Summarize, and critique a scholarly article related to a mental health topic.

Assignment Question

Purpose: The student will review, summarize, and critique a scholarly article related to a mental health topic. Follow these guidelines when completing this assignment… a. Select a scholarly nursing or research article, published within the last five years, related to mental health nursing. The content of the article must relate to evidence-based practice. • You may need to evaluate several articles to find one that is appropriate. Include the following sections. a. Introduction

• Establishes purpose of the paper • Captures attention of the reader b. Article Summary • Statistics to support significance of the topic to mental health care • Key points of the article • Key evidence presented

• Examples of how the evidence can be incorporated into your nursing practice c. Article Critique • Present strengths of the article

• Present weaknesses of the article • Discuss if you would/would not recommend this article to a colleague d. Conclusion • Provides analysis or synthesis of information within the body of the text • Supported by ides presented in the body of the paper

• Is clearly written • Current (published in last 5 years) • Relevant to mental health care f. APA format and Writing Mechanics • Correct use of standard English grammar and sentence structure • No spelling or typographical errors • Citations in the text and reference