Neuroscience CH17Disorders

Neuroscience CH17Disorders - Neuroscience CH 17 Anxiety,...

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Neuroscience CH 17 Anxiety, Autism, AD/HD, Stress Disorders Anxiety disorder: psychological disorder characterized by tension, overactivity of the autonomic nervous system, expectation of an impending disaster, and continuous vigilance for disaster Panic disorder: disorder characterized by episodic pds of symptoms such as shortness of breath, irregularities in heartbeat and other autonomic symptoms, accompanied by intense fear Anticipatory anxiety: fear of having a panic attack; may lead to development of agoraphobia (fear of being away from home or other protected places) Obsessive compulsive disorder: obsession—unwanted thought or idea w/which a person is preoccupied; compulsion—feeling that one is obliged to perform a behavior, even if one prefers not to do so Tourette’s syndrome: neurological disorder w/tics and involuntary vocalizations and sometimes by compulsive uttering of obscenities and repetition of the utterances of others Cingulotomy: surgical destruction of cingulum bundle, which connects the prefrontal
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