Thomas Edison State University Psychology Discussion
Answer both questions in 150 word EACH. You may use more if needed. Provide in
text citation in both questions and absolutely no plagiarism.
1. In previous versions of the DSM, anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive
disorders were in the same category. However, in the current version of
the DSM, they have been placed in separate categories. What distinctions
between these disorders might justify this separation?
2. Describe the difference between a common fear and a phobia. Select and
describe a specific phobia. What are some possible causes for the phobia
described? List and describe some possible treatments.