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Neurobiologic Theory of anxiety disorders:
May be a dysfunction of ___ and ___ neurotransmission.
serotonin, norepinephrine
Neurobiologic Theory of anxiety disorders:

Social phobia may be associated with decreased ___ transmission.
dopamine
PET scans provide evidence of neurological deficit in individuals with ___.
OCD
Memory traces are associated with what disorder?
PTSD
6 symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder?
-fatigue
-muscular tension
-restlessness
-irritability
-difficulty concentrating
-sleep disturbance
Nursing Interventions in Panic Disorder:
-ER - Reassure
-Teach about panic attacks
-May give benzodiazepine
-Teach about effects of caffeine, chocolate
-Encourage treatment
-Recognize suicide risk
Advantages from or rewards for being ill are referred to as ___.
secondary gains
Behaviors or thought used to decrease the fear or guilt associated with obsessions are called ___.
compulsions
Unwanted, repetitive thoughts, ideas, impulses, or images that lead to feelings of fear, anxiety, or guilt are called ___.
obsessions
Mild form of obsessive-compulsive behavior consisting of thoughts of uncertainty and compulsions to check a previous behavior is called?
folie du doute
If symptoms last greater than 4 weeks, the diagnosis is ___.
PTSD
Memory loss related to personal data or events occurring during the specific period of the precipitating event is called ___ amnesia.
localized
Amnesia for a specific period of time with partial memory of events is called ___ amnesia.
selective
This dissociative disorder is a rare DD in which people, while either maintaining their identity or adopting a new identity, wander or take unexpected trips.
dissociative fugue
This dissociative disorder is characterized by persistent or recurrent feelings of being detached from one's body or thoughts.
depersonalization disorder
A person with a ___ disorder has only one symptom, whereas a person with ___ disorder has several.
conversion, somatization
Sensory symptoms of this disorder range from paresthesia, anesthesia, blindness, and deafness. Motor symptoms range from tics to seizures to paralysis.
conversion disorder
Pain that cannot be explained organically is the primary symptom of a ___ disorder.
pain
People with ___ believe they have a serious disease involvig one or several body systems, despite all medical evidence to the contrary, or they are terrified of contracting certain diseases.
hypochondriasis
___ disorders involve physical symptoms for which no underlying organic basis exists.
somatoform
Individuals with ___ disorder intentionally stimulate or produce physical or psychological symptoms in order to assume the sick role.
factitious
The only motivation for the behavior is to assume the sick role and gain attention is describing ___ disorder.
factitious
Individuals with ___ disorder intentionally stimulate or produce physical or psychological symptoms in order to assume the sick role.
factitious
FACT:
The motivation for a malingerer is external incentives such as sick leave or obtaining drugs.
The only motivation for the behavior is to assume the sick role and gain attention is describing ___ disorder.
factitious
FACT:
The motivation for a malingerer is external incentives such as sick leave or obtaining drugs.
Individuals with ___ have poor impulse control.
PTSD
Individuals with ___ disorder intentionally stimulate or produce physical or psychological symptoms in order to assume the sick role.
factitious
Individuals with ___ have poor impulse control.
PTSD
Individuals with ___ disorder are at high risk for suicide.
body dysmorphic
The only motivation for the behavior is to assume the sick role and gain attention is describing ___ disorder.
factitious
FACT:
In DID, many times at least one alter is boderline, self-mutilative, or suicidal.
FACT:
The motivation for a malingerer is external incentives such as sick leave or obtaining drugs.
Individuals with ___ disorder are at high risk for suicide.
body dysmorphic
Individuals with ___ have poor impulse control.
PTSD
FACT:
In DID, many times at least one alter is boderline, self-mutilative, or suicidal.
Individuals with ___ disorder are at high risk for suicide.
body dysmorphic
FACT:
In DID, many times at least one alter is boderline, self-mutilative, or suicidal.