Descriptive Article Critique

 
Read the article, “Do men with excessive alcohol consumption and  social stability have an addictive personality?” and identify the  research questions and/or hypotheses as they are stated in the article.   If you need assistance looking up the article with the citation, please  view the Finding an Article When You Have a Citation tutorial,  which is located under “Getting Research Help” within the Ashford  University Library.  As you read the article, consider the following  questions: What are the variables (sample sizes, population, treatments,  etc.)? What are the descriptive statistics used in this article  (frequencies, means, etc.)?
 
Write a two- to three-page paper  presenting the information listed below.  Your paper must contain a  title page and a reference page formatted in APA style.  Cite any  references made to the article within the body of the paper in correct  APA format.  Your paper should begin with an introduction paragraph that  includes a thesis statement and ends with a concluding paragraph.  The  concluding paragraph should summarize the major points made in the body  of the paper and reaffirm the thesis.  When writing the article  critique, your paper must:

Determine what question(s) the authors are trying to answer through this research.
Determine the hypothesis being tested and the concepts that were applied in this process.
Evaluate the article and critique the statistical analysis employed in the study. 

Would you have included more and/or different variables?  Explain your answer.

Examine the assumptions and limitations of the statistical study.  

What would you have done differently in this case? Why?

Identify how the authors applied statistical testing to the problem.
Interpret the findings of the author(s) using statistical concepts.

Access the Critical Thinking Community (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. website for tips on how to formulate your thoughts and discussion of these questions in a logical and meaningful manner.
The Assignment:

Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (excluding title  and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in  the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a title page with the following:

Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted

Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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