Biological Treatment of Phobic Disorder

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1. What were the findings of Kenner?

  • Bzs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than antidepressants
  • Bzs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than placebos
  • 55% recovery rate in drugs alone and 85% recovery rate in drugs and CBT in treating phobic disorder
  • MAOIs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than placebos
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2. What did Hildago et al find?

  • MAOIs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than placebos
  • Bzs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than placebos
  • Bzs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than antidepressants
  • Those with a severe phobic disorder with an anxiety rating of 22.5 who had psychosurgery anxiety rating went down to 4.6

3. Which study found that those with a severe phobic disorder with an anxiety rating of 22.5 who had psychosurgery anxiety rating went down to 4.6?

  • Ruck et al.
  • Kahn et al.
  • Swasz
  • Liebowitz et al.

4. Which study found that Benzodiazepines treats phobic disorders more effectively than placebos?

  • Kenner
  • Kahn et al.
  • Hildago et al.
  • Liebowitz et al.

5. What did Szasz suggest?

  • Psychological self isn't physical so its inappropriate to treat a psychological disorder by severing connections between organ
  • Long term memory problems could help phobic disorders by helping individuals to forget painful memories causing the phobic disorder
  • Bzs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than antidepressants
  • MAOIs are more effective in treating phobic disorders than placebos

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