Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

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Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
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2014-03-19 01:03:46
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  1. Essential Characteristics of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia:
    -periods of _____ attacks
    -fear of _____ attacks
    panic
  2. DSM qualification for Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia
    • -must have at least 4 of the checklist of the symptoms
    • -must reach a peak within 10 minutes
  3. Essential Characteristics of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia:
    -_____ anxiety of, or a discomfort in a ____ place
    intense, public
  4. Essential Characteristics of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia:
    -___% of people with panic disorder have agoraphobia
    80
  5. Essential Characteristics of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia:
    -fear that in a big crowd, ____ is not achievable
    escape
  6. Etiology for Panic Disorder: which?!
    -correlation between twins
    -genetic components
    -may be causal
    -highly reactive ANS sympathetic responses (norepinephrine) 
    -abnormality in neural structures (overly reactive)
    biological
  7. Etiology for Panic Disorder: which?!
    -misinterpretation of normal bodily sensations
    -unlikely to be causal
    -an "anxiety sensitivity"
    -preoccupation with what can go wrong
    -illogical 
    -changing ____ is the best treatment
    cognitive
  8. Treatment of Panic Disorder:
    -medication ____ but does not ____
    controls, cure
  9. Treatment of Panic Disorder:
    -what are the main medications?
    • -benzodiazepines
    • -antidepressants
  10. Treatment of Panic Disorder:
    -reduces misinterpretations
    -teach a recognition of onset
    -more accurate interpretations
    -measured breathing
    cognitive therapy

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