Lecture - 24 - June 1st

Lecture - 24 - June 1st - FINAL - THURSDAY JUNE 9TH The nal...

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FINAL - THURSDAY JUNE 9TH The fnal exam is cumulative ( 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm ) - approximately 75 questions Approximately 50 questions will come From the last third oF the course: Chapter 12 ( Emotions, Stress, Health ) , Chapter 13 ( Personality ) , Chapter 14 ( Psychological Disorders ) , Chapter 16 ( Social Psychology ) , Chapter 15 ( Therapy - will let you know ±riday ) . Approximately 25 questions will come From the frst 2/3 oF the course. To study, Focus on: 1 ) Major concepts, 2 ) Reviewing long answer questions and knowing associated concepts, and 3 ) Knowing answers to major questions proposed ( the green to red boxes ) . Remember to bring questions #10 - 15 to the exam ( 2 will be chosen to hand in For grading )
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Anxiety Disorders ANXIETY DISORDERS These are psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. 1. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Key Symptoms 1. Excessive, irrational and uncontrollable worry 2. Heightened sympathetic nervous system arousal 3. Persistent and uncontrollable tension ( often leads to hypertension and ulcers ) 4. Inability to identify or avoid the cause of certain feelings Other Facts Approximately 3 % of people over the age of 18 diagnosed each year, 2/3 of which are women. By the age of 50, however, generalized anxiety disorder becomes rare.
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Anxiety Disorders ANXIETY DISORDERS These are psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. 2. Panic Disorder Key Symptoms 1. Minute long ( 10 min ) episodes of intense dread that something horrible is about to happen. 2. Accompanied by: heart palpitations, shortness of breath, choking sensations, trembling, or dizziness. Other Facts Approximately 1 in 75 people experiences panic attacks, women being twice as likely as men Smokers are also at twice the risk of having panic attacks
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Anxiety Disorders ANXIETY DISORDERS These are psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. 3. Phobia Key Symptoms Persistent or irrational fear of a speciFc object or situation that causes a person to avoid it. Examples
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Anxiety Disorders ANXIETY DISORDERS These are psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. 3. Phobia Key Symptoms Examples Acrophobia - excessive fear of heights Claustrophobia - excessive fear of closed spaces Arachnophobia - excessive fear of spiders Social Phobia - excessive fear of social situations Agoraphobia - excessive fear of open places Persistent or irrational fear of a speciFc object or situation that causes a person to avoid it.
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Anxiety Disorders ANXIETY DISORDERS These are psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. 4.Obsessive
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Stuartantsis during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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Lecture - 24 - June 1st - FINAL - THURSDAY JUNE 9TH The nal...

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