Abnormal notes ch 6 - Chapter 6 Symptoms of anxiety...

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Chapter 6 Symptoms of anxiety disorder o Anxiety Anticipation of future problems General or diffuse emotional reactions Reaction unproportional to the threat o Fear Experienced in the face of real danger Usually builds quickly in intensity Helps behavioral responses to threats o Excessive worry Associated with anxiety Negative emotional thoughts that are concerned with future Preoccupied with self talk o Panic attack Sudden overwhelming experience of terror or fright Emotional response more focused than diffused More intense than anxiety Has a sudden onset Cued o Expected or occurring only in the presence of a stimulus Unexpected o Appear without any warning or expectation o Phobias Persistent, irrational, narrowly defined fears that are associated with a specific object or situation Avoidance Reactions are irrational Agoraphobia o Fear of the marketplace/public places Anxious apprehension o
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