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Sheet1 Page 1 }Rosenhan and other went to mental hospitals and complained of voices, depression and hollowness. +Besides fake symptoms, names and occupations, everything else was true. }All eight were admitted and classified as mentally ill. }Took an average of 19 days to be released and "treated" of their problems. Anxiety Disorders: }A category of mental disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. +Generalized anxiety disorder. +Panic disorder. +Phobias. +Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Generalized Anxiety Disorders: }Anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of arousal. +Predominant in women. Panic Disorders: }A anxiety disorder marked by sudden, short term, very intense feelings of anxiety or terror.
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Unformatted text preview: +Estimated 1 in 75 people experience the initial "panic attack" +Disorder develops after several attacks that leads to fear of the attack itself. +Characterized by choking sensation, trouble breathing, heart palpitations, etc. +charles Darwin had this problem. Phobias: }An anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation. +Everyone is scared of something. ... +Intense enough to cause panic attacks, diarrhea, and temporary paralysis. +Try searching Google videos under "pickle phobia" +Anthropophobia: people +Ataxiophobia: disorders +Phrenophobia: going insane...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Colorado State.

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