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1

Adults will recognize that their specific phobia is...

Excessive or unreasonable

2

Risk factors for specific phobias - 4

Traumatic exposure
Observation of another's trauma
Excessive information (repeated graphic warnings)
Genetic loading

3

Five subtypes of specific phobias (from most common to least common)

Situational (flying, tunnels)
Natural environment (storms, water)
Blood-Injection-Injury
Animal
Other (choking, vomiting)

4

Differentials (3)

PTSD
OCD
Separation anxiety

5

Chronic pharm treatment is...
Acute pharm treatment is...

SSRIs
BZOs

6

Social phobia is normal, to some extent, and should only be diagnosed if symptoms persist for longer than ___ months.

Six

7

Individuals with _____ may find comfort in being accompanied by a trusted companion, while those suffering with _____ _____ _____ do not.

Agoraphobia
Social anxiety disorder

8

In OCD, the obsessions or compulsions serve to lessen or heighten anxiety?

They lessen anxiety

9

Obsession

Recurrent or persistent thought that is intrusive; causes distress; and is ego-dystonic

10

Compulsion

Repetitive behaviors or mental actions that an individual feels driven to perform in response to an obsession

11

OCD is commonly comorbid with _____ _____

Tourette's syndrome