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Anxiety. What is Anxiety?. anxiety. An unpleasant emotional and physical state of overwhelming apprehension and fear. (www.mayoclinic.com). Some Anxiety Disorders. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Separation Anxiety Panic Disorder

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What is Anxiety?

  • anxiety. An unpleasant emotional and physical state of overwhelming apprehension and fear. (www.mayoclinic.com)


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Some Anxiety Disorders.

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Separation Anxiety

  • Panic Disorder

  • School Phobia

  • etc..


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Generalised Anxiety Disorder

  • Excessive anxiety or worry about numerous areas,

  • more days than not

  • lasting at least 6 months

  • the worry is difficult to control


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GAD

  • The anxiety and worry may lead to:

  • restlessness, agitation

  • being tired

  • poor concentration

  • irritability

  • muscle tension

  • sleep problems


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GAD

  • The anxiety causes a lot of distress, and impairs daily life

  • not due to physical illness


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Treating GAD

  • Counseling

  • self help 9eg biofeedback, etc.)

  • medication



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What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

  • PTSD is a disorder caused by exposure to what is referred to as psychological trauma

  • The prevance has been estimated between 1 and 14 percent


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Symptoms of PTSD.

  • Hyperarousal

  • may seem jumpy, anxious, overly nervous, easily startled.


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Treatment.

  • Psychotherapy

  • medication.


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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

  • What is it?

  • What are the symptoms?

  • How is it treated?


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What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

  • It is characterised by intrusive thoughts, urges, and images that cause anxiety within a person.

  • In a severe form the illness is very difficult to live with.


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Symptoms of OCD.

  • A person with OCD experiences obsessions and/or compulsions.

  • The majority of people with OCD have both obsessions and compulsions


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  • Obsessions consist to:

  • recurring and persistent thoughts, impulses, or images that come to a person at inappropriate times that cause anxiety.


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  • Compulsions are described as:

  • repetitive behaviours or acts that a person feels compelled to perform

  • the behaviours or acts are aimed at reducing distress


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Separation Anxiety compulsions are excessive

  • Inappropriate and excessive anxiety associated with separation from home or those the person is attached to.


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Symptoms compulsions are excessive

  • Excessive distress when separated from home or main attachment figures

  • Persistent fear over possible harm to, loss of, or separation from attachment figures

  • fear of being alone or without figure

  • fear of sleeping without figure being near


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Symptoms compulsions are excessive

  • Nightmares with separation themes

  • fear of being alone without figure

  • Onset before age 18, Lasting more than 4 weeks


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Panic Disorder compulsions are excessive

  • Recurrent, unexpected panic attacks

  • concern about having panic attacks

  • worry about meaning of attacks (losing control, etc)

  • Major change in behaviour due to attacks

  • may or may not be agoraphobic


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Panic Attack? compulsions are excessive

  • Sudden onset

  • intense fear about bodily symptoms that have no explanation

  • Rapid breathing, trouble swallowing, heart pounding, immense fear, dizziness, feeling detached.


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School Phobia compulsions are excessive

  • Often a symptom of other anxiety problems.

  • GAD, separation anxiety, social phobia, agoraphobia, body image disturbances, etc.

  • Usually a symptom, not a disorder


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Treatment. compulsions are excessive

  • Treatment includes:

  • Medication

  • Individual and family therapy


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Medication compulsions are excessive

  • Anti anxiety

  • Anti depressant


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Therapy compulsions are excessive

  • This usually is focused on teaching the ability to reality test intrusive thoughts that contribute to compulsions

  • Some therapists use a increased exposure model


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