Phobia Disorders

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brianklein
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Phobia Disorders
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2014-03-19 00:49:03
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  1. Essential Characteristic of Specific Phobia Disorder:
    -Fear of clearly _____ object or situation.
    defined
  2. Essential Characteristic of Specific Phobia Disorder:
    -Must be ___ and ____
    persistent and excessive
  3. Essential Characteristic of Specific Phobia Disorder:
    -must be _______
    unreasonable
  4. -doctor decides which signs to look for
    -difference between possible diagnoses
    -every symptoms suggests multiple possible diagnoses
    -"ruling out"
    differential diagnosis
  5. Essential Characteristic of Social Phobia Disorder:
    -fear of ____ or _____ situations
    social or performance
  6. Essential Characteristic of Social Phobia Disorder:
    -concern for _____ and embarassment
    humiliation
  7. Etiology of Phobic Disorders: Which?
    -displacement of anxiety
    -deep internalized fear of the D
    Psychodynamic
  8. Etiology of Phobic Disorders: Which?
    -could be causal
    -two step learning process
       -acquisition (classical conditioning)
    -maintenance
       -operant conditioning
       -avoidance learning
       -anxiety creates feeling of uncomfort which       we try to avoid
       -never experience full fear
    behavioral
  9. Etiology of Phobic Disorders: Which?
    -genetic predisposition for many of our fears
    -preparedness theory
    -could be causal
    biological

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