Name: Abdelrahman Mohamed Topic : OCD Title: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Thesis: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are common types of mental health conditions,and according to the National Institute of Mental Health, at least 18% of adults in America have some type of anxiety disorder. (NIMH, 2009). I. Introduction A.
In the movie, “Silver Linings Playbook”, there are several anxiety disorders including OCD, Bipolar, Social Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD. Pat Jr. suffers from Bipolar, Depression, Social Anxiety and PTSD. Tiffany suffers from Depression and Social anxiety. Pat Sr. suffers from OCD. OCD, also know as, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder which is an anxiety disorder that is uncontrollable with everything you do, thoughts that are unwanted, and repetitive behaviors you feel you have to do.
One particular manifestation of anxiety can be labeled under psychosomatic symptoms, such as, the common upset stomach, heart palpitations, headaches, muscle cramps, and various bodily aches and pains. Sustained or chronic anxiety results in deteriorating physical health. Organic and functional illnesses, ranging from dyspepsia to heart disease, are the long term
It causes extreme swelling of the face, tongue, lips, and face. Patients who have taken this drug have reported having hives and also experiencing worse depression than before. Nortriptyline and Citalopram are antidepressants also. These drugs also subdue the symptoms of PBA. But they come with a lot of cons.
Social anxiety disrupts the socializing methods of people due to the fear of being humiliated or rejected. Comparing this to social anhedonia (diminished approach drive), social anxiety is when the drive is present but the individual is reluctant to approach social situations. (Leslie H. Brown,
Panic disorder is categorised by the DSM-5 as an anxiety disorder in which recurrent and unexpected panic attacks are experienced by the patient. A panic attack is described by the DSM-5 as the sudden feeling of intense and extreme fear and/or discomfort. This sudden feeling can arise from a calm or anxious state. Within the minutes of having a panic attack four of thirteen symptoms are experienced. Examples of these symptoms include; nausea, trembling, sweating, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, intense fear of losing control etc (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).
The fear is out of proportion to the actual situation and lasts generally six months or more and causes problems in functioning. A person with agoraphobia experiences this fear in two or more of the following situations. Using public transportation, being in open spaces, being in enclosed places, standing in line or being in a crowd and being outside the home alone. The individual actively avoids the situation, the person may require a companion or endures intense fear or anxiety. Untreated agoraphobia can become so serious that a person may be unable to leave the house.
Bulimics may have extreme fluctuations in blood pressure, irregular menstrual periods, bloating, abdominal pain and cramps, internal bleeding, and they may even vomit out blood. They have severe damage to their bowels, and constantly have indigestion, gas, and constipation. They suffer from dehydration, fainting spells, insomnia, tremors, blurred vision, and swollen cheek glands. Bulimics have severe throat problems caused by stomach acids and esophageal scarring and dental decay from excessive vomiting. They have broken blood vessels in the face and under the eyes and have intestinal rupture from excessive use of
It can strike anytime, but is most likely to occur shortly after eating. Indigestion can also cause nausea, bloating of the tummy, or feeling full quickly when you eat. The most common cause of indigestion is the excess stomach acid coming into contact with the sensitive, protective lining of the digestive system. This stomach acid can irritate the lining, the top part of your bowel (duodenum) or your gullet (esophagus).this results in soreness and swelling. If this acid refluxes into your gullet, it can cause heartburn which is a burning pain behind your breastbone.
Panic attack is a condition where a person experiences a sudden onset of fear, nervousness and/or apprehension. It is known as a panic disorder and is a serious condition. Panic disorders strike without reason, without warning and can last somewhere between minutes to hours. Heart attack and panic attack are two different conditions that a person can suffer from. These both conditions are often confused as they may share similar symptoms.