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  1. which somatoform disorders exposure and response prevention treatment
  2. panic attacks
  3. psychoanalytic explanation of anxiety
  4. psychological and biological therapies (OCD)
  5. Hypochondriasis Disorder
  1. a in past (1960s), concept of neurosis (unrealistic anxiety and depression), anxiety resulted from id/ego conflict when defense mechanisms were overworked (GAD), anal fixation= impulses to soil transformed into compulsive cleanliness, person experiences urge as compulsive, obsessive thought (OCD)
  2. b BDD
  3. c psychoanalytic; uncover hidden motivations
    biological: ssris, relapse common once stopped
    psychological: exposure/ritual prevention
    psychosurgery: lesion to cingulate bundle 30% effective
  4. d 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. e severe anxiety focused on having serious disease, blown out of proportion, features of panic disorder, treatment: explanatory therapy: doc explains source/origin of symptoms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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"
  3. 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
  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. psychodynamic treatment (panic & agoraphobic)medication protective while ppl were taking them, best in combo with PCT


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


  3. cognitive explanation (panic & agoraphobic)individual misinterprets somatic bodily changes as impending doom


  4. unexpected (uncued) panic attacksknown stimulus/ clear trigger, like seeing needle or snake (most likely a phobia)


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


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