Flashcards in Exam 2 Deck (153)
What perspective says humans are prepared to acquire some phobias but not others?
According to humanistic theorists , people develope generalized anixety disorder when what?
They repeatedly deny Their true thoughts, emotions, and behaviors
According to Freud what type of anixety do children experience when they are repeatedly prevented from expressing their I'd impulses?
According to the biological perspective what neurotransmitter malfunctioning contributes to generalized aniexty disorder?
What perspective maintains generalized aniexty disorder develops as a result to threatening environments?
The Sociocultural perspective
What is not a major behavioral approach to treating specific phobias?
What is free-floating aniexty scientific term ?
Generalized aniexty disorder
What is the most applied method of biofeedback for treatment?
E m g
What is not a behavioral technique used in social skills training?
According to psychodynamic theorists, what 3 defense mechanisms are involved in obsessive compulsive disorder ?
Isolation, undoing, and reaction formation
What technique involves the therapist confronting the feared object or situation while the person suffering from the phobia observes?
In ------------, researchers produce panic in subjects or clients by administering drugs or by instructing them to breath, exercise or simply think in certain ways
Biological challenge tests
In ------------s technique of rational -emotion therapy, practitioners point out irrational assumptions held by clients , and suggest more appropriate assumptions
The cognitive perspective of panic disorder suggest it's sufferers what?
May be overly sensitive to bodily sensations
What disorder may also develop with Panic disorder?
What type of drugs have been helpful in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder ?
Antidepressants that affect the norepinephrine system
What type of psychotherapist would tell a patient being treated for cleaning compulsion to resist the urge to mop his bathroom floor for a week?
What is a trait cognitive psychologist did not find in people suffering from o c d?
lack of a sense of responsibility
What neurotransmitter system may be irregular in people suffering from panic disorder ?
Which psychological perspective believes that people develope their compulsions of random coincidence ?
What is not categorized as an obsessive compulsive related disorder ?
Somatic symptom disorder
Women are ------ men to experience panic attacks
Twice as likely
Abnormal functioning in which areas of the brain has been linked to obsessive compulsive disorder ?
Orbitofrontal cortex and the caudate Nuclei
The most common theme of obsessive compulsive disorder is what?
One study of persons with aniexty disorders found that--% actually suffered from multiple disorders
What type of therapy tries to help clients suffering from aniexty by providing empathy and genuine acceptance ?
Which perspective suggests that one way of acquiring a fear reaction that may turn not a phobia is through modeling, that is, through observation and limitation
The Behavioral perspective
To qualify for a Dsm-5 diagnosis of generalized aniexty disorder, excessive or outgoing aniexty or worry must last for atleast what ?
Obsessive compulsive disorder ussually begins by what?