Module/Week 2 Case Study Assignment
Case 1: Panic Disorder
Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology
Gorenstein & Comer, 2015
DSM Application (10 points): List the DSM criteria for Autism. Next to each criterion, detail the specific symptoms that match.
Assessment Questions (6 @ 5 points each):
#1: In the case of “Joe,” what event precipitated his panic attack?
#2: Why is Joe’s case different from most panic attacks?
#4: Why do individuals first suspect a general medical condition?
#5: Why was Dr. Geller convinced that panic disorders are “best explained by a combination of biological and cognitive factors?”
#7: How did Joe’s avoidance of going outside alone contribute to his panic disorder?
#8: What was the outcome for Joe?
Bible Application Question (10 points, 50 word minimum): Discuss this case and disorder from a biblical perspective using at least 1 Scripture reference (direct quotes do not count towards length requirement).