Anxiety disorder

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  • Atlantic Surviving Anxiety Summary

    Surviving Anxiety article it had several different view points throughout the article. The article began a young man Scott Stossel who suffered from a serious anxiety disorder. He went through several different coping methods such as therapy, drugs and alcohol but that didn’t seem to work for him. He also suffered from several different phobias in addition to his phobia of speaking in front of an audience. For a while he was mixing Xanax with either whiskey or vodka to help tame the anxiety of…

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  • Anxiety In Public Speaking

    (Public Speaking Anxiety) among Non-native English Specialization Students Anxiety is a basic human emotion consisting of fear and uncertainty that typically appears when an individual perceives an event as being a threat to the ego or self esteem (Harris and Coy, 2003). There are various types of anxiety, including generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, separation anxiety, agoraphobia, panic disorder and social anxiety (Wikipedia). Fear of public speaking, performance anxiety,…

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  • Informative Essay: A Fear Of Phobias

    to a phobia. Some say phobia is a tense fear of something that, in reality, poses little or no actual danger or threat to a human. However, when your anxiety gets so serious that it interferes with your work and you start to avoid family and friends and it causes you to not enjoy life, you may be suffering from a form of the common mental disorder. It’s easy to confuse a fear with a phobia because fear is a feeling of anxiousness; for example, when you’re flying through turbulence or taking…

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  • PTSD: GHOST From The Fast

    most essential thing her family can give to help her get out of those thoughts. So, what was wrong with her? She had PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). “PTSD is a common anxiety disorder that develops after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened (“Definition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”).” PTSD is a ghost from the past because it makes you relive those events through nightmares, flashbacks, and…

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  • Homelessness In Mental Health

    the shelter location. These participants will be given the survey attached which consists of a mental health screening tool and will be measured using the DSM-IV. The mental health screening tool will be measuring symptomatology of generalized anxiety disorder and major depression. These diagnoses were chosen because of their consistent presence in published literature about mental health and homelessness. This study could not test for more diagnoses that had advanced diagnostic criteria due to…

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  • Holden's Maturity In The Catcher In The Rye

    many psychological disorders is anxiety, meaning Holden gets stressed and worried when making decisions, however, this has not stopped him from making decisions with severe consequences. One of the key themes of the book his Holden’s constant battle between maturity and immaturity. Holden manages to try to act mature, however, Holden fails to keep up his maturity. Holden’s depression and anxiety are some of his main struggles that are stopping him from maturing. Holden’s anxiety stops him from…

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  • Anxiety Vs Maladaptive Anxiety

    Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychological disorders among humans. Both, adults and children alike suffer from anxiety disorders. According to textbook, about 15-20% children and adolescents suffer from anxiety disorder (Weis, 2014). Prevalence of anxiety is much higher in girls compared to boys and adolescents have a higher chance of suffering from anxiety disorder compared to children. According to Weis (2014), anxiety disorders tends to increase with age when we take gender…

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  • What Is Social Anxiety?

    lose control over their life because of constant unreasonable worries? Such a problem has become widespread in the U.S and other western countries. In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the U.S, measured at an alarming 18% prevalence rate. Social anxiety is just one of the many types of anxiety disorders, and surveys conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health show that up to 7.4% of people in the U.S. or western areas suffer from it in any given…

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  • Treatment Proposal: A Case Study

    Cau Thoong Psyc 242 Paper 2 – Treatment Plan The patient Elizabeth came in because of a recommendation by her mother. She was experiencing distress, anxiety, and unease because of her parents. About a year ago, the patient overheard her parents talking about getting a divorce, and they would get into very heated arguments. After experiencing this, Elizabeth started to feel very anxious about the divorce, and she started to have an obsession with exercising. Every day, Elizabeth would feel…

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  • Social Anxiety In Schools

    social anxiety and how it affects adolescents, emerging adults, and families as a whole. Social anxiety is very common in families and people who use social networking technologies. Social anxiety is a form of anxiety that is brought out in social situations in which could be humiliation or embarrassment. Social anxiety has more of an onset in childhood and will follow them while they grow up to be an adult (Helping Social Anxiety In High School). In the “Familial Accumulation of Social Anxiety…

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