Lecture 21 – Anxiety and Personality Disorders

Lecture 21 - Lecture 21 Psychological Disorders Anxiety Disorders Lecture 21 Anxiety and Personality Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder and

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Lecture 21 1 Lecture 21 Anxiety and Personality Disorders Josh Wede Psych 100 Psychological Disorders Anxiety Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder Phobias Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Explaining Anxiety Disorders Personality Disorders Dissociative Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) also known as multiple personality disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder Anxiety Feelings of excessive apprehension and anxiety. Future events Current environmental stimuli Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms Persistent and uncontrollable tenseness and apprehension Autonomic arousal Unable to identify or avoid the cause of their feelings Panic Disorder Symptoms Minute-long episodes of intense dread May include feelings of terror, chest pains, choking or other frightening sensations. Anxiety is a component of both disorders (general anxiety and panic disorders) More anxiety in panic disorder, making people avoid situations that cause it. Phobia Marked by a persistent and irrational fear of an object or situation that disrupts behavior.
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Lecture 21 2 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Persistence of unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and urge to engage in senseless rituals (compulsions) that cause distress. Brain Imaging
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Lecture 21 - Lecture 21 Psychological Disorders Anxiety Disorders Lecture 21 Anxiety and Personality Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder and

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