Symptoms
Types of anxiety
Overlapping symptoms
Treatments for anxiety
True or False
100

This happens when you inhale much deeper and take much faster breaths than normal

Hyperventilation

100

Extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something

Phobia

100

The inability to mentally adapt to new demands or information

Rigidity

100

Individualized stories that depict a social situation that your child affected by autism may encounter

Social Stories

100

Presentation of anxiety is always the same in ASD

False

200
What are insomnia and sleep apnea?

Sleep issues

200

Extreme fear in a social setting

Social Anxiety

200

What symptom are these an example of: lining up objects, repeatedly touching objects in a set order

Rituals

200

A small group led by an adult who teaches the kids how to interact appropriately

 Social Skills Group

200

Untreated anxiety in ASD can lead to eating disorders?

True

300

This is when someone assumes that the worst will happen

Catastrophisizing

300

When someone is afraid of being separated from a person/s or pet

Separation Anxiety

300

What is it called when an ASD individual is less likely to look directly at another person's eyes.

Poor eye contact

300

A type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior and emotions

 CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy)

300

Setting goals for exercise to reduce anxiety is not beneficial for ASD.

False

400

This occurs when sudoriferous glands secrete fluid

Sweating

400

Excessive or unrealistic anxiety about 2 or more aspects of life often accompanied by palpitations, shortness of breath, or dizziness

General Anxiety Disorder

400

What symptom are these an example of rocking, flapping, spinning, running back and forth

Repetitive Behavior

400

A psychological treatment that was developed to help people confront their fears

Exposure Therapy

400

Animal assisted therapy is shown to increase cortisol levels

False

500

This is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause

Panic attack

500

Sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety often causing wildly unthinkable behavior

Panic

500

This is characterized by neutral positioning of the facial features

Limited facial expression

500

An intervention that can help individuals with autism follow a routine, the transition between activities, develop new skills, and reduce dependence on caretakers when completing daily activities

Visual Schedules

500

Role playing can be used for assertiveness training

True

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