Illness Anxiety Disorder Comprehensive Analysis
In this assignment, please conduct a comprehensive analysis on Illness Anxiety Disorder.
Include the following in the paper:
- Overview of the diagnosis
- Explanation of at least one theory of etiology (causes) of the disorder
- Explanation of the associated factors in development of the disorder (genetic, environmental, familial, lifestyle)
- An analysis of the treatment options for clients using appropriate terminology and citations
- Discussion of treatment options of the disorder
- Discussion of possible options to reduce frequency or severity of symptoms
- Evaluation of how this disorder affects the patient and those in their social community
** In keeping with the focus of this class, the emphasis of your paper should be on the pathological aspects of Illness Anxiety Disorder.
The Pathology, Diagnosis, and the DSM-5 writing assignment –
- Must be a minimum of five double-spaced pages (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style.
- Must include a separate title page and reference page.
- Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Please ensure the introduction paragraph ends with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of the paper.
- Must include a minimum of two scholarly or peer-reviewed sources published within the last five years. Must cite and reference the DSM-5 as a additional source. These sources should provide evidence-based information regarding the psychological features of the disorder.
- Must utilize academic voice.