Choose any two of the following disorders from the list given below.
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Social phobia
- Generalized anxiety
Utilizing various resources such as the National Institute of Mental Health, BehaveNet and the South University Online Library and answer the following questions:
- What are the most common treatments for the disorders you chose?
- Explain whether the treatment was or was not an empirically validated treatment.
- What are the implications for a treatment that is not empirically validated?
- Is pharmacotherapy an empirically validated treatment for the disorder you chose? Why or why not?
- Is cognitive-behavioral treatment empirically validated for the disorder you chose? Why or why not?
- Post your response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned. Respond to at least two posts by the end of the week.