Describe the impact maternal alcohol use has on a developing fetus.

CATEGORYExemplarySatisfactoryUnsatisfactoryUnacceptable
25 points20 points15 points10 points
The student provides a clear
description of the
symptomology of alcohol use
disorder (per DSM-V criteria)
and distinguishes it from
“normal” alcohol use.
The student provides a mostly
clear description of the
symptomology of alcohol use
disorder (per DSM-V criteria)
and distinguishes it from
“normal” alcohol use.
The student provides a
somewhat clear description of
the symptomology of alcohol
use disorder (per DSM-V
criteria) and distinguishes it
from “normal” alcohol use, but
misses 1 or 2 key points.
The student provides a poor
description of the
symptomology of alcohol use
disorder (per DSM-V criteria)
and distinguishes it from
“normal” alcohol use and
misses 3 or more key points.
25 points20 points15 points10 points
The student provides a clear
description of biological,
psychological, and
environmental factors that
contribute to alcohol use
disorder and discusses two (2)
appropriate treatment options.
The student provides a mostly
clear description of biological,
psychological, and
environmental factors that
contribute to alcohol use
disorder and discusses two (2)
appropriate treatment options.
The student provides a
somewhat clear description of
biological, psychological, or
environmental factors that
contribute to alcohol use
disorder and discusses one (1)
or two (2) treatment options.
The student provides a poor
description of biological,
psychological, and
environmental factors that
contribute to alcohol use
disorder and discusses one (1)
treatment option.
25 points20 points15 points10 points
The student provides a clear
description of two (2) long-term
consequences of alcohol use
disorder and provides a clear
description of fetal alcohol
syndrome.
The student provides a mostly
clear description of two (2) long-
term consequences of alcohol
use disorder and provides a
mostly clear description of fetal
alcohol syndrome.
The student provides a
somewhat clear description of
one (1) or two (2) long-term
consequences of alcohol use
disorder and provides a
somewhat clear description of
fetal alcohol syndrome.
The student provides a poor
description of one (1) or two
(2) long-term consequences
of alcohol use disorder and
provides a poor description of
fetal alcohol syndrome.
10 points 8 points 5 points 2 points
Student makes no errors in
grammar or spelling that distract
the reader from the content.
Student makes 1-2 errors in
grammar or spelling that
distract the reader from the
content.
Student makes 3-4 errors in
grammar or spelling that
distract the reader from the
content.
Student makes more than 4
errors in grammar or spelling
that distract the reader from
the content.
15 points 12 points 8 points 5 points
The paper is written in proper
format. All sources used for
quotes and facts are credible
and cited correctly. Excellent
organization, including a variety
of thoughtful transitions.
The paper is written in proper
format with only 1-2 errors. All
sources used for quotes and
facts are credible and most are
cited correctly. Adequate
organization includes a variety
of appropriate transitions.
The paper is written in proper
format with only 3-5 errors.
Most sources used for quotes
and facts are credible and cited
correctly. Essay is poorly
organized, but may include a
few effective transitions.
The paper is not written in
proper format. Many sources
used for quotes and facts are
less than credible (suspect)
and/or are not cited correctly.
Essay is disorganized and
does not include effective
transitions.
Mechanics -Grammar,
Punctuation, Spelling
(10 Points)
Format – APA Format,
Citations,
Organization,
Transitions (15 Points)
Discuss the long term
consequences of
alcohol use disorder
and explain the impact
maternal alcohol use
has on a developing
fetus (25 Points)
Key symptoms of
alcohol use disorder
(25 Points)
Discuss the etiology
and treatment of
alcohol use disorder
(25 Points)
ASSIGNMENT 08
S07 Abnormal Psychology
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page located at the beginning of this learning guide for specific format requirements.
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is among the most prevalent mental disorders worldwide, and is often a co-morbid factor complicating (or exacerbating) other psychological disorders. Please answer the following questions.

  • Describe the symptomology of AUD (per current DSM-V criteria) and distinguish it from ‘normal’ alcohol use.
  • Discuss the etiology of AUD from a biopsychosocial perspective.
  • Discuss two (2) treatment options for AUD.
  • In addition, identify two (2) long-term consequences of AUD.
  • Describe the impact maternal alcohol use has on a developing fetus.

Grading Rubric
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