Biological Treatment of Phobic Disorder

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1. 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?

  • Swasz
  • Liebowitz et al.
  • Ruck et al.
  • Kahn et al.
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2. What did Szasz suggest?

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

3. Side effects of MAOIs

  • Drowsiness, more aggressive and very addictive
  • Long term memory problems, more aggressive, blurred vision, insomnia and dizziness
  • Drowsiness, blurred vision, insomnia and dizziness
  • Long term memory problems, more aggressive and very addictive

4. Which study stated long term memory problems could help phobic disorders by helping individuals to forget painful memories causing the phobic disorder?

  • Kahn et al.
  • Liebowitiz et al.
  • Kindt et al.
  • Kenner

5. 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

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