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1 Anxiety Disorders Shy Kid Overview of Anxiety Disorders • Separation Anxiety Disorder • Generalized Anxiety Disorder • Specific Phobia • Social Phobia • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder • Panic Disorder • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Overview of Anxiety Disorders: Cases 1. Brad is terrified of being separated from his mother. He follows her around the house constantly, always needing to know where she is. 2. Alesha “worries about everything” - how she is doing in school, events in the news, and family finances. 3. Dante is very preoccupied with what others think of him. He doesn’t interact with anyone at school, and feels completely isolated. 4. Wally can’t stop thinking about not being able to sleep. Every night before bedtime he goes through the same routine of opening and closing the closet door and making an remaking his bed. 5. Claudia describes her sudden attack of overwhelming anxiety. “My heart started pumping so fast I thought it would explode. I thought I was going to die.” Panic attack Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social anxiety Separation anxiety ?
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2 Overview of Anxiety Disorders: Descriptions • Anxiety - mood state characterized by strong _______ emotion and bodily symptoms of tension in which an individual apprehensively anticipates ________ danger or misfortune and often feels a lack of ________ • Fear - ________ reaction to danger • Anxiety disorders - ________ and debilitating anxiety Overview of Anxiety Disorders: Systems • Physical system – Autonomic arousal – Fight/flight/freeze response • ________ system – Expectation of danger – Worry • Behavioral system – __________ – TQ: Why does anxiety exist? Can you think of circumstances where it would be useful? Overview of Anxiety Disorders: Possible Sx •Increased heart rate •Fatigue •Increased respiration •Nausea •Upset stomach •Dizziness •Blurred vision ________ Symptoms •Dry mouth •Muscle tension •Heart palpitation •Flushing •Vomiting •Numbness •Sweating
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3 Overview of Anxiety Disorders: Possible Sx •Worry •Thoughts of being scared or hurt •Thoughts or images of monsters or wild animals •Self-critical thoughts •Thoughts of incompetence or inadequacy •Difficulty concentrating __________ Symptoms •Blanking out or forgetfulness •Thoughts of appearing foolish •Thoughts of bodily injury •Images of harm to loved ones •Thoughts of going crazy •Thoughts of contamination Overview of Anxiety Disorders: Possible Sx •Avoidance •Crying or screaming •Nail biting •Trembling voice •Stuttering •Trembling lip •Swallowing _________ Symptoms •Immobility •Twitching •Thumb sucking •Avoiding eye contact •Clenched jaw •Fidgeting Anxiety: Normal Range •Most children experience fears and anxieties •Parents may ______________ the number and extent of children’s fears •Girls may experience more, and more intense, fears, especially in _______________
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course PSCY 168 taught by Professor Rachellapidis during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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