Listen to the short podcast lectureon the assignment page of

Listen to the short podcast lectureon the assignment page of your online course to get helpful tips for completingthis assignment.  This week you will select a case study you want toexamine throughout the course. Each case study presents a topic and area ofpsychology. These topics will be used to study specific areas of psychology andwill provide you with an opportunity to examine the uses of applied behavioralscience. For example, if you select Case Study #1, you will explore the topicof severe depression from the clinical psychology perspective. If you selectCase Study #5, you will explore motivation from the industrial organizationalpsychology perspective. For each case, you will also indicate why this topicand area of psychology are of interest to you. See the attached ABS200 Case Study List toreview the case studies and make your choice.The paper should clearly identify your case study selection, explain why youhave decided to focus on this particular topic and area of psychology for yourFinal Paper, and explain the importance of the topic. Begin your paper with awell-written introduction that includes a succinct thesis statement, and endyour paper with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.  For assistancewith creating a thesis statement, utilize the Thesis Generator tool on the Ashford UniversityWriting Center website.The paper should be one- to- two  pages in length (excluding title andreference pages) and formatted according to APA style. Your paper must containat least one reference from a scholarly source that is cited according to APAstyle as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.  Examples of scholarlysources include peer reviewed journal articles, research studies, professionalwebsites with authored material, and government websites.  Popular Internetsites (Wikipedia, Newsweek, New York Times, etc.) are not considered scholarlysources. For further assistance in determining whether or not a site isscholarly, please access the Evaluating Web Resourcestutorial on the Ashford University Library website.Writing the Case Study SelectionThe Paper:Must be one to two double-spaced pages in length andformatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford WritingCenter. Must include a title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has asuccinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with criticalthought. View the Critical Thinking Community website forfurther assistance. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesisand summarizes supporting evidence. Must use at least one scholarly source. Must document all sources in APA style as outlined inthe Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page that isformatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford WritingCenter. Case Study #1 Clinical Psychology: Severe Depression Joe issuffering from severe depression. His father, grandmother, and two unclessuffered with the same abnormal condition. One of Joe’s uncles committedsuicide as a result. Joe’s depression started after he was laid off from work,and became disabling when his wife divorced him taking their kids and theirhome.