Anxiety disorder is a sufferer has fear and constant worrying about the future.
(a)Anxiety disorders are one of more common types of mental illness. It the greatest single cause of workplace disability alone.
Therefore(a)does not accurately describe anxiety disorder.
(b)Due to the large amount of fear felt by a sufferer of anxiety, small events can be blown out of proportion. Take a panic attack with the shortness of breath, chills, and tightening in the chest from the stress.
Therefore(b)describes truthfully something that can occur in a person with anxiety disorder.
(c)Obsessive-compulsive disorder is also known as OCD. This is a type of anxiety disorder and it forces someone to perform some type of behavior to ease fear and worry. This is a type of anxiety disorder but does not describe it.
Therefore(c)does not accurately describe anxiety disorder.
(d)One of the better treatments for anxiety disorder is cognitive behavioral therapy. This treats both the behavioral portion and the cognitive portion of anxiety disorder.
Therefore(d)does not accurately describe anxiety disorder.
Depression can be major or minor. Major depression has several crippling symptoms.
(a)Depression makes it hard to function. Simple decision-making can be difficult, concentration can be difficult, and sufferers may eat more than usual, and feel lethargic.
Therefore(a)describes symptoms of major depression.
(b)People with depression do not feel energetic or euphoric. The truth is quite the opposite. People that suffer from depression feel down in the dumps and also are lethargic.
Therefore(b)does not describe symptoms of depression.
(c)Suffers of anxiety attacks have symptoms of deal with heart palpitations, where the heart races. They also suffer from numbness, and sweating along with tingling sensations. This is why someone can mistake an anxiety attack with a heart attack.
Therefore(c)does not describe symptoms of depression
(d)Schizophrenia is a mental disorder where people have problems with hallucinations that can be visual or auditory. This can lead to delusions. Logical thinking can also be hard at times with sufferers of schizophrenia.
Therefore(d)does not describe symptoms of depression
Medications that treat depression have labeled a risk of suicide as a possible side effect. Research by Jake showed that statistically that suicide is a greater risk without the medication than with for depression sufferers. Also, he took this medication before with success. The negatives of medication are rather small. The benefits are less depression and that translates to better overall function. Given that Jake has had success before it would probably be better for him to take the medication again but at the same time, monitor himself for suicidal thoughts.