Behavior disorder

How are the body’s physiological defenses affected when under sustained stress? Why?

  1. In the view of stress as an environmental event, what aspects are missing when considering an individual’s response to a stressful situation?
  2. In their study, what event did Miller and Rahe (1997) find produced the highest level of stress reaction in their participants?
  3. What is the initial step in stress management?
  4. Define automatic thoughts.
  5. Why are automatic thoughts problematic for some people?
  6. What are the three major components of cognitive behavior therapy?
    8.. John submits his design of a house to some prospective clients. They ask for a few changes to be made. John thinks, “I’m a terrible architect!” What automatic thought does this statement represent?
  7. Shortly Describe the neurotransmitters theorized to be involved in various symptoms of schizophrenia.
  8. What is schizoaffective disorder?
  9. How do delusions differ from hallucinations?
  10. What was the first atypical antipsychotic to be developed? Why is it no longer considered a first-line treatment for schizophrenia?
  11. What are the symptoms of a person with agoraphobia?
  12. What neurotransmitter has been implicated in the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder?
  13. What are some predisposing factors that have been associated with hair-pulling disorder?
  14. What is the primary nursing intervention for a person in panic anxiety?

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