Welcome

Anti Essays offers essay examples to help students with their essay writing.

Sign Up

Tina Case Study

  • Submitted by: ean1314
  • on June 22, 2014
  • Category: Psychology
  • Length: 3,363 words

Open Document

Below is a free excerpt of "Tina Case Study" from Anti Essays, your source for free research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

Bre Ean
Tina Case Study Answers
6/13/2014

NOW, Answer these questions about Tina for the assignment:
Part 1:  Diagnosis
1.       Refer to the DSM-V checklists in your textbook for the following three diagnostic categories:
  *      Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Please list ALL of the diagnostic criteria for this disorder.
      * GAD is characterized by someone who experiences an overabundance of anxiety and who worries about almost anything and/or everything for at least 6 months (ADAA, 2014).
      *   This anxiety and worry are associated with at least three of the following symptoms:
        * Restlessness or feeling on edge,
        * Tiring easily,
        * Difficulty concentrating,
        * Muscle tension
        * Problems sleeping
        * Irritability
      *   People find it difficult to control the worry and the worry is not confined to one specific thing.
      *   There is distress in aspects of life such as social and occupational functioning.

  *      Phobia – Please list ALL diagnostic criteria for this disorder?
      * Phobia is characterized by persistent and unreasonable fear of an object, activity, and/or situation.
      *   When encountering or even thinking about these specific objects, activities, or situations fear immediately presents itself and an immediate anxiety response is provoked.  
      * People who are suffering from phobias can often realize that their fear is irrational but thinking about it causes extreme anxiety.
      * People with phobias usually have a feeling of distress that is so intense that it interferes with life by disrupting daily routines, limiting work efficiency, reducing self-esteem, and placing a strain on relationships with friends, family, coworkers, and spouses.
      * Symptoms must last at least 6 months for people under 18.
  *      Panic disorder - with and without agoraphobia – please list ALL the diagnostic criteria for this disorder?
      * Panic disorder without agoraphobia...

Show More


Citations

MLA Citation

"Tina Case Study". Anti Essays. 13 Dec. 2018

<http://parimatchstavki7.com/free-essays/Tina-Case-Study-634268.html>

APA Citation

Tina Case Study. Anti Essays. Retrieved December 13, 2018, from the World Wide Web: http://parimatchstavki7.com/free-essays/Tina-Case-Study-634268.html