Flashcards in WHM (5) Deck (17)
What is anxiety?
unrealistic/unfounded fear of stimuli
Symptoms of a panic disorder?
Episodic acute anxiety attacks
Shortness of breath
What is anticipatory anxiety?
afraid of anxiety attacks and anxiety related symptoms
What are physiological anxiety symptoms?
increased heart rate, hard breathing
Treatment for anticipatory anxiety?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
How does CBT work?
exposes patient to fears and over time patient habituates to fear stimulus.
Goodwin (2006) used questionnaires and mental health assessments to find what about people with depression and anxiety?
Those who exercised more had lower rates of episodes in comparison to those who did not exercise.
Pasco et al (2006) followed 547 participants aged 60+ over 4 years and found what relationship with exercise and mental health?
High physical activity = lower chance of anxiety and depression
Williams et al gave 185 participants a mental stress task and measured cognitive and somatic anxiety and found what?
Those who were fitter saw anxiety rationally, where as those who were less fit saw anxiety irrationally.
What is depression?
State of extreme melancholy, reducing vigor and spirit.
What fraction of depressed people have higher levels of inflammation?
Mead et al (2013) conducted a meta analysis and found?
exercise had a moderate positive clinical effect for depression.
What is fatigue?
extreme tiredness, reduction of efficiency of muscles
Is fatigue subjective or objective?
subjective in the extent to which it can be physically felt
Berlin et al (2006) assigned exercisers to an exercise group and a non exercise group and found?
after 1 week of exercise withdrawal, fatigue occurred
What mental side effects does fatigue carry?
unpleasant emotions and decrease cognitive ability