FEB+4+ANX+EPI+Final

FEB+4+ANX+EPI+Final - Prevalence Estimates All anxiety...

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Unformatted text preview: Prevalence Estimates All anxiety conditions: 20% each year; 30% lifetime Specific and social phobias most common SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS Arises at youngest age of any 2/3 women High ethnic variation in types Blacks more phobias, hispanics more panic, jews more OCD Inverse with social class TREATMENT SSRIS Anti-anxiety Xanax Tranquilizers (benzodiazepines) valium, librium Behavior therapy SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE/ABUSE I. Dependence Frequent and excessive use Growing tolerance/Problems with withdrawal II. Abuse Problematic consequences of use family, work, legal CHARACTERISTICS Alcohol abuse or dependence - 10% year, 25% lifetime Drug abuse or dependence - 3% year; 12% lifetime CHARACTERISTICS 2/3 Male Young Not social class Much ethnic variation Little among Islamic, Asians, Jews Much among Irish, Eastern European, Native Americans TREATMENT Variation in treat or punish Much treatment involuntary Group therapy - AA OUTLINE...
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FEB+4+ANX+EPI+Final - Prevalence Estimates All anxiety...

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