Explain why you selected this research question. Describe what you already know about the problem. How might your practice experience inform a study regarding this problem, given the research problem that you have identified?

  1. Explain why you selected this research question.
  2. Describe what you already know about the problem.
    • How might your practice experience inform a study regarding this problem, given the research problem that you have identified?
    • What do you know about the origins, prevalence, and correlates of the problem?
    • How might you apply your personal and professional knowledge and skills to the study planning process, if you were to conduct a study on this topic?
  3. Explain how a search of the literature on the topic that you have selected can inform both the researcher and influence the research design process.
    • What functions does the literature review serve?
    • How you might go about conducting a literature review for your proposed study on the topic that you chose? Describe the steps you might take.
  4. Explain whether there are other sources of information that might be related to your topic.
    • What are the sources?
    • How might you go about getting this information?

Additional Requirements

The assignment you submit is expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting standards.
  • Length of paper: Minimum of three double-spaced pages.
  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.

The research question is

A study that seeks to identify the prevalence and effects of Mental disorder among the youth in the modern-day U.S.