TOPIC: PSYCHOSOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER
ATTACHED IS 3 ARTICLES AND RESOURCES THAT MUST BE USED NO EXCEPTIONS. . 1 OF THE 3 ARTICLES MUST BE USED.
To prepare for this discussion, read the instructor guidance, and Sections 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.3, “Steps” in Section 3.4, 3.5, 4.3, and Chapter 5 of the Newman (2016) textbook.
In contrast to qualitative designs, which are all basically non-experimental and descriptive, quantitative research designs may be either experimental or non-experimental. Within the non-experimental category, descriptive and correlational research are sub-categories.
Using the Ashford University Library databases, look for a scholarly/peer-reviewed quantitative research study on the topic you selected in Week 1. In your initial post, Appraise the differences between experimental and non-experimental research. Differentiate between a correlational study and an experimental study. State the hypothesis being tested in the selected quantitative research study. Identify the major variables and categorize them as independent or dependent. Describe the methods and results of the study. Determine whether the study is descriptive, correlational, or experimental, and explain why it fits this classification.