Anxiety and Fear (sams notes)

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Anxiety and Fear (sams notes)
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2014-03-19 22:05:09
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  1. 4 aspects of anxiety and fear
    • 1-cognitive aspects
    • 2-somatic
    • 3-emotional
    • 4-behavioral
  2. what you are aware of intellectually
    -an expectation for harm and danger to occur
    cognitive aspects
  3. -within the body
    -fight or flight
      -when triggered, carried in sympathetic neural pathways
      -heart rate increases, blood diverted into muscles
    somatic response
  4. balance between sympathetic and parasympathetic is ____
    skewed
  5. there is a much greater response to ____pathways
    sympathetic
  6. norepinephrine causes fight or flight to be ____
    prolonged
  7. epinephrine and norepinephrine were useful when threats were ____, now they are ____
    discreet, chronic
  8. dread, panic,
      -helps drive into somatic response and cognitive response
    emotional
  9. fight or flight, but also freeze!
    behavioral
  10. message in fear is always related to ____
    survival
  11. stalking by a predator is very ____ and clear
    tangible
  12. being anxious is an ____ fear
    intangible

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