Essay Week 9

PSY278: Week 9 Assignment Page 1


Worksheet: Gender Identity Disorder

Assignment Overview

Gender identity disorder has become a controversial topic over the last few decades. For this assignment, you will conduct research on the medical and psychological protocols a person would need to follow if considering gender reassignment.

This assignment is intended for you to apply research and critical thinking skills to interpret research results and communicate effectively in writing an argument on a controversial position.

Assignment Details:

Perform the following tasks:

· Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lesson before attempting this assignment.

· Complete the following:

· Perform a search on the Internet or the online library (LIRN) for the term “gender identity disorder.” Find at least one-peer-reviewed professional resource in LIRN.

· Based on your search, write an essay (approximately 100 to 150 words in length) in the space provided in the Assignment Worksheet section on the next page regarding the medical and psychological protocols that a person would need to follow if he or she were considering a gender reassignment option.

· Submit the Week 9 Assignment.

· Include the proper file naming convention: PSY278_wk9_assn_jsmith_mmddyyyy.

Rubric: See Written Assignment Rubric for grading details.


Gradable items in assignment Points
Indicated medical protocols. 10
Indicated psychological protocols. 10
Included peer-reviewed resource in research. 10
Applied the expectations in the Written Assignment Rubric 20
Total Points 50





Assignment Worksheet:

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