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5 Matching questions

  1. psychological and biological therapies (OCD)
  2. Munchausen Syndrome classification (child abuse vs somatoform disorder)
  3. which somatoform disorders exposure and response prevention treatment
  4. psychodynamic treatment (panic & agoraphobic)
  5. evidence of biological basis for anxiety disorders
  1. a 24 sessions focused on identifying emotions and meaning underlying panic attacks
  2. b psychoanalytic; uncover hidden motivations
    biological: ssris, relapse common once stopped
    psychological: exposure/ritual prevention
    psychosurgery: lesion to cingulate bundle 30% effective
  3. c BDD
  4. d 1) runs in the family, family member with anxiety increases comorbidity 2) twin studies indicate heritability 20-40 (GAD, PTSD, phobias) 50 (PD) 3) GAD have deficits in GABA system function 4) deficits in medial prefrontal cortex (interferes w/ amygdala regulation)
  5. e factitious disorder: voluntary symptoms, no obvious gain, done for attention, self harm to induce symptom picture

    by proxy: child abuse, symptoms induced by someone close (mom who loves praise of caring for sick child)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. people can inherit biological vulnerability to anxiety disorders
  2. obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict
  3. CD: physical malfunction, stressful event trigger, no organic cause, no concern to see doctor, not really upset (woke up one day, cant walk)
    M: faking malfunction, aware that they are pretending and attempting to manipulate others, clear gains to being 'ill" (no work, settlement money)

    test: blindness test M less than chance level b/c trying to be "blind"
  4. differs because GAD less responsive on physiological measures (unlike panic), chronically tense because highly sensitive to threats, fatigued easily, mental agitation, always on edge, stress hormones always elevated
  5. 1) obsession: recurrent persistant thoughts 2)compulsion: repetitive behaviors, response to behaviors

5 True/False questions

  1. behavioral etiology (OCD)people can inherit biological vulnerability to anxiety disorders


  2. biological treatment (panic & agoraphobic)medication protective while ppl were taking them, best in combo with PCT


  3. Somatization Disordersevere anxiety focused on having serious disease, blown out of proportion, features of panic disorder, treatment: explanatory therapy: doc explains source/origin of symptoms


  4. Situationally predisposed panic attackslikelihood of attack is greater in situations where they have previously occured


  5. unexpected (uncued) panic attacksknown stimulus/ clear trigger, like seeing needle or snake (most likely a phobia)


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