DISORDERS - concentrate headaches, insomnia, upset stomach,...

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DISORDERS A. Anxiety Disorders: All characterized by high (very high) apprehension and anxiety, tension, and nervousness 1. Generalized anxiety disorder and panic consists of prolonged, vague, unexplained but intense fears that do not seem to be attached to any particular object. very much like regular fears, but no actual danger objective anxiety vs. free-floating anxiety tense, apprehensive (concerns about future), difficulty concentrating, irritable, worried, can't
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Unformatted text preview: concentrate headaches, insomnia, upset stomach, aching muscles, need to much sleep, sweating, dizziness, etc. Hypervigilance - always scanning the area for danger although none usually exists. GAD - anxiety persists for at least 1 month (usually longer) and is not attributable to recent life experiences (although they may play a role) 2. Panic disorder severe anxiety moments "nervous breakdown," a case of the nerves...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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