There are three recognized types of phobias: specific phobia, agoraphobia, and social anxiety disorder (formerly called social phobia). ———Describe each of the three such that a person unfamiliar with the disorders will get an accurate but understandable picture of each disorder. …. DO NOT SIMPLY COPY THE OFFICIAL SYMPTOMS—–DECRIBE AS IF YOU ARE SPEAKING TO A 15-YEAR OLD WHO HAS NEVER HEARD OF PSYCHOLOGY.

Specific phobia [cite your source]

Agoraphobia [cite your source]

Social anxiety disorder [cite your source]

Find an online source that scientifically explains treatments for agoraphobia. Briefly evaluate the value of the resource and provide a functioning and specific link to the site.

Find an online source, different from the site used above, that scientifically explains treatments for social anxiety disorder. Briefly evaluate the value of the resource and provide a functioning and specific link to the site.

Panic

Describe panic disorder. Be sure to include the differences between panic attacks and panic disorder. Also, find an online source, different from those already used, that explains treatments for panic disorder. What is your evaluation regarding the usefulness of the resource? Provide a functioning and specific link to the site.

GAD

Describe generalized anxiety disorder. Also, find an online source, different from those already used, that explains treatments for GAD. Evaluate the usefulness of the resource and provide a functioning and specific link to the site.

OCD

Describe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Also, find an online source, different from those already used, that explains treatments for OCD. Evaluate the usefulness of the resource and provide a functioning and specific link to the site.

What four disorders are listed in the DSM-5 under the group name obsessive-compulsive-related disorders? [Cite your source]

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