Stress Managment Quiz 6 pg 14

Stress Managment Quiz 6 pg 14 - Many people with this...

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6. Which of the following are symptoms of an anxiety disorder known as panic disorder? A. chest pains B. dizziness C. nausea or stomach problems D. fear of dying E. All of the above 7. True or False? Anxiety disorders often occur with other illnesses. 8. True or False? Most people successfully take control of the symptoms of anxiety disorders by sheer willpower and personal strength. SCORING* The correct answers to these questions are 1. E 2. False 3. True 4. C 5. D 6. E 7. True 8. False INTERPRETATION OF SCORES Question 1: Brain research demonstrates that disorders as different as stroke, anxiety disorders, alcohol addiction, anorexia, learning disabilities, and Alzheimer's all have their roots in the brain. Every American will be affected at some point in his or her life, either personally or by a family member's struggle, with a brain disorder. Question 2: Individuals who have experienced a traumatic event or ordeal such as a tornado, a rape or mugging, or a car wreck can be at risk for developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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Unformatted text preview: Many people with this anxiety disorder repeatedly live the trauma in the form of nightmares and disturbing recollections during the day. They also may experience sleep problems, depression, or feelings of being detached or numb or may be easily startled. Question 3: A person plagued by the urgent need to engage in certain rituals, or tormented by unwelcome thoughts or images, may be suffering from an anxiety disorder called obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Most healthy people can identify with having some of the symptoms of OCD, such as checking the stove several times before leaving the house. But the disorder is diagnosed only when such activities consume at least an hour a day, are very distressing, and * Source: National Institute of Mental Health. 2000. 72 gre06755_ch06.qxd 4/8/05 4:01 PM Page 72...
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