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  1. cognitive behavioral treatment (panic & agoraphobic)
  2. Munchausen Syndrome classification (child abuse vs somatoform disorder)
  3. behavioral explanation (panic & agoraphobic)
  4. psychoanalytic etiology (OCD)
  5. Generalized Anxiety Disorder vs other anxiety disorders (biological features)
  1. a 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. b 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
  3. c obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict
  4. d 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. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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"
  2. 1) obsession: recurrent persistant thoughts 2)compulsion: repetitive behaviors, response to behaviors
  3. severe anxiety focused on having serious disease, blown out of proportion, features of panic disorder, treatment: explanatory therapy: doc explains source/origin of symptoms
  4. medication protective while ppl were taking them, best in combo with PCT
  5. 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 True/False Questions

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


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


  3. Somatization Disordermarked 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)


  4. evidence of biological basis for anxiety disorderspeople can inherit biological vulnerability to anxiety disorders


  5. panic attacksfear of being in places in which it would be difficult or embarrassing to escape if panic symptoms occur


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