Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (e.g., hoarding disorder) have gained popularity in the media in recent years. How do portrayals of these disorders in popular culture differ from the descriptions of them in the DSM? How might the media popularity affect a person’s likelihood to seek treatment?
In what ways do people treat their own symptoms of anxiety disorders, and trauma and stress disorders? Review the case study of Rebecca. Provide and justify a diagnostic impression for Rebecca.
Dziegielewski, S. (2015). DSM-5: Assessment, Planning, and Practice Strategy. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons INC.