L8 - anxiety disorders

L8 - anxiety disorders - "One thing is certain, that the...

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"One thing is certain, that the problem of anxiety is a nodal point, linking up all kinds of the most important questions; a riddle of which the solution must cast a flood of light upon our whole mental life." Freud, Introductory Lecture of Psychoanalysis
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Today’s overview Finish PTSD Anxiety disorders
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What is anxiety? Anxiety Fear Panic attack
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Anxiety disorders Brief history Impact on society Specific anxiety disorders
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Lifetime prevalence 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 Panic GAD Social phobia Specific phobia OCD PTSD
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Specific phobias Description Common types Statistics
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Common intense fears 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 Snakes Heights Illness Enclosure Storms Dentists Men Women Prevalence per 1,000
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Common phobias 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 Illness Storms Animals Agora Crowds Heights Men Women Prevalence per 1,000
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Social phobia Description Statistics
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Negative beliefs in social phobia I’ll shake constantly, and people will think I’m an alcoholic
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course PSYC 360 taught by Professor Borders during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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