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Transcript of Anxiety
By: Ashika, Aliyah & Tasnia
Description of what happens to the person with anxiety.
Some possible cause that can trigger anxiety
Anxiety's effects on a person's behaviour
Access to help and treatments for anxiety
Societies perception on people with anxiety
Current attitudes & changes of perception on anxiety
Anxiety is normal
When we stress too much, it usually helps us adapt to things
When we are anxious:
Heart beat and breathing rate increases
Start sweating and feel nausea
Feel dizzy and feel numb
School Of Thought & treatment for anxiety
not a real medical illness
is a sign of personal weakness
a way to achieve attention
they are self-centered people
can snap out of their illness
something to be ashamed of
not suitable to be employees
danger to themselves and others
ex. celebrities join organizations to promote educating people about anxiety
schools educate students about mental illnesses
schools also teach students on how to get help for anxiety
government commercials on mental illness such as anxiety
Advertisement on Anxiety
Experts don’t actually know what the cause of anxiety is.
Genes or the brains biochemistry
Tragic situation in life
Sigmund Freud distinguished three types of anxiety:
Reality, Neurotic and Superego
meditation and exercising
talk to someone you trust
hypnosis with professionals
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What is anxiety?
Disorder that causes nervousness, fear and worrying
Anxiety affects a person’s behaviour in three ways, which are cognitive, behavioral, and physical.
Cognitive - attention focuses on the possible threat.
Physical - heart rate increases, he or she shakes, trembles, sweats, freezes, shortness of breath and many more.
Behavioral - protect him or herself from other people or threats.
If the cognitive, physical and behavioral becomes severe, it can affect one’s life to change in a negative way. For example, it could unable the person to study or work, do his or her daily tasks.
Treatments for anxiety - psychological counseling, medication or done independently. Psychological treatment - cognitive-behaviour therapy, behaviour therapy alone.
Cognitive therapy is making the patients understand how their thinking is affecting and adding to their disorders and help them overcome it.
Behavioural therapy is when the patients are placed in a situation where they would have to face it without feeling anxious. Behavioural therapy - Exposure.
Self-treatment is when the person is learning to cope with stress in there daily by looking at deadlines and not doing work or study for a few days. They could exercise, take long baths, talk to someone who’d listen and support them. Also, they shouldn’t speak any negative talks.
The provider, doctor or psychiatrist, who will monitor the patient because there are side effects to the drugs taken, gives the medication.