Anxiety and Depression

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Anxiety and Depression
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2013-11-04 22:06:59
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symptoms, causes and treatments
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  1. Depression: Biological symptoms (6)
    • headaches
    • chronic pain
    • digestive disorders
    • insomnia
    • imbalance of neurotransmitters 
    • inactive left frontal lobe 
    • hormonal disposition
  2. Depression: Biological treatment (4)
    • drugs 
    • electro convulsive therapy 
    • herbal remedies 
    • exercise
  3. Depression: Basic Processes Symptoms (5)
    • feeling sad/unhappy 
    • thoughts of death/suicide 
    • depressive thinking styles 
    • low self esteem 
    • unclear thinking
  4. Depression: Basic processes treatment (3)
    • Structured problem solving 
    • cognitive behaviour therapy 
    • meditation
  5. Psychoanalytic explanation of depression
    anger turned inwards from feelings of rejection or withdrawal of affection
  6. Humanistic explanation of depression
    blocking of positive growth. Lowering of self concept
  7. Depression: Person symptoms (4)
    • lacking in concentration 
    • motivation
    • introversion 
    • loss of pleasurable experiences
  8. Depression: Person treatment (1)
    behaviour therapy
  9. Depression: socio-cultural symptoms (4)
    • diminished involvement with others 
    • abuse
    • unhappy relationships 
    • poverty
  10. Depression: socio-cultural treatment (4)
    • family/friends support 
    • group therapy 
    • community health centres 
    • cultural differences
  11. Anxiety: Biological symptoms (5)
    • increase in heart rate and breathing 
    • tightening of muscles 
    • pupils dilate and sight sharpens 
    • perception of pain diminishes 
    • insomnia
  12. Anxiety: Biological treatments (2)
    • drugs 
    • eye-movement desensitisation (PTSD)
  13. Anxiety: Basic Processes treatment (2)
    • Cognitive behavioural therapy 
    • Exposure therapy (phobias)
  14. Anxiety: Person treatment (1)
    structured problem solving (break problem into smaller, managable chunks)
  15. Anxiety: Socio-cultural treatment (2)
    • Family therapy 
    • group therapy
  16. Anxiety: Socio-cultural symptoms (1)
    • social situations avoided
    • avoid challenging things (maybe work or school)
  17. Anxiety: Person symptoms (3)
    • Excessive shyness
    • nervousness
    • withdrawn
  18. Anxiety: Basic processes symptoms (2)
    • self conscious 
    • feeling worried

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