Chapter 02?18.docx - Chapter 02\/18 Anxiety disorders Neurosis Freud argued we have normal neurotic psychosis He used the term neurosis to describe

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Chapter 02/18 Anxiety disorders Neurosis Freud argued we have normal, neurotic, psychosis He used the term neurosis to describe behaviors that had enduring and recurrent symptoms. Enduring- I keep having to check the stove to see if I have turned it off, Wish to get rid of symptoms (want to get rid of symptoms) o Enduring and recurrent symptoms o Wish to get rid of symptoms o Reality testing in tact (argued they weren’t disconnect from reality) o Behavior does not seriously violate social norm’s Psychosis o this is where we hear voices when people aren’t there o unable to consistently understand the world around you o big, wide lanes that don’t make sense. Specific phobia o Fear of object of something that is completely of out proportion to the threat that is posed
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Unformatted text preview: Social Anxiety disorder (social phobia) o Uncomfortable around other people oFeels like always getting judged by other folks o Can be limiting career wise Agoraphobia o Fear of the market place o If something went bad you can’t get out of there. Panic Disorder oUncontrollable fear o Panic attack Extreme anxiety can be brought on o All of a sudden you can’t catch your breath o Not sure where this comes from or why this happening Generalized anxiety disorder o Uncontrolled worry o They go from topic to topic o Becomes their center of everything Anxiety and fear can be a good thing o Makes you cautious (don’t do this it will hurt), the bear in the park will kill you, you don’t a video of the bear...
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