If you have severe symptoms, don't dismiss them as simple stress-related anxiety reaction
. Go to the nearest ER.
Specific events that are emotionally traumatic during childhood--i.e., the death of a parent, sibling, or close playmate; frights; certain accidents; sexual assault, etc.--may lead to acute anxiety reaction
or may contribute to various types of psychopathology.
For example, a woman whose brother had committed suicide in her presence 10 years earlier was referred to me after she developed a sudden anxiety reaction
The findings suggest that dread derives, in part, from attention--and is not simply a fear or anxiety reaction
The findings suggest that dread derives, in part, from a attention--and is not simply a fear or anxiety reaction
Tape 4 (early stranger anxiety reaction
) and Tape 10 (Sarah's room leaves her with another person and also leaves her alone for a few minutes) could provoke discussions on Ainsworth's (1978) Strange Situation procedure as well as discussion of Bowlby's (e.g., Ainsworth, Blehar, Waters, & Wall, 1988) work on attachment behavior and the consequences of differing attachment styles.
What is abnormal is when someone has an anxiety reaction
when they aren't under any threat.
Special stress may bring about acute symptomatic expression of such disorders." The Manual went on, then, to list a host of specific disease categories: Anxiety reaction
, Dissociative reaction; Conversion reaction; Phobic reaction; Obsessive compulsive reaction; Depressive reaction, and so on.