Journal Article Critique over Eating Disorders – General Psychology 2301

Journal Article Critique over Eating Disorders – General Psychology 2301

I am enrolled in Psychology 1301 (general psych) at University of Houston and I have an assignment where I have to find a that a reliable, peer-reviewed article. I have attached the academic journal article that I found. From the article I gave you, you must follow these instructions below and write up a 2.5 page journal critique, basically a report over it. Journal Article Critique Instructions Write a 2-3 page paper in APA, in which you will analyze one scientific, peer-reviewed article in the discipline of psychology, and discuss how the results of the study may benefit the surrounding community and/or society as a whole. You must turn in a copy of the journal article along with your critique Your journal article must be: · current (from 2008 to present) · come from professional, scientific journals · a research article (must have sections labeled Methods, Results & Discussion) Introduction (purpose: educate the reader on the topic/concept) · define topic and other key terms (at least 1-2 terms) · include symptoms, statistics of occurrence, and current information in the field Main body (purpose: explain the research conducted in the article) · state what you found in the journal article · Hypothesis/ Purpose: o What were the researchers trying to discover (what was the hypothesis or purpose)? § This is usually found at the beginning of the article, or may appear at the end of the review of the literature. Make sure to put it in your own words. · Methodology/ Research method: o How was the research conducted (research design or type of study)? § Is the research descriptive (case study, naturalistic observation, laboratory observation, surveys, tests), correlation, experiment? o When and where the research was conducted? o How long did the study take? o Who were the participants? (number (N), age, sex, criteria to be a part of the study)? · Results/ discussion: o What did the researchers find in relation to their hypothesis/ purpose? o What limitations did the researchers reveal? Summary/Conclusion (purpose: show critical thinking in regards to the research) · How does the information from the article integrate with information from class discussion, the textbook, and/or other information in the discipline? · What is your opinion of the research findings? o What the research well done or not and why? give suffiecient reasoning · Why is this topic/ research important? (relevance/benefits to community and/or society) · In what ways does this topic relate to your own personal experience, and how is your experience in agreement or disagreement with the outcome of this study? · How has your opinion of this topic changed since your review of the study? Use this links to get the format of the critique: http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/maderinquiry/writing.html https://www.verywell.com/how-to-write-a-critique-paper-2795705