Psych M.D. – Anxiety Disorders


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Term: Anxiety Disorders
Definition (Myers): Psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety. 1
Definition (alternative): Anxiety disorders are characterized by extreme worry, fear, and nervousness. 2
Contextual explanation: Psychological disorders that occur to people because people are extremely stressed out, worried, nervous, or have fear to some object. They can also occur because it has turned into a habit for someone in order to decrease the anxiety they have against an object.
Related terms and concepts:
Anxiety Disorder 3 Worried4
Pathway of Anxiety Disorder 5

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Sources:
  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Low, K (2008,09,01). Anxiety Disorders - What are Anxiety Disorders. Retrieved October 20, 2009, from About.com Web site: http://add.about.com/od/relatedconditions/a/Anxiety.htm
  3. Tang , C Patient Resources. Retrieved October 20, 2009, from Orange Country Psychiatrist, Adult Psychiatry Web site: http://orangecountypsychiatrist.net/psychiatryAndSymptoms.html
  4. Marrianne (2006, 07, 11). Anxiety symptoms and treatment. Retrieved October 20, 2009, from SteadyHealth.com Web site: http://www.steadyhealth.com/articles/Anxiety_symptoms_and_treatment_a275.html
  5. Eherenfeldt, K (2007, 09,09). Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Retrieved October 20, 2009, from Kirstyn E’s Weblog Web site: http://kirstyne.wordpress.com/2007/09/09/generalized-anxiety-disorder-gad/
  6. Youtube (University of Maryland Medical Center). Depression and Anxiety Disorders (Part 2). Retrieved 10/20/09, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6o7fK7FqiOc
Edited by: Alice
Date of last edit: 10/20/09



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