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Anxiety Disorders

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Viviana Nuila

on 23 August 2016

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Transcript of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
Vague, generalized apprehension or feeling
that one is in danger.
Disorder of the mind involving thoughts, behaviors, and emotions that cause either self or others significant distress. Significant distress can mean the person is unable to function, meet personal needs on their own, or are a danger to themselves or others.
Anxiety Disorders
General state of dread or uneasiness that a person feels in response to a real or imagined danger.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Phobic Disorder
Panic Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Vague, generalized apprehension or feeling
that one is in danger; long term, persistent anxiety and worry.
muscular tension
an inability to relax
Strained face
poor appetite
Severe anxiety is focused on a particular object,
animal, activity, or situation that seems out of
proportion to the real dangers involved.
Feeling of sudden, helpless terror, such as the overwhelming
fright one might experience when cornered by a predator; lasting from a few seconds to several hours.
sense of smothering
difficulty breathing
chest pains
Obsession: having the same thoughts over and
over in an uncontrolled pattern.
Compulsion: the repeated performance of irrational
The neurotic person experiences both together: OCD
Condition in which a person who has experienced a
traumatic event feels severe and long lasting aftereffects.
recurring nightmares
feelings of guilt
Let's start defining
psychological disorders
in general; a psychological disorder is a:
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