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Unformatted text preview: central component of abnormal behavior. DQ3: Anxiety disorders are brought on by experiencing a feeling of apprehension, or tension, in reaction to a stressful situation. For some people (like me) anxiety can come without a warning, and it can cause many problems with ones daily life. Somatoform disorders are psychological difficulties that take on a physical form for which there are no medical cause. A type of this disorder is hypochondriasis; people with this problem have a fear of illness. These people believe that everyday aches and pains are the symptoms of server disease. Mood disorders are a disturbance in emotional experiences that are strong enough to disrupt everyday life. My sister suffers from major depression; I have witnessed her go from happy to full outrage in just a matter of a few minutes. This has a major effect on her daily life; she is unable to work, and maintain a healthy relationship with family, and friends....
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