1.37.Bill worries about a long list of concerns.He finds himself constantly thinking about these topics at work,when he exercises,and as he tries to sleep.He is easily fatigued,can't concentrate,and is often restless.He has been worrying like this for the past year.Bill seems to meet the criteria for the diagnosis of
C)generalized anxiety disorder.
1.38.Tim has been worried about his grades for more than three months.After hearing about the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder,he becomes convinced that he has the disorder himself.After seeing a mental health professional,what is he told?
A)He is actually suffering from the early stages of panic disorder.
B)His concern over grades is more indicative of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
C)He does not meet the criteria for generalized anxiety disorder in terms of length of time and number of worries.
D)The focus of his worry suggests that he is suffering from a phobic reaction rather than a generalized anxiety disorder.
1.39.Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)is one of the most controversial anxiety disorders because
A)the diagnostic reliability of GAD is lower than that of other anxiety disorders.
B)the symptoms of GAD primarily involve depression.
C)the criteria for GAD do not involve any reference to etiology.
D)the symptoms of GAD are no different than normal worrying.
1.40.What must a person demonstrate in order to be diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder?
A)a history of phobias
C)both obsessions and compulsions
D)realization that the obsessions or compulsions are excessive or unreasonable