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Anxiety Disorders
Characterized by excessive worry, fear, and or avoidance rituals or repetitive thoughts.
Anxiety Disorders / Panic Disorder
Brief, recurrent,intense fear i the form of panic attacks with physiological pr psychological symptoms. May include Agoraphobia, anxiety about being in places or situations from which one cannt escape or where one might have a panic attack andnot be able to get help.
Anxiety Disorders / Phobia.
Fear of specific objects or situations.
Anxiety Disorders / Social Phobia
Social Anxiety Disorder. Unreasonable fear of embarrassment or humiliation in social settings.
Anxiety Disorders / Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Intrusive, recurrent thoughts or compulsive behaviors that are distressing to the person and which aretime consuming even to interfering with the person's routine or functioning.
Anxiety Disorders / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
More than one month of persistently re experiencing a severe trauma: avoidance of things associcated with the trauma or numbness. Person demonstrates arousal- anxiety symptoms
Anxiety Disorders / Acute Stress Disorder
Within one month of experiencing a trauma, anxiety and dissociative symptoms develop
Anxiety Disorders / Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Excessive woryy, cognitive and physiological symptoms of distress. Chronic at least six months duration
Anxiety Disorders / Treatment of Anxiety Disorders / Psychopharmacology.
Short acting anti anxiety medications may be used for episodic symptoms such as panic attacks. Antidepressants are used in the longer term for diagnoses such as Social Phobia or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Anxiety Disorders / Treatment of Anxiety Disorders / Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Supportive Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Systematic desensitization) DBT (Dialectical Behavioral TherapyY or EMDR or PTSD
Anxiety Disorders / Treatment of Anxiety Disorders /
Inpatient Hospitalization when thee is danager to self or others.