Posted: June 16th, 2021

Week 2 discussion urgent | Psychology homework help

 

a)  Review the anxiety disorder cases (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) in Brown and Barlow (2017). In case you do not have your casebook yet, I have attached a document containing these five cases for you. I do not have access to any other cases for the upcoming weeks, so you will need to have your book very soon.
 

(b)  Review the following videos:

  • “Bonnie: PTSD” (located in the Start Here area of the classroom –> MyPsychLab, Video Series link).
  • “Phillip: Generalized Anxiety Disorder” (located in the Start Here area of the classroom –> MyPsychLab, Video Series Link).

(c)  Discuss the diagnosis presented in one of the videos (Bonnie or Phillip). According to DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, explain whether the individual either meets or does not meet full criteria for the diagnosis in DSM-5, based on the symptoms reported in the video. 

(d) Discuss the differential diagnosis. (i.e., several disorders may have overlapping symptoms. Which other diagnoses have similar symptoms, and why would they not be diagnosed in this particular case?)
 

 

Clinical Assessment & Diagnosis, Stress, and Anxiety Disorders  

Butcher, J.N., Mineka, S., & Hooley, J.M. (2017).  Abnormal psychology (17th ed.).

       Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

       Chapter 4:  Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis

       Chapter 5:  Stress and Physical and Mental Health

       Chapter 6:  Panic, Anxiety, Obsessions, and Their Disorders

Click here for electronic access to Chapters 4-6 of the textbook:  Abnormal Psychology_Chapters 4-6.pdf
Please note that you will need to purchase the textbook for the remaining chapters/weeks of readings. 

 Brown, T. A., & Barlow, D. H. (2017).  Casebook in abnormal psychology.  Belmont, CA: Cengage.

Case 1: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Case 2: Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

Case 3: Adolescent Social Anxiety Disorder

Case 4: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

        Case 5: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

       Click here for electronic access to Cases 1-5:

Click here for electronic asccess to Cases 1-5 in the casebook:  Casebook in Abnormal Psychology_Cases 1 to 5.pdf
Please note that you will need to purchase the casebook for the remaining cases/weeks of readings.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013).  Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.).  Washington, DC:  Author.

Anxiety Disorders (pp. 189-233)

Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (pp. 235-264)

Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders (pp. 265-290)

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