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.

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(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.pdfPlease 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.pdfPlease 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)