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What are the symptoms of a panic disorder?

PPANIICCCCSSS
Palpitations, Paresthesias
Abdominal Distress
Nausea
Intense fear of dying or losing control
Light-headedness
Chest pain
Chills
Choking
disConnectedness
Sweating
Shaking
SOB

**need 1 of these attacks followed by 1 mo of behavioral change related to attacks for diagnosis

2

What is the treatment for panic disorder?

CBT, SSRIs, Venlafaxine, Beta blocker
Benzos in the purse

3

What is the treatment for a specific phobia?

systematic desensitization
**if it is a one time need to do thing: benzo Ex: MRI for a claustrophobic

4

Social anxiety disorder treatment?

CBT, SSRIs,
if it is just for public speaking: beta blockers

5

What is agoraphobic and its treatment?

fear of open public spaces
CBT
SSRIs
MAOI

6

What is the time qualification for generalized anxiety disorder? Treatment?

>6 mo
unrelated to trigger
Treatment: CBT, SSRIs, SNRIs,
Buspirone, TCAs, Benzos

7

What is adjustment disorder?

lasts 6 mo if a chronic stressor

8

What are the first line treatments for OCD?

CBT, SSRIs, Clomipramine

9

What is the treatment for body dysmorphic disorder?

CBT

10

What is the difference b/w acute stress disorder and PTSD? Treatments?

Acute Stress Disorder (3 days-1 mo)
Use CBT, no meds

PTSD >1 mo
CBT, SSRIs, Venlafaxine

11

What is the MOA of buspirone? Indication?

5-HT1A receptor stimulation
only for GAD