Unit 8 discussion 1
Diathesis-Stress, Comorbidity, and Cultural Impact
Respond to the following in your initial post:
· Choose one disorder covered in the readings for this unit, and apply the diathesis-stress model to understanding it.
· Choose two possible categories of substance abuse from the DSM and compare and contrast the interactive impact these substance abuse disorders would likely have on the disorder you are writing about.
· Choose two different ethnic or cultural groups in the United States. Compare and contrast the impact of this diagnosis on members of these two groups.
· Be sure to put the name of the disorder in the subject line of your post.
Note: Your initial post in this discussion needs to address a different disorder than the one you address in the second discussion in this unit (u08d2).
Unit 8 discussion 2
Choose one of the disorders covered in the chapters of the DSM-5 that you read for this unit.
· Discover and review sources of information on the disorder from outside of the course materials, and present a description of some current issue or controversy in the diagnosis (not treatment) of this disorder.
· Be careful to analyze cultural influences in this controversy and to compare DSM-5 and ICD-10 terms.
· Put the name of the disorder in the subject line of the post.
Note: Your initial post in this discussion needs to address a different disorder than the one you address in the first discussion in this unit (u08d1).
Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders: An Overview Somatic Symptom Disorder Illness Anxiety Disorder Conversion Disorder (Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder) Factitious Disorder Dissociative Disorders: An Overview Depersonalization/ Derealization Disorder Dissociative Amnesia Dissociative Identity Disorder Cultural Factors, Treatments, and Outcomes in Dissociative Disorders