learning perspective
Luke suffers from acrophobia, a fear of high places. Luke's therapist suggests that his reaction to heights is a generalization of the fear triggered by a childhood playground accident in which he fell off a sliding board. The therapist's suggestion reflects a
the oedipus complex
According to psychoanalytic theory, boys' fear of castration is most closely associated with
generalized anxiety disorder
Rishi, a college student, complains that he feels apprehensive and fearful most of the time but doesn't know why. without warning, his heart begins to pound, his hands get icy, and he breaks out in a cold sweat. rishi most likely suffers from:
Jabar, a 25-year-old auto mechanic, thinks he is Napoleon. He further believes he is being imprisoned against his will in the psychiatric hospital where his relatives have brought him for treatment. Jabar is most likly suffering from:
bipolar disorder
In which disorder do people alternate between states of lethargic hopelessness and wild overexcitement
obsessive-compulsive disorder
cecil is preoccupied with thoughts of jumping out the window of his tenthfloor apartment. In order to reduce his anxiety, he frequently counts his hearbeats aloud. Cecil would most likely be diagnosed as experiencing: