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Case Study , Terry, Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment - psychotherapy where realized his parent's expectations too high but did not help behavior. Started Cognitive Behavior therapy: establish rapport, make goals, relaxation, review goals to be specific
Anxiety generalized state of apprehension can be physical, cognitive, behavioral, emotional, arousal, and tension.
panic disorder repeated unexpected episodes of intense anxiety can be cued (triggered) or uncued (no identifiable trigger)
cognitive for panic disorder misinterpretations of biological bodily functions can cause anxiety that can turn into a panic attack
biological for panic disorder genetics contribute to vulnerability of a panic disorder (limbic system, frontal lobe), perceives as warning so activates sympathetic arousal
cycle of panic 1-trigger stimulus 2-perceived threat 3-apprehension 4-body sensations 5-interpretation of sensations as catastrophic
treatment for panic disorder antidepressants work for anxiety disorders cognitive-behavioral therapy: 1) self-monitoring 2) exposure 3)coping skills
phobic disorders and social phobias fear and avoidance, want to avoid embarrassment, agoraphobia
psychodynamic for phobias anxiety is a danger signal threatening impulses of sexual aggressive nature nearing the level of awareness, to fend off impulses the ego uses defense mechanisms
learning for phobias mowrer: two-factor model: development of phobic reactions on the basis of classical and operant conditioning, observational learning: see someone afraid so your afraid, and negative reinforcement, something bad happened so now afraid it will always happen
biological for phobias genetic factors cause people to be more suceptible for anxiety, if amygdala is over active (brain's fear control center) prepared conditioning: biological predisposition causes us to acquire certain fears like snakes
cognitive for phobias oversensitivity to threatening cures, overprediction of danger, and self-defeating thoughts and irrational beliefs
treatments for phobias learning based systematic desensitization, gradual exposure, flooding, virtual reality
treatments for phobias cognitive therapy help people recognize flaws in thinking- ellis REBT cognitive restructuring antidepressant drugs like zoloft and paxil treat social phobia
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