Please write a critique on a research article related to the topic and make sure the paper answers these questions: – What is the research question? Is there evidence in the literature to support asking it? – Is it sufficiently different from that earlier work? – What are the methodological approaches? – Is the use of methods appropriate? – What do they observe? How do they interpret these findings? – Do you agree with this interpretation? Is it in line with the work cited? – Is there other evidence that would support a counter-argument? – Are the article and the evidence still valid or are they outdated, leading to an invalid conclusion? – What limitations do the authors identify? What others do you identify? * Conclusion: – Re-state the authors’ intent and whether you agree with their interpretation / their suggestion that their findings support this intent. – Back up your decisions by stating your reasons. – Propose experiments that you feel need to get conducted to move the field forward.
Please do NOT use the following articles:
1) Khurshid, S., Pervaiz, M., Akhtar, S., Elahi, S., Zaidi, A., Saeed, Z., & Bukhari, S. M. (2018). Changes in thyroid function status of suicidal patients. Archives of Clinical Psychiatry (São Paulo), 45(1), 12-14.
2) Ritchie, M., & Yeap, B. B. (2015). Thyroid hormone: Influences on mood and cognition in adults. Maturitas, 81(2), 266-275.
3) Sher, L. (2001). Role of thyroid hormones in the effects of selenium on mood, behavior, and cognitive function. Medical hypotheses, 57(4), 480-483.