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▫ Restlessness or feeling keyed up or on edge
▫ Easily fatigued or irritability
▫ Difficulty concentrating or mind going blank
▫ Muscle tension or sleep disturbance

What is Need 3 or more of these WITH anxiety for GAD diagnosis?

100

Anxiety is a learned response to a specific environmental stimuli.

What is Behavioral Theory?

100

Events are analyzed based on remote, cold facts and without passion (no feeling and emotion).

What is Intellectualization?

Ex: despite the fact a man lost his farm to a tornado, he analyzes his options & brings his child to safety. 

100

Anxiety is contagious and is transferred from mother (parents) to child as an infant.

What is Interpersonal Relations Theory?

100

*Gives energy to carry out tasks involved in living & striving toward goals
*Promotes constructive behaviors

What is Normal Anxiety?

200

Unconscious rejection of emotionally unacceptable features and attributing them to others. 

What is Projection? (immature response)

200

Unconscious process of substituting mature & socially acceptable activity for immature & unacceptable impulses. 

What is Sublimation? 

Ex: woman angry about her boss writes a short story about a heroic woman. 

200

Excessive anxiety or worry occurring more days than not for at least 6 months about several different events.

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? 

200

Unacceptable feelings or behaviors are controlled & kept out of awareness by developing the opposite behavior or emotion. 

What is Reaction Formation? 

Ex: recovering alcoholic constantly talks about the evils of drinking. 

200

Transference of emotions associated with a particular person, object or situation to another. 

What is Displacement? 

Ex: child yelling at teddy bear after being picked on by school bully. 

300

Unconscious childhood conflicts. If the repressed ideas or emotions are close to the surface it creates anxiety.

What is Psychoanalytic Theory? 

300

*Identify negative thoughts
*Realistically self-evaluate
*Replace with positive and supportive ideas

What is Cognitive Restructuring?

300

Getting more than 8 hours of sleep every night, listening to music, getting a massage, daily exercise. 

What is Positive Stress Busters? 

300

Unconscious transformation of anxiety into physical symptoms with no organic cause. 

What is Conversion? (pathological defense)

300

DSM-5 Anxiety Disorders. 

What is:

OCD & Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Separation Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Panic Disorder 

400
Sleeping in late in the morning, exercise within 3 hours of bedtime, caffeine use, excessive crying. 

What is Negative Stress Busters?

400

Inability to integrate the positive & negative qualities of oneself or others into a cohesive image. 

What is Splitting? (pathological defense)

400

Anxiety disorders are caused by distorted thoughts and
perceptions.

What is Cognitive Theory?

400

Unconscious exclusion of unpleasant or unwanted experiences, emotions or ideas from conscious awareness. 

What is Repression? 

Ex: forgetting friends birthday after a big fight. 

400

Person makes up for an act or communication. 

Most commonly see in children. 

What is Undoing? 

Ex: after flirting with secretary, woman brings husband tickets to favorite movie/game. 

500

Counterbalancing perceived deficiencies by emphasizing strengths. 

What is Compensation?

Ex: shorter than average man becomes assertively verbal & excels in business. 

500

Escaping unpleasant, anxiety-causing thoughts, feelings, wishes or needs by ignoring their existence.

What is Denial?

Ex: reacting to the death of a loved one by saying "no, I don't believe you". 

500

Conscious denial of a disturbing situation or feeling.

What is Suppression? 

Ex: not worrying about rent until your stressful exam is over the next day. 

500

Disruption in consciousness, memory, identity or perception of the environment that results in compartmentalization. 

What is Dissociation?

Ex: mentally separating self from noisy place.

Ex: abusive childhood leads to disconnection from reality. 

500

Psychoeducation, breathing techniques, muscle relaxation, self-awareness.

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? 

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