PSYCH 2AP3 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Hypothalamus, Clomipramine, Lightning

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Anxiety disorders in dsm iv: panic disorder, agoraphobia, specific phobia, social phobia, ocd (most likely to be moved out in dsm 5, generalized anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd, acute stress disorder, anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition, substance induced anxiety disorder, anxiety disorder not otherwise specified (nos) Epidemiology of panic disorders: annual prevalence, u. s. = 3, lifetime prevalence, u. s. = 2 5, lifetime prevalence, world = 1. 5 3, average age of onset = late 20s, about 65 75% with disorder are female, course is variable and unpredictable (not always life long condition): Flooding (implosive therapy): based on extinction via cs alone presentation repeatedly (present phobic object alone repeatedly, never followed by any pain, problem: involves arousal of intense anxiety (individuals must experience a lot of anxiety during the process keep presenting object until that anxiety descends, assumption: at some point, the individuals experienced a negative event in association with the phobic object.