2 Warm-up #3How is anxiety disorder different than just feeling anxious or worried?List three things that make you feel anxious or worried.Beside each, list how often you feel anxious or worried about that stressor.How do you cope/deal when you feel anxious or worried?
3 An uneasy feeling or the act of worrying about what may happen
4 An uneasy feeling or the act of worrying about what may happen Causes?
5 Causes? Family Problems Hormonal changes Personal relationships Side effects of medicationStress from work/schoolUse of an illicit drugFinancial stressCompetitionsSerious medical illnessEmotional trauma
9 Anxiety effects both mind and body. Symptoms?Anxiety effects both mind and body.Unable to accomplish goalsGrades dropping/work declinePoor healthIncreased tension in relationships
10 Signs of Excessive Anxiety Have feelings of fear or worry most of the timeBe easily distracted and have difficulty concentratingHave muscle tension and be unable to relaxHave changes in appetiteHave difficulty falling asleepExperience physical symptoms such as headache or upset stomach
12 General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Definition: Severe, ongoing anxiety that interferes with day to day activities.Treatment methods: medication and/or therapy
13 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Definition: OCD is an anxiety disorder that leads people to performing repetitive tasks that interfere with everyday life.Treatment Methods: medication andbehavioral therapy
14 Panic DisorderDefinition: An involuntary anxiety or “panic” attack, triggering severe physical reactions.Treatment Methods: medication and/or therapy
15 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment Methods: therapy and or medicationDefinition: A mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include nightmares, flashbacks and severe anxiety.
16 Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) Definition: Social phobia is a strong fear of being judged by others and of being embarrassed.Similar to GAD, Social Phobia can also interfere with day to day activities.Treatment methods: medication and ortherapy/counseling
17 Thinking Activity You will be given a scenario Please write down the answers to the following:What is the cause of the anxiety?Is this normal or excessive anxiety?Why or why not?List at least 3 symptoms this person is experiencing or might experience due to their anxiety?What can the person do to help control the anxiety?Be prepared to present your answers to the class.When you are finished, sit quietly and review your vocabulary for Unit #1.
18 Exit Ticket What is the difference between stress and anxiety? Describe the difference between normal anxiety and excessive anxiety.