CRITERIA for Wk1: Theories & Theorist Comparison Paper – Points
APA: Title Page, Grammar, punctuation & intext citations present & correct, 3 scholarly References- APA7 format; See the APA resources in the library or link at the bottom of this paper. 1
MUST Choose 2 theorists ONLY from our Varcarolis text (Chapter 3-Freud, Erickson, Maslow, Sullivan, Peplau, Watson, Skinner, Rogers, or Beck). Describe and list major ideas presented. 2
History of the Theorist who developed the theory. (MUST Include early childhood and adolescence) 2
Compare and contrast similarities and differences of the theories. 1
Describe how each theory could be used in a specific NURSING patient example 2
1. Conclude with your own thoughts on the theories.
2. Body of paper is 2/3 pages;
3. Grammarly PLAGIARISM report attached. See FREE Account link below through the Rasmussen library– on the internet you pay $30 2
Submit a paper which compares and contrasts two mental health theories (!no nursing theorists!):
You may choose your theories from the textbook or from other sources.
Describe each theory, including some history about the person who developed the theory and the major ideas and applications of the theory.
Describe the ways in which the two theories are similar, and how they differ.
Include a statement of how each theory could be used in your nursing practice. Include specific patient examples if you have them. You may also critique the theory: Is there anything with which you disagree or are there any problems you can identify? Include a sentence about how you could use each theory in your nursing work. If you have specific examples of patients, use them. You can also criticize the theory. Is there anything you don’t agree with, or can you find any problems?
It is expected that this essay will be 2-3 pages in length (not including the title page), double-spaced. Your paper should include an introduction and conclusion and proper APA citations from any source material you use, including your text.