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1 Chapter 5--Study Guide Student: 1. Anxiety is A. an immediate alarm reaction to stressful situations. B. usually a sign of an underdeveloped ego. C. potentially helpful in planning for the future. D. always a hindrance to adaptive functioning. 2. Batman is walking down a dark alley in Gotham City. Suddenly, a dark figure jumps out from behind a trash bin and points a gun at him. Batman turns and runs, faster than a speeding bullet. This is an example of A. alarm response. B. panic. C. anxiety. D. wimpy behavior. 3. Paula has frequent panic attacks, but only when she views the national news on television. However, she does not experience a panic attack every time she sees the national news. Paula’s panic attacks would be classified as 4. Which of the following is the area of the brain most often associated with anxiety? 5. Research suggesting that cigarette smoking by teenagers increases the risk for developing anxiety disorders as adults indicates that:
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2 6. Elliot constantly worries about his health, his finances, his job security, and the stability of his marriage. Often, his worries keep him awake at night, causing him to be so fatigued at work that he cannot perform his duties adequately. His wife is becoming frustrated with him, since he is so preoccupied with his worries that he is unable to do the dinner dishes when it is his turn. Elliot’s problem might be diagnosed as A. panic disorder. B. generalized anxiety disorder. C. simple phobia. D. obsessive-compulsive disorder. 7. Which of the following observations is NOT true of individuals with generalized anxiety disorder? 8. Which of the following is an example of interoceptive avoidance?
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