CHP 12

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Jme
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91453
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CHP 12
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2011-06-24 09:59:05
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Mental Health
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Mental Health
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  1. 12-1 difference between anxiety and fear are
    Anxiety - frequently accompanied by physical sx's of increased heart rate, respiratory rate, elevated BP, ANS responses

    Fear - ANS responses that are focused on a SPECIFIC OBJECT or event - fear of a tornado, surgery or failing a job
  2. A condition characterized by discrete episodes of intense anxiety that begin abruptlyand reach a peak within 10 minutes
    Panic disorder
  3. Anxiety focused on a variety of life events or acitivities; excessive anxiety/dread present for a period of Six months or more is
    Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  4. Fatigue
    Irritability
    Restlessness
    Muscle tension
    Difficulty concentrating
    Sleep disturbance---is sx's of
    Generalized Anxiety Disoder
  5. Episodes of intense anxiety; begin abruptly and which a peak within 1O minutes, more severe and strikingly episodic is
    Panic disorder
  6. sx:
    Palpitations
    Trembling
    SOB
    Fear of Losing Control
    Fear of dying
    Panic disorder
  7. Acute anxiety of fear in any setting from which an indiviual may have trouble escaping "Fear of Public Places" - never seek medial or psychiatric tx is
    Agoraphobia

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