Use a minimum of four resources (one source may be the course materials) and provide a reference list. Use APA formatting to cite resources appropriately. Use complete sentences and correct grammar and spelling.
Select one of the paired disorders provided in the list below, and research them both.
- Major depression and bipolar disorder
- Schizophrenia and dissociative identity disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder and panic disorder
- Social anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and an autism spectrum disorder
Discuss the similarities and distinctiveness of each disorder. Consider causes, symptoms, effects on daily activities, impact on relationships, and treatment options for each disorder. Include a brief discussion of your reasons for choosing these disorders.