Taking on a life style that expresses the opposite

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taking on a life-style that expresses the opposite desire Neutralizing – a person’s attempt to eliminate unwanted thoughts by thinking or behaving in ways that put matters right internally, making up for the unacceptable thoughts Serotonin – a neurotransmitter whose abnormal activity is linked to depression, OCD, and eating disorders Orbitofrontal cortex – a region of the brain in which impulses involving excretion, sexuality, violence, and other primitive activities arise Caudete nuclei – structures in the brain, within the region known as the basal ganglia, that help convert sensory information into thoughts and actions OCD-related Disorders – disorders in which obsessive-like concerns drive people to repeatedly and excessively perform certain patterns of behavior that greatly disrupt their lives Stress-management therapy – an approach to treating generalized and other anxiety disorders that teaches clients techniques for reducing and controlling stress Hoarding Disorder – a disorder in which individuals feel compelled to save items and become very distressed if they try to discard them, resulting in an excessive accumulation of items Trichotillomania – a disorder in which people repeatedly pull out hair from their scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, or other parts of the body; aka hair-pulling disorder Excoriation Disorder – a disorder in which people repeatedly pick at their skin, resulting in significant sores or wounds; aka skin-picking disorder Body Dysmorphic Disorder – a disorder in which individuals become preoccupied with the belief that they have certain defects or flaws in their physical appearance; such as defects or flaws that are imaged or greatly exaggerated
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  • Spring '08
  • Halgin
  • Social anxiety disorder

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