For your final project you will be writing a paper in APA format. (See details below.) Your paper should be approximately 4-5 pages or 1200 words.In your paper you will choose from one of the topics listed in Chapter 14: Adolescent Stress and Alienation or Chapter 15: Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Dependency. This will be a two-part paper. In part one, you will choose a topic and describe how it relates to adolescents.
In part two, you will choose a movie or book which portrays this issue through one or more of its characters. Compare the movie/book to your research. How well, does the movie/book compare to what you have learned in research about how these issues affect adolescents? Do you agree or disagree with the way the character’s issue , mental illness, issue, is portrayed when comparing the actual research that you have studied? Explain giving cited research. For instance, you may find errors in the movie or storyline based on your research, or you may notice that the story and issues presented seem to be too exaggerated or not very likely after presenting your research.