Case Study 3: anxiety disorders

Please read the following chapter and respond to the following questions.

. What are the pros and cons of using a CBT treatment manual with adults? 

Discuss fidelity with flexibility. 

2. What is an automatic negative thought that you “catch” yourself saying to yourself in times of stress? 

3. CBT requires collaboration and active participation from the participant. If you are working with a highly anxious adult female patient, what strategies might you use to help her cope with the anxiety using this modality? 

4. With the content of the sessions described and the skills taught, what do you think will be the more challenging skills? Please use examples and cite the literature?

Clinical Decision-Making Case studies: (SLO # 2, 5 & 7) 10% of the Total Grade

The discussion board will be utilized to hone skills needed to incorporate knowledge acquired from the readings. There will be case studies posted in the discussion section. Students will be expected to review the case study, relate the situation to the DSM-5 criteria, and determine a diagnosis and differential diagnosis. The student will post a response to two classmates. Initial post minimum of 240 words, and response minimum 100 words. APA citation guidelines for citations and references. 


  Meets Criteria 

  Partially Meets Criteria

  Does Not Meet the Criteria

 Assessment: Discuss assessment findings and behaviors which meet your DSM-5 criteria; describe further assessment/screening tools which you would recommend to validate the diagnosis

 Correctly identifies DSM-5 criteria to correlate with recognized diagnosis/differential diagnosis; screening tools specify and connect with diagnosis.

 Identifies the most important findings and misses some minor ones. It doesn't present results from all sections completed

 Identifies some abnormal or pertinent findings but misses significant findings. Results come from only 50% of the sections completed.

 Interprets findings correctly, considering pathological, social, lifestyle, and genetic components.

 The interpretation is correct. All pertinent details are discussed.

 The interpretation is correct. Details consider the most relevant areas.

 Interpretation is correct or partially correct. Minimal information is provided. All pertinent areas are not addressed.

 Diagnosis: Identify and Discuss your DSM-5 and differential diagnoses (including psychiatric and physical diagnoses).

 identifies at least 1 DSM-5 diagnosis and two differential diagnoses, including psychiatric and physical diagnosis



 identifies only 1 DSM-5 diagnosis and one differential diagnosis

 does not identify a DSM-5 diagnosis or differential diagnosis

 Supporting Research: Incorporate at least one scholarly evidence-based article that relates to your identified and differential diagnoses and can guide your treatment plan.

 Discusses one scholarly evidence-based article which correlates with diagnosis/differential diagnosis and identifies how to guide the treatment plan

 Discusses the article, but the writing is not considered a scholarly evidence-based source.

 It does not discuss the scholarly, evidence-based article

 Reference: APA format Writing: Sentence structure, spelling, grammar

 APA format followed with no errors; correct sentence structure and grammar usage.

 APA format followed but with several errors and spelling/grammar errors.

 APA format not followed; sentence structure incomplete and numerous grammar errors