Chapter 5, Exam 2_1

Chapter 5, Exam 2_1 - Term Definition Which of the...

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Term: Which of the following symptoms did Dr. Tobin observe about Barbara Wilder while working on her case? Definition: "on edge", when asked about leg injury - anxious & withdrawn, difficulty sleeping bc of nightmares ... PTSD symptoms. Term: When does anxiety become a source of clinical concern? Definition: when the person has a difficulty functioning on a day-to-day basis. Term: The disorders which are characterized by intense, incapacitating fear and apprehension are called Definition: anxiety disorders Term: Shelly experiences intense periods of fear and physical discomfort that interfere with her daily living. Shelly may be suffering from a(n) Definition: anxiety disorder Term: Approximately what percentage of the U.S. population aged 60 years and older is affected by anxiety disorders? Definition: 15.3%
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Term: The experience of anxiety is characterized by all of the following EXCEPT Definition: anxiety - disorders characterized by intense, irrational, and incapacitating apprehension Term: Derek suddenly felt his hands and legs go numb and started shaking involuntarily while preparing for his high school final semester. The acuteness of the problem forced his parents to consult a clinician. When asked, the clinician was told that it was the first time Derek had suffered from any of these symptoms. Derek is most likely experiencing Definition: a panic attack Term: A woman who suffers from periods of intense fear and discomfort in which she feels overwhelmed and terrified by a range of bodily sensations may be diagnosed as having a(n) Definition: panic disorder Term: Nasir occasionally experiences periods of intense overwhelming dread that come about for no reason. These periods are marked by trembling, hot flashes, and chills, and the feeling that he is losing control. Nasir might be diagnosed as having Definition: a panic attack/disorder
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Term: The diagnosis of panic disorder is made after an individual Definition: experiences a panic attack more than once, and that the client was fearful of another attack for at least a month. Possibly avoiding situations where they might experiences another panic attack. Term: The typical course of panic disorder is that it creates Definition: respiratory distress, autonomic disturbances, and sensory abnormalities. Term: Sudden intense sensations such as shortness of breath, dizziness, choking, and heart palpitations are characteristic of Definition: a panic attack Term: What is one of the most troubling concerns for individuals who have panic disorder? Definition: The possibility of developing agoraphobia.
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Term: Individuals who suffer from panic disorder often develop Definition: agoraphobia Term: The fear of being stranded without help when a panic attack occurs is called Definition: agoraphobia Term: Kaila is so intimidated by the possibility of having a panic attack that she stays home the majority of the time. If she does go out, she insists that one of her friends accompanies her in case she has a panic attack. In addition to having panic disorder,
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