Explain the difference between an adjustment disorder and anxiety disorder. Provide examples to illustrate your rationale.
Explain the diagnostic criteria for your assigned anxiety disorder.
Explain the evidenced-based psychotherapy and psychopharmacologic treatment for your assigned anxiety disorder.
Support your rationale with references to both the Learning Resources or other outside creditable and up to date resources. At least 3 total.
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Gabbard, G. O. (2014). Gabbards treatment of psychiatric disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publications.
Chapter 16, Panic Disorder
Chapter 18, Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)
Chapter 19, Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Chapter 20, Specific Phobia
Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadocks synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Chapter 9, Anxiety Disorders (pp. 387417)
Stahl, S. M. (2017). Prescribers Guide: Stahls Essential Psychopharmacology (6th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.