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What is the source of anxiety.
Actual source is unknown.
Body reacts in similar ways to fear and what?
What is fear?
reaction to specific danger.
What is agoraphbia?
Fear of being in a public place and panic attack occurring with no escape possible.
What is first line of treatment for anxiety?
When does discontinuation syndrome for SSRI's occur and what are the symptoms?
1-3 days after meds stopped abruptly. N/V/D headache & sleep disurbances.
What are s/s of seratonin syndrome?
n/v/d confusion & delerium.
What causes serotonin syndrome?
serotonergic Hyperstimulation. occurs with new med or added dosage.
What is a dissociative disorder?
Individuals who exhibit the separation of an idea or thought from conscious awareness or from emotional significance and affect.
What are somatoform disorders?
Physical symptoms present without demonstrable organic finding to explain the symptoms.
What are 4 types of dissociative amnesia?
What is dissociative fugue?
Person suddenly and unexpectedly travels away from home and is unable to recall past.
Person assumes a new identity
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