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5 Matching questions

  1. cognitive etiology (OCD)
  2. panic disorder symptoms (examples from text/class)
  3. behavioral etiology (OCD)
  4. psychoanalytic etiology (OCD)
  5. evidence of biological basis for anxiety disorders
  1. a people can learn that certain compulsions or rituals calm obsession temporarily
  2. b 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
  3. c general psychological vulnerability where they believe their thoughts are equal to actions, so unacceptable thought is just as bad as action
  4. d 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. e obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. no idea attack was coming, no clue when next will come
  2. specific fear that you will become sick, early age of onset
  3. psychoanalytic; uncover hidden motivations
    biological: ssris, relapse common once stopped
    psychological: exposure/ritual prevention
    psychosurgery: lesion to cingulate bundle 30% effective
  4. 24 sessions focused on identifying emotions and meaning underlying panic attacks
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Munchausen Syndrome classification (child abuse vs somatoform disorder)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. cognitive explanation (panic & agoraphobic)the locus ceruleus (part of fear circuit), major source of norepinephrine which triggers SNS

          

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

          

  4. Hypochondriasis 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)

          

  5. biological etiology (OCD)people can learn that certain compulsions or rituals calm obsession temporarily

          

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