Test 5 Lecture 3

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Lecture 3 Pages 614-625 / 634-644 November 29, 2005 Psychological Disorders I: Lecture Outline: anxiety disorders o panic disorder o phobias o obsessive compulsive disorder mood disorders o depression o Manic Depressive illness Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Symptoms : Excessive generalized anxiety not evoked by specific stimuli o Motor tension (trembling, fatigue) o Autonomic effects (nausea, dry mouth, dizziness, etc.) o Hyper vigilance (keyed up, trouble falling asleep) Comorbidity (more than symptom) with depression, panic, etc. Treatment: o Antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs SSRIs (serotonin) (selective serotonin reuptake ) (pro-zack) (zo-loft)
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Benzodiazepine (GABA) (val-ume)   Benzodiazepines are often used for short-term relief of severe, disabling anxiety or insomnia o Behavioral therapy Techniques Panic Disorder: Symptoms : periodic bouts of intense anxiety involving subjective fear or dread o Shortness of breath, dizziness, pounding heart, shaking, sweating,
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