Flashcards in Chap.8 - specific phobias Deck (11)
Adults will recognize that their specific phobia is...
Excessive or unreasonable
Risk factors for specific phobias - 4
Observation of another's trauma
Excessive information (repeated graphic warnings)
Five subtypes of specific phobias (from most common to least common)
Situational (flying, tunnels)
Natural environment (storms, water)
Other (choking, vomiting)
Chronic pharm treatment is...
Acute pharm treatment is...
Social phobia is normal, to some extent, and should only be diagnosed if symptoms persist for longer than ___ months.
Individuals with _____ may find comfort in being accompanied by a trusted companion, while those suffering with _____ _____ _____ do not.
Social anxiety disorder
In OCD, the obsessions or compulsions serve to lessen or heighten anxiety?
They lessen anxiety
Recurrent or persistent thought that is intrusive; causes distress; and is ego-dystonic
Repetitive behaviors or mental actions that an individual feels driven to perform in response to an obsession