March 25 Anxiety disorders

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1 Anxiety and Affective Disorders QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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2 Levels of Functioning Normal- difficulties can lessen quality of life Neurotic- difficulties can interfere with work or relationships Psychotic- major disruption of functioning
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4 QuickTimeY and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Researchers found an association between anxiety disorders and thyroid,  respiratory, gastrointestinal, arthritis, migraine, and allergic conditions. Obese people have a 25% increased risk for developing anxiety disorders.  Archives of Internal Medicine Anxiety Disorders and Physical  Health
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5 Anxiety disorders Approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older, or about 18.1 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have an anxiety disorder. (28% have diagnosable mental illness) •Anxiety disorders frequently co-occur with depressive disorders or substance abuse. •Most people with one anxiety disorder also have another anxiety disorder. Nearly three-quarters of those with an anxiety disorder will have their first episode by age 21.5
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7 Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) •Women are twice as likely to be  affected than men.  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) •Equally common among men  and women.  Panic Disorder •Women are twice as likely to be affected than men.  •Very high comorbidity rate with major depression. 
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