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Unformatted text preview: diminished sex drive, body aches Bipolar Disorder-Cycling between depression and mania-Mania-Inflated self-esteem, high energy, flight of ideas, elevated mood, lack of need for sleep, irritability Dysthymia-Low-grade depression Anxiety Disorders Anxiety is predominant symptom Panic Disorder-Unpredictable panic attacks-Agoraphobia Phobias-Strong fears of specific objects or situations-Avoidance-Otherwise no symptoms Post-traumatic stress disorder-Re-experiencing a traumatic event-Intrusive memories and dreams-Sleep disturbances, hypervigilance, startle responses, impaired concentration, temper outbursts Obsessive-compulsive disorder-Intrusive senselessness or embarrassing thoughts-Repetitive behaviors or rituals to reduce anxiety Generalized anxiety disorder-Persistent anxiety and worry-May or may not attach to specific issues...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '08