that

contribute to alcohol use

disorder and discusses two (2)

appropriate treatment options.

The student provides a mostly

clear description of biological,

psychological, and

environmental factors that

contribute to alcohol use

disorder and discusses two (2)

appropriate treatment options.

The student provides a

somewhat clear description of

biological, psychological, or

environmental factors that

contribute to alcohol use

disorder and discusses one (1)

or two (2) treatment options.

The student provides a poor

description of biological,

psychological, and

environmental factors that

contribute to alcohol use

disorder and discusses one (1)

treatment option.

25 points20 points15 points10 points

The student provides a clear

description of two (2) long-term

consequences of alcohol use

disorder and provides a clear

description of fetal alcohol

syndrome.

The student provides a mostly

clear description of two (2) long-

term consequences of alcohol

use disorder and provides a

mostly clear description of fetal

alcohol syndrome.

The student provides a

somewhat clear description of

one (1) or two (2) long-term

consequences of alcohol use

disorder and provides a

somewhat clear description of

fetal alcohol syndrome.

The student provides a poor

description of one (1) or two

(2) long-term consequences

of alcohol use disorder and

provides a poor description of

fetal alcohol syndrome.

10 points 8 points 5 points 2 points

Student makes no errors in

grammar or spelling that distract

the reader from the content.

Student makes 1-2 errors in

grammar or spelling that

distract the reader from the

content.

Student makes 3-4 errors in

grammar or spelling that

distract the reader from the

content.

Student makes more than 4

errors in grammar or spelling

that distract the reader from

the content.

15 points 12 points 8 points 5 points

The paper is written in proper

format. All sources used for

quotes and facts are credible

and cited correctly. Excellent

organization, including a variety

of thoughtful transitions.

The paper is written in proper

format with only 1-2 errors. All

sources used for quotes and

facts are credible and most are

cited correctly. Adequate

organization includes a variety

of appropriate transitions.

The paper is written in proper

format with only 3-5 errors.

Most sources used for quotes

and facts are credible and cited

correctly. Essay is poorly

organized, but may include a

few effective transitions.

The paper is not written in

proper format. Many sources

used for quotes and facts are

less than credible (suspect)

and/or are not cited correctly.

Essay is disorganized and

does not include effective

transitions.

Mechanics -Grammar,

Punctuation, Spelling

(10 Points)

Format – APA Format,

Citations,

Organization,

Transitions (15 Points)

Discuss the long term

consequences of

alcohol use disorder

and explain the impact

maternal alcohol use

has on a developing

fetus (25 Points)

Key symptoms of

alcohol use disorder

(25 Points)

Discuss the etiology

and treatment of

alcohol use disorder

(25 Points)

ASSIGNMENT 08

S07 Abnormal Psychology

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page located at the beginning of this learning guide for specific format requirements.

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is among the most prevalent mental disorders worldwide, and is often a co-morbid factor complicating (or exacerbating) other psychological disorders. Please answer the following questions.

  • Describe the symptomology of AUD (per current DSM-V criteria) and distinguish it from ‘normal’ alcohol use.
  • Discuss the etiology of AUD from a biopsychosocial perspective.
  • Discuss two (2) treatment options for AUD.
  • In addition, identify two (2) long-term consequences of AUD.
  • Describe the impact maternal alcohol use has on a developing fetus.

Grading Rubric

Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment.

 

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