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1

What perspective says humans are prepared to acquire some phobias but not others?

Behavioral evolution

2

According to humanistic theorists , people develope generalized anixety disorder when what?

They repeatedly deny Their true thoughts, emotions, and behaviors

3

According to Freud what type of anixety do children experience when they are repeatedly prevented from expressing their I'd impulses?

Moral anixety

4

According to the biological perspective what neurotransmitter malfunctioning contributes to generalized aniexty disorder?

GABA

5

What perspective maintains generalized aniexty disorder develops as a result to threatening environments?

The Sociocultural perspective

6

What is not a major behavioral approach to treating specific phobias?

Stimulus generalization

7

What is free-floating aniexty scientific term ?

Generalized aniexty disorder

8

What is the most applied method of biofeedback for treatment?

E m g

9

What is not a behavioral technique used in social skills training?

Exposure

10

According to psychodynamic theorists, what 3 defense mechanisms are involved in obsessive compulsive disorder ?

Isolation, undoing, and reaction formation

11

What technique involves the therapist confronting the feared object or situation while the person suffering from the phobia observes?

Modeling

12

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

13

In ------------s technique of rational -emotion therapy, practitioners point out irrational assumptions held by clients , and suggest more appropriate assumptions

Albert Ellis

14

The cognitive perspective of panic disorder suggest it's sufferers what?

May be overly sensitive to bodily sensations

15

What disorder may also develop with Panic disorder?

Agoraphobia

16

What type of drugs have been helpful in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder ?

Antidepressants that affect the norepinephrine system

17

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?

Behavioral

18

What is a trait cognitive psychologist did not find in people suffering from o c d?

lack of a sense of responsibility

19

What neurotransmitter system may be irregular in people suffering from panic disorder ?

Norepinephrine

20

Which psychological perspective believes that people develope their compulsions of random coincidence ?

Behavioral

21

What is not categorized as an obsessive compulsive related disorder ?

Somatic symptom disorder

22

Women are ------ men to experience panic attacks

Twice as likely

23

Abnormal functioning in which areas of the brain has been linked to obsessive compulsive disorder ?

Orbitofrontal cortex and the caudate Nuclei

24

The most common theme of obsessive compulsive disorder is what?

Orderliness

25

One study of persons with aniexty disorders found that--% actually suffered from multiple disorders

81%

26

What type of therapy tries to help clients suffering from aniexty by providing empathy and genuine acceptance ?

Client centered

27

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

28

To qualify for a Dsm-5 diagnosis of generalized aniexty disorder, excessive or outgoing aniexty or worry must last for atleast what ?

Three months

29

Obsessive compulsive disorder ussually begins by what?

Childhood

30

In which kind of study would a researcher determine how many and which relatives of a person with a disorder have the same disorder?

Family pedigree study