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5 Matching questions

  1. Situationally predisposed panic attacks
  2. which somatoform disorders exposure and response prevention treatment
  3. agoraphobia
  4. psychodynamic treatment (panic & agoraphobic)
  5. cognitive behavioral treatment (panic & agoraphobic)
  1. a BDD
  2. b 24 sessions focused on identifying emotions and meaning underlying panic attacks
  3. c likelihood of attack is greater in situations where they have previously occured
  4. d cognitive behavioral therapy (most successful for PD 70-80% success rate), panic control therapy (PCT): exposure to deliberate panic sensations under safe conditions, stop interpreting internal sensations as loss of control, intervention s-situations-exposure task, group exposure, relaxation
  5. e fear of being in places in which it would be difficult or embarrassing to escape if panic symptoms occur

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. general psychological vulnerability where they believe their thoughts are equal to actions, so unacceptable thought is just as bad as action
  2. the locus ceruleus (part of fear circuit), major source of norepinephrine which triggers SNS
  3. individual misinterprets somatic bodily changes as impending doom
  4. 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. psychoanalytic; uncover hidden motivations
    biological: ssris, relapse common once stopped
    psychological: exposure/ritual prevention
    psychosurgery: lesion to cingulate bundle 30% effective

5 True/False questions

  1. 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)

          

  2. Illness Phobiaspecific fear that you will become sick, early age of onset

          

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

          

  4. panic disorder symptoms (examples from text/class)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"

          

  5. psychoanalytic etiology (OCD)obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict

          

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