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Anxiety vs Fear

Anxiety: anticipation of threat
Fear: emotions to danger

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Abnormal anxiety

Out of proportion or prolonged

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Symptom of children

Abdominal pain

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NT involved in anxiety

NE, Serotonin, Dopamine, GABA

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Separation Anxiety

Abnormal after 2.5 years.
Often with another anxiety disorder.
Etiology: Parent (modeling, styles, anxiety), External stress
Tx: CBT, Family psychosocial therapy, SSRI

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Specific phobia

Cued by specific object or situation
Greater than 6 months.
Etiology: Modeling (runs in the family), Substance abuse common
Tx: Anti-anxiety meds, Desensitization

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Social anxiety

Fear of embarrassment (not actual situation)
Sx: blushing & muscle twitching
Etiology: Parent with panic disorder, overcritical, not caring
Tx: SSRI, SNRI, Buspar, Benzo
BB for performance.
CBT, Exposure therapy

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Panic disorder

Etiology: Greater life events/loss
Hyperventilation: paper bag to avoid resp alkalosis
May vasovagal & lose consciousness
Course: Chronic, late adolescence
Tx: CBT, SSRI, Benzos. 6-12 mo.

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Agoraphobia

Fear of places can't escape from.
1st line=SSRI
Benzo, TCA, Pyschotherapy

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GAD

Worry about everyday things, constant
More days than not for >6 mo.
Presentation: may be due to somatic sx, "as long as can remember"
Course: lifelong
Tx: lifelong-SSRI, SNRI, Benzo, Buspirone
Drug therapy often needed for CBT to work
Does not CURE.

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Due to other medical condition

1. MCC: Cardiomyopathy & waiting transplant
2. Sjogrens & Graves ds
Course: wax & wane with medical condition
Tx: Tx underlying condition
If still--SSRI, Benzo, therapy

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Substance-induced

Sympathomimetics (amphet, cocaine, caffiene)
Serotenergic (LSD, MDMA)
Other
Alcohol
Sx: Memory & cognition may be impaired

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other specified

1. Limited sx attack
2. GAD but occurs on less than more days than not
3. Kayal cap
4. Ataque de nervious
Communicated why ds doesn't meet full criteria