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Abnormal Psych Anxiety Disorders Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Hypochondriasis Disorder
  2. biological etiology (OCD)
  3. cognitive etiology (OCD)
  4. psychoanalytic etiology (OCD)
  5. behavioral explanation (panic & agoraphobic)
  1. a general psychological vulnerability where they believe their thoughts are equal to actions, so unacceptable thought is just as bad as action
  2. b people can inherit biological vulnerability to anxiety disorders
  3. c classical conditioning (interoceptive): panic attacks are conditioned to responses to anxiety triggering situations or internal bodily sensation of arousal, people learn what things/situations cause panic and avoid those things to avoid panic
  4. d severe anxiety focused on having serious disease, blown out of proportion, features of panic disorder, treatment: explanatory therapy: doc explains source/origin of symptoms
  5. e obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. abrupt feeling of intense apprehension/terror, impending doom, accompanied by (4) physical symptoms heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, hot flashes, sweating, peak @ 10 min
  2. BDD
  3. no idea attack was coming, no clue when next will come
  4. recurrent uncued panic attacks (1 month), constant worry about more attacks...example: Jenny unexpected heart pounding, sweaty palms, deep sense of fear something was wrong, worried about reoccurence, began avoiding public situations b/c fear of being humiliated
  5. 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 True/False Questions

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

          

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

          

  3. Generalized Anxiety Disorder vs other anxiety disorders (biological features)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)

          

  4. biological explanation (panic & agoraphobic)classical conditioning (interoceptive): panic attacks are conditioned to responses to anxiety triggering situations or internal bodily sensation of arousal, people learn what things/situations cause panic and avoid those things to avoid panic

          

  5. obsessive-compulsive disorder characteristics1) obsession: recurrent persistant thoughts 2)compulsion: repetitive behaviors, response to behaviors

          

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