chapter 6 - Next test have short answersAnxiety disorder-...

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Next test have short answers- Anxiety disorder- think about [how human being work – what are thoughts, feelings, and actions] cognitive theorist – how think equals how we act equal what we belief Biological model – [biological psychiatry] – what is going on in the brain Anxiety is the abnormal neurotransmitter in the GABA or serotonin – sometimes norephinerepemine, but mostly GABA Symptoms of anxiety, and behavioral of anxiety Physical symptoms of anxiety – common symptoms: sweating, dry mouth, go to bathroom, chest pounds and get tight, [heart attack mistaken for panic attack] Sympathetic nervous system kicks in one theorist believe Chemical response to symptoms – biological theorist believe Behavior Feature – most common is avoidance, also clingy, and can get agitated when anxious Cognitive features – its our thoughts that are saying, something is bad is going to happen. A lot of ppl who are anxious are not in tune with their own heart beat. Panic attack happens after sex and exercise, heart beats fast. Cause difficulty in concentration. Cog behavior say:- as long as you can understand your thoughts, you can manage your physiological state – most panic attack last about 10 minutes page 173 Anxiety – natural everyday phenomenon, becomes an disorder when it disturb our daily lives Freud’s theory on anxiety – neurosis –some psychological feelings/distress a person experience and become anxious and worry vs. psychosis – person has stress and has thinking problems, and has problem with reality Panic disorder is recurrent attack – exp. Physical – shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, heart rate rise Cog symps – extreme fear, panic, cognitive distress, overly responsive to what heart is doing, too tune in to body – most panic attack last from 10-15 minutes, Beh symp – avoidance, want to run away, panic with Agoraphobia – excess fear of being in public places which escape may be difficult or help unavailable. DMSIV- axis 4, with
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSY 4343 taught by Professor Housson during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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