Below are some of the key terms that you should know from Chapter 4
agoraphobia (p. 119)
anxiety (p. 111)
anxiety disorders (p. 117)
behavioral inhibition (p. 147)
body dysmorphic disorder (p. 134)
excoriation (skin-picking) disorder (p.
Chapter 4: Anxiety and Stress-Related Disorders
What is Anxiety?
Definition of Anxiety
a. A common emotion characterized by physical symptoms, and thoughts or worries that something bad will
b. Occurs when people encounter a new situat
What Are Bipolar and Depressive Disorders?
Bipolar and depressive disorders are syndromes whose predominant feature is a disturbance in mood
a Abnormally low disturbancedepression
b Abnormally high disturbancemania
Bipolar and Related Disorders