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What is the Anxiety disorder we study?
Phobias
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How is the anxiety disorder defined
persistent fear when exposed to the stimulus
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what are some physical symptoms experienced
shortness of breath, palpitations
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give 1 characteristic from the DSM-IV
persistent fear that is excessive and unreasonable
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give a further characteristic
exposure to phobic stimulus provokes immediate anxiety response
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give a further 2 characteristics
the person recognises the fear is excessive, avoidance of the stimulus
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how long has the phobia lasted before its diagnosed
6 months or more in children under 18
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give 3 characteristics under the ICD-10
1. the symptoms must be primary responses of anxiety and not secondary symptoms. 2. anxiety must be restricted to the presence of the particular phobia. 3. the phobic situation is avoided
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