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    I have recently begun my EPQ subject at A-level and am struggling to choose my title. I'm hoping to continue with psychology in the future so wish for my topic to relate to this, I specifically want to focus on child abuse.
    The issue is that I can't form a question/title that fits the criteria effectively i.e. includes a debate, which I am finding difficult as there is very few 'debatable topics' concerning child abuse.
    I am aiming towards the A/A* end which I know will require a fair amount of work, so looking for tips on a title that I can develop into a well researched and understood topic.
    I am doing the dissertation option and the exam board is AQA.
    (+ tips for EPQ such as research advice and anything else you'd recommend)

    I also wanted to add that I want to focus on the psychology side, the developmental impacts on children that sort of thing.
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    (Original post by summer.1)
    I have recently begun my EPQ subject at A-level and am struggling to choose my title. I'm hoping to continue with psychology in the future so wish for my topic to relate to this, I specifically want to focus on child abuse.
    The issue is that I can't form a question/title that fits the criteria effectively i.e. includes a debate, which I am finding difficult as there is very few 'debatable topics' concerning child abuse.
    I am aiming towards the A/A* end which I know will require a fair amount of work, so looking for tips on a title that I can develop into a well researched and understood topic.
    I am doing the dissertation option and the exam board is AQA.
    (+ tips for EPQ such as research advice and anything else you'd recommend)

    I also wanted to add that I want to focus on the psychology side, the developmental impacts on children that sort of thing.
    A debateable topic could be "what could be done?", either in relation to punishment or rehabilition, or best ways to treat the abused child. Or you could discuss theories around why abusers do it - you'll find some research suggests it's nature and others nurture. You could even look at the differences in types of abuse over time, and debate whether the internet has made it easier or changed the way things happen, or whether the punishments should be different for people accessing material on the internet and the people actually doing the abusing.
 
 
 
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