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Autonomic and non-autonomic effects:

AUTONOMIC effects?: (6)
Palpitations
Sweating
Nausea/Vomvom
Diarrhoea
Dizziness
Increase in urinary frequency
NON-AUTONOMIC effects: (7)
Tension/tremor
Chest pain
Fatiguability
Short of breath/choking
Headache
Parastheaias (tingling)
Hypersensitivity to stimuli
What is the Yerke's Dodson Law?
The law dictates that performance increases with physiological or mental arousal, but only up to a point. When levels of arousal become too high, performance decreases
What are the stages of the General Adaption Syndrome?
1. Alarm
2. Resistance
3. Exhaustion
What are Crowe's three umbrellas for anxiety disorders?
Phobias = Agoraphobia, Social phobia, Specific
phobia

Anxiety states = Panic disorder, Generalised
anxiety disorder, Obsessive compulsive
disorder

Trauma-related = Post-traumatic
stress disorder, anxiety from medical condition, Substance induced anxiety
There a reduction in volume where in PTSD?
Hippocampus (between 5 and 12%)
PTSD in Vietnam veterans associated
with various __________ __________.
PTSD in Vietnam veterans associated
with various MEDICAL DISEASES.
What is associated with the amount of combat?
Cortisol levels.
What degree of reduction is there in hippocampal volume in chronic PTSD?
They noted that there was a 8%
reduction in hippocampal volume in the
PTSD affected subjects as compared to
the healthy controls
More recent reviews including the meta-analysis
of Smith (2005) indicate that on average PTSD
sufferers had a____% smaller left hippocampal
volume and a ____% smaller right hippocampal
volume in comparison to controls.
More recent reviews including the meta-analysis
of Smith (2005) indicate that on average PTSD
sufferers had a 6.9% smaller left hippocampal
volume and a 6.6% smaller right hippocampal
volume in comparison to controls.