Test Your Knowledge Of Anxitey Disorders.

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Anxiety Quizzes & Trivia

Generalized anxiety disorder is one of the major types of anxiety disorders and it is characterized by excessive, uncontrollable and unrealistic worry about everyday things. Do you remember the other types of disorders and what differentiates one from the others? Take the quick test below and refresh your memory on them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anxiety disorders are all linked by fear-what is the key difference among the disorders?
    • A. 

      How long the sypmtoms last

    • B. 

      The frequency of the panic attack

    • C. 

      The pattern of the anxierty

    • D. 

      How the fear manifests itself

  • 2. 
    The Yerkes-Dodson law is an empirical relationship between _______ and ___________, originally developed by psychologists, Robert M. Yerkes and John Dillingham Dodson in 1908
  • 3. 
    The law dictates that performance _________ with physiological or mental arousal, but only up to a point. When levels of arousal become too high, performance _________.
  • 4. 
    The Yerkes-Dodson law predicts that ___________ can improve performance in states of high arousal.
  • 5. 
    A 2007 review of the effects of stress hormones _______________ and human cognition revealed that memory performance vs. circulating levels of this hormone does manifest an upside down U shaped curve and the authors noted the resemblance to the Yerkes-Dodson curve.
  • 6. 
    It has also been shown that elevated levels of glucocorticoids ________ memory for emotionally arousing events but lead more often than not to ____ memory for material unrelated to the source of stress/emotional arousal.
  • 7. 
    Panic attacks begin....
    • A. 

      Slowly

    • B. 

      Spontaneously

    • C. 

      After exertion

    • D. 

      When you're scared

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