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Which of the following is not a biological treatment for generalized anxiety disorder?

A) flooding


B) biofeedback


C) relaxation therapy


D) drug therapy

A

Which of these is a definition of agoraphobia?

A) a disorder in which a person has recurrent and unwanted thoughts, a need to perform repetitive and rigid actions, or both


B) an anxiety disorder in which a person is afraid to be in public situations from which a person is afraid to be in public situations from which escape may be difficult or help unavailable if paniclike symptoms occur


C) a disorder marked by persistent and excessive feelings of anxiety and worry about numerous events and activities


D) disorders marked by major changes in memory that do not have clear physical causes

B

What area of the brain is active both in the anxiety circuit and the panic circuit?

A) the prefrontal cortex


B) the amydala


C) the hippocampus


D) the locus coeruleus

B

Which of these is the definition for trichotillomania?

A) a disorder in which individuals feel compelled to save items and it becomes very distressing if they try to discard them


B) a disorder in which people repeatedly pull out hair from their scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, or other parts of the body


C) a disorder in which people repeatedly pick at their skin


D) a disorder in which a person has recurrent and unwanted thoughts, a need to perform repetitive and rigid action, or both

B

Which of the following are ways of acquiring a phobia?

A) classical conditioning


B) modeling


C) stimulus generalization


D) all of the above

D

Which of the following is a sure sign of OCD?

A) occurrence of repeated obsessions, compulsions, or both


B) the obsessions or compulsion take up considerable time


C) the obsessions or compulsions cause significant distress or impairment


D) all of the above

D

Which of the following is not a treatment for social anxiety disorder?

A) exposure therapy


B) systematic desensitization


C) cognitive therapy


D) anti-depressant medications

B

How is fear different from anxiety?

A) they are exactly the same


B) fear is a response to a serious threat to one's well/being; anxiety is a response to a vague sense of threat or danger


C) fear is more serious than anxiety


D)fear is more physical and anxiety is more psychological

B

What is the typical age at onset for social anxiety disorder?

A) 5-35


B) 4-25


C) 10-20


D) variable

C

People who suffer from nervios show symptoms similar to ___

A) panic disorders


B) social anxiety disorders


C) generalized anxiety disorder


D) none of the above

C

Which of these neurotransmitters is most closely related to panic?

A) serotonin


B) dopamine


C) norepinephrine


D) GABA

C