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psych_0303 - Psychology 10 notes, 03/03/2008, Monday, 9th...

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Psychology 10 notes, 03/03/2008, Monday, 9 th Week Psychological Disorders DISORDERS Anxiety disorders Mood Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders Impulse control disorders Substance abuse disorders Somatoform disorders Eating disorders Sexual disorders Personality disorders Dissociative disorders Sleep disorders Mental Disorders Normally, anxiety is a certain amount of fear and caution in the face of potential hazards. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Experiencing almost constant and exaggerated worry Person is tense, irritable, and tired, but no worry 5% population will experience Often co-with dissociation Panic Disorders Frequent period of anxiety and ocassiainal attack of panic Attacks involve rapid breathing, increased heart rate Be nice to who has that
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Common co-existing disorders Social phobia – severe avoidance of other people and fear of doing anything in public Agoraphobia – an intense fear of open of public places More women than men are diagnosed with Panic Disorders Occurs in adults, usually Treatment for panic disorders Psychotherapy Anti-depressant drugs
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