Abnormal Psych Chapter 6 Notes
Abnormal Psych Chapter 6 Notes Psyc2051
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Date Created: 10/13/16
Chapter 6 – Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders Stressors = external situations that are demanding physiologically and psychologically Stress = internal psychological or physiological response to a stressor PTSD injection in bundles of nerves in the neck cut the brain from physiological response Types of Disorders: Adjustment, acute stress, post-traumatic stress Acute = limited in time Chronic Stress = recurring over time Adjustment Disorders = difficulty coping with or adjusting to life stressor DSM exposure to stressor, symptoms out of proportion, symptoms persist for 6-months Risk factors: preexisting anxiety, depression, anger, etc. Trauma Related Disorders = Resilience, Recovery, Delayed symptoms, Chronic Symptoms *Training is effective at preventing PTSD Diagnosis of Acute and Stress-Related Disorders= exposure to event, intrusion symptoms, avoidance, negative changes in mood, changes in reactivity (hypervigilance) Treatment: Certain antidepressants= 60%, D-Cycloserine, Prazosin (hypertension med.), propranolol (beta-blocker) MRI, Stella Ganglion Block (injection) Prolonged exposure Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (most effective)
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