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Health Strands (5) Class Plan - Week of 2/25. Class Notes. Anxiety & DepressionNEW.notebook. Social Mental Health.notebook. Mental Health Conditions group project (4) Depression. Phobias: Specific Phobias Types and Symptoms. The term "phobia" refers to a group of anxiety symptoms brought on by certain objects or situations.

Phobias: Specific Phobias Types and Symptoms

A specific phobia, formerly called a simple phobia, is a lasting and unreasonable fear caused by the presence or thought of a specific object or situation that usually poses little or no actual danger. Exposure to the object or situation brings about an immediate reaction, causing the person to endure intense anxiety (nervousness) or to avoid the object or situation entirely. The distress associated with the phobia and/or the need to avoid the object or situation can significantly interfere with the person's ability to function. Adults with a specific phobia recognize that the fear is excessive or unreasonable, yet are unable to overcome it. There are different types of specific phobias, based on the object or situation feared, including: Animal phobias: Examples include the fear of dogs, snakes, insects, or mice. Panic attack.

Period of intense fear of sudden onset Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something bad is going to happen.[1][2] The maximum degree of symptoms occurs within minutes.[2] Typically they last for about 30 minutes but the duration can vary from seconds to hours.[3] There may be a fear of losing control or chest pain.[2] Panic attacks themselves are not typically dangerous physically.[6][7] Treatment of panic attacks should be directed at the underlying cause.[6] In those with frequent attacks, counselling or medications may be used.[5] Breathing training and muscle relaxation techniques may also help.[8] Those affected are at a higher risk of suicide.[2] Signs and symptoms[edit]

Panic attack

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Symptoms, Causes ... Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a type of mental illness.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Symptoms, Causes ...

People with OCD can have either obsessive thoughts and urges or compulsive, repetitive behaviors. Some have both obsessions and compulsions. OCD isn’t about habits like biting your nails or always thinking negative thoughts. The disorder can affect your job, school, and relationships and keep you from living a normal life.

Your thoughts and actions are beyond your control. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Understanding GAD - and the Symptoms Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by persistent and excessive worry about a number of different things.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

People with GAD may anticipate disaster and may be overly concerned about money, health, family, work, or other issues. Individuals with GAD find it difficult to control their worry. They may worry more than seems warranted about actual events or may expect the worst even when there is no apparent reason for concern. GAD is diagnosed when a person finds it difficult to control worry on more days than not for at least six months and has three or more symptoms.

GAD affects 6.8 million adults, or 3.1% of the U.S. population, in any given year. Sometimes just the thought of getting through the day produces anxiety. When their anxiety level is mild to moderate or with treatment, people with GAD can function socially, have full and meaningful lives, and be gainfully employed. Learn more symptoms. Treatment Information: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Anorexia Nervosa:Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment. Anorexia nervosa, also called anorexia, is a potentially life-threatening eating disorder that is characterized by self-starvation and excessive weight loss.

Anorexia Nervosa:Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

The disorder is diagnosed when a person weighs at least 15% less than his or her normal/ideal body weight. Extreme weight loss in people with anorexia nervosa can lead to dangerous health problems and even death. The term anorexia literally means "loss of appetite. " However, this definition is misleading as people with anorexia nervosa are often hungry but refuse food anyway. Bulimia nervosa. Binge Eating Disorder - WebMD. What Is Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge Eating Disorder - WebMD

Most people have had times when they ate too much, especially during a special occasion or holiday. Binge eating disorder is different. You feel like you can't stop, even if you're already uncomfortably full. You may eat a lot, quickly, even if you're not hungry. You feel ashamed about it. Baseball Rules: How To Play Baseball. Baseball is a sport that dates back as far as 1744 and formats of the game have been in place until the modern era today.

Baseball Rules: How To Play Baseball

The game is predominantly big in North America, Canada and Japan. The game is played worldwide with the pinnacle of sport coming from the World Series of Baseball. Ironically, this event is only competed by North American teams. Object of the Game The object of baseball is to score more runs than your opponent. Players & Equipment A game is played out between two teams, each made up of 9 players. The field is split into two sections: infield and outfield. The bats are made out of either wood, aluminium or metal materials. Scoring To score, a batter must hit the ball with the bat into the designated fielding area and make it around all four bases (before the fielding team is able to collect the ball and throw it to the base the batter is running to).

Players can score multiple points from one hit if more than one player is already on one of the bases. Winning the Game. Healthclass expectations and rules. Modifications during Gym Activities. Gym Lesson Plan. Lynn School Department - For Staff.