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5 Matching questions

  1. psychoanalytic etiology (OCD)
  2. Somatization Disorder
  3. psychological and biological therapies (OCD)
  4. cognitive explanation (panic & agoraphobic)
  5. biological explanation (panic & agoraphobic)
  1. a individual misinterprets somatic bodily changes as impending doom
  2. b marked by numerous reoccuring physical ailments w/o organic basis, last longer than conversion disorder, 8 symptoms 4 pain 2 gastro 1 sexual 1 psuedo neurological (stroke like, vision problems, muscle probs)
  3. c obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict
  4. d psychoanalytic; uncover hidden motivations
    biological: ssris, relapse common once stopped
    psychological: exposure/ritual prevention
    psychosurgery: lesion to cingulate bundle 30% effective
  5. e the locus ceruleus (part of fear circuit), major source of norepinephrine which triggers SNS

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. likelihood of attack is greater in situations where they have previously occured
  2. no idea attack was coming, no clue when next will come
  3. BDD
  4. fear of being in places in which it would be difficult or embarrassing to escape if panic symptoms occur
  5. known stimulus/ clear trigger, like seeing needle or snake (most likely a phobia)

5 True/False questions

  1. Munchausen Syndrome classification (child abuse vs somatoform disorder)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)


  2. conversion disorder vs malingeringCD: 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"


  3. biological etiology (OCD)people can learn that certain compulsions or rituals calm obsession temporarily


  4. panic disorder symptoms (examples from text/class)in past (1960s), concept of neurosis (unrealistic anxiety and depression), anxiety resulted from id/ego conflict when defense mechanisms were overworked (GAD), anal fixation= impulses to soil transformed into compulsive cleanliness, person experiences urge as compulsive, obsessive thought (OCD)


  5. psychoanalytic explanation of anxietyobsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict


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