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5 Matching questions

  1. biological explanation (panic & agoraphobic)
  2. cognitive behavioral treatment (panic & agoraphobic)
  3. psychoanalytic etiology (OCD)
  4. Situationally predisposed panic attacks
  5. psychodynamic treatment (panic & agoraphobic)
  1. a obsessions/compulsions reflect maladaptive responses to unresolved conflict
  2. b the locus ceruleus (part of fear circuit), major source of norepinephrine which triggers SNS
  3. c likelihood of attack is greater in situations where they have previously occured
  4. d 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
  5. e 24 sessions focused on identifying emotions and meaning underlying panic attacks

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. severe anxiety focused on having serious disease, blown out of proportion, features of panic disorder, treatment: explanatory therapy: doc explains source/origin of symptoms
  3. people can inherit biological vulnerability to anxiety disorders
  4. specific fear that you will become sick, early age of onset
  5. 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. conversion disorder vs malingeringmarked 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)

          

  2. 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)

          

  3. evidence of biological basis for anxiety disorders1) 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)

          

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

          

  5. obsessive-compulsive disorder characteristicsCD: 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"