Lecture15-M48,49

Lecture15-M48,49

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Unformatted text preview: $aVack$is$not'just'an “anxiety'aback.”'It'may'include: many'minutes'of'intense'dread or'terror. chest'pains,'choking,'numbness, or'other'frightening'physical sensa:ons.'Pa:ents'may'feel certain'that'it’s'a'heart'aback. a'feeling'of'a'need'to'escape. Panic$disorder$refers'to'repeated and'unexpected'panic'abacks,'as well'as'a'fear'of'the'next'aback, and'a'change'in'behavior'to avoid'panic'abacks. Specific$Phobia A$specific$phobia$is'more'than'just a'strong'fear'or'dislike.'A'specific phobia'is'diagnosed'when'there'is an'uncontrollable,,irra.onal, intense,desire,to,avoid,the,some object,or,situa.on.'Even'an'image of'the'object'can'trigger'a reac:onUU“GET'IT'AWAY'FROM ME!!!”UUthe'uncontrollable, irra.onal,,intense,desire,to,avoid the,object,of,the,phobia. Some$Fears$and$Phobias What'trends'are evident'here? Which'varies'more, fear'or'phobias? What'does'this imply? Some$Other$Phobias Agoraphobia'is'the avoidance(of(situa3ons(in which(one(will(fear(having(a panic(a#ack,'especially'a situa:on'in'which'it'is difficult'to'get'help,'and'from which'it'difficult'to'escape. Social$phobia$refers'to'an'intense fear(of(being(watched(and(judged(by others.'It'is'visible'as'a'fear(of(public appearances'in'which embarrassment'or'humilia:on'is possible,'such'as'public'speaking, ea:ng,'or'performing. ObsessiveTCompulsive$Disorder$[OCD] Obsessions$are'intense, unwanted'worries,'ideas,'and images'that'repeatedly'pop'up'in the'mind. A'compulsion$is'a'repeatedly strong'feeling'of'“needing”'to carry'out'an'ac:on,'even'though it'doesn’t'feel'like'it'makes'sense. When'is'it'a'“disorder”? Distress:'when'you'are'deeply frustrated'with'not'being'able to'control'the'behaviors 'and/or Dysfunc:on:'when'the':me and'mental'energy'spent'on these'thoughts'and'behaviors interfere'with'everyday'life Common$OCD$Behaviors Percentage'of'children'and'adolescents'with'OCD'repor:ng these'obsessions'or'compulsions: Common'pabern:'RECHECKING Although'you'know'that'you’ve already'made'sure'the'door'is locked,'you'feel'you'must'check again.'And'again. PostTTrauma8c Stress$Disorder [PTSD] About'10'to'35'percent'of people'who'experience trauma'not'only'have burnedUin'memories,'but'also four...
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