1) If a client presented to you with symtoms of anxiety, what questions would you ask to determine if they met criteria for one or more of the types of anxiety disorders discussed in Chapter 7 of your text? How would you assess for the presence of a phobia, panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, Acute Stress Disorder, or GAD?
2) Discuss the symptoms of PTSD experienced by the author of “The Demons of War are Persistant.” Why did he build “psychololgical boundaries” around the terror he faced? What eventually helped him manage his demons?
Ch. 7 in book Psychopathology: A competency based assessment model for social workers
Gray & Zide, .p. 92-95; 108-135