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Find two (2) original articles (articles attached).

Respond to the following questions for each article:

a. USING APA FORMAT, provide a complete bibliographic citation for each article.

b. Summarize each article. For each article it is helpful to respond to the following questions:
i. what (was done)
ii. target population of the research - who were they discussing
iii. how (was it done)
iv. what were the findings
v. contributions/recommendations that may have been made regarding the findings

c. Identify and describe two new/enhanced areas of learning that each article provided. Be complete in your
response to this question.

d. Critical opinion regarding the worth of each article, findings (was it an article that helped support the
selected topic area? Was it well written? Did it reveal new ideas, findings, etc., regarding the topic
article?).

Article 1: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/freedom-learn/201001/the-dramatic-rise-anxiety-and-depression-in-children-and-adolescents-is-it

Article 2: See attached

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One approach to help you with an assignment like this one is to address each section, which you can then consider when writing your final copy. This is the approach this response takes. I also attached a sample APA paper for you to refer to for your final copy. This keeps with the BrainMass policy, not do complete assignments or parts of assignments for students. It should be fairly easy to take it to the next step.

RESPONSE:

a. USING APA FORMAT, provide a complete bibliographic citation for each article.

See below.

b. Summarize each article. For each article it is helpful to respond to the following questions:

Article 1 summary:

Twenge, J. (2000). The age of Anxiety? Birth cohort change in anxiety and neuroticism, 1952-1993. "Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79(6), 1007-1021.

As a backdrop for this study "The age of Anxiety? Birth cohort change in anxiety and neuroticism, 1952-1993", by Twenge (2000) is that fact that research suggests that "that Americans have shifted toward substantially higher levels of anxiety and neuroticism during recent decades."

The research questions were: "If there are birth cohort differences in anxiety, why did they occur? That is, what specific changes in the larger sociocultural environment may lead to higher levels of anxiety?" (Twenge, 2000, p.1008)

What was done? This study was aimed to explore change over time in anxiety and the reasons behind these changes. It also tested these models of anxiety for their effects on anxiety scores, both individually and in regression equations including three models of the origin of anxiety: overall threat (anxiety increases as environmental threat increases), economic conditions (anxiety increases as economic conditions deteriorate), and social connectedness (anxiety increases as social bonds weaken)" (Twenge, 2000, p. 2008).

The target population of the research was both college student (adult) and child samples who had completed anxiety measures.

How was it done? The method that this study used to collect data was twofold: data from social statistics from corresponding years, including crime rates, ...

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